Animation and Multimedia is one of the most emerging industries in India. India is becoming one of the primary capitals for animation in the world.
Due to a pool of talent, available technology, a great English speaking workforce, and cheap labor rates, even western countries are now outsourcing animation projects from India.
The dragon of Game of Thrones, the blue colored species of Avatar, Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent or everyone’s favorite ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ were all created in India by Indian animation artists.
The animation and multimedia projects have also increased in number due to the usage of the same in Indian TV series, web series, animated films, advertisements, social media marketing tools, movies and more. Indigenous animated series like Bal Ganesh, MotuPatlu, ChotaBheem, and many others have become huge hits among the children. Result? – A huge and ever-increasing number of animation projects. But there are not enough skilled animation artists in the country to meet this huge need currently. Out of every 100 job vacancies in the field, almost 80 are remaining vacant.
If you are a tech-savvy person, creative in mind and have a little bit of interest in drawing, then this is the right time for you to think about joining the animation and multimedia profession.
A B.Sc in Animation and Multimedia is the right degree for aspirants who want to make a career in the animation field.
A degree course of B.Sc in Animation and Multimedia under the MaulanaAbulKalam Azad University of Technology is basically divided into 3 parts – Graphics, Web Designing, and Animation.
Latest software and technology as per industry standards are used to train the students so that they are job ready while passing out from their respective colleges.
Illustrator, Photoshop, Coral Draw and likewise software are used for graphics. For web designing, students first learn to design a template in photoshop and then convert it in HTML codes through the tools of Dreamweaver. For 2D and 3D animation, Adobe Flash and Maya respectively are the two technologies that are used extensively by the industry. As character animation is more in fashion now, these software have surpassed the others in case of 2D and 3D animation.
Applying for multimedia courses also is a hassle-free exercise. For a B.Sc in Animation and Multimedia course, the eligibility criteria are just 50% marks in 12th boards. Students with some creative aptitude and knowledge in computer can apply for this course in their desired college through online method or by visiting the college premises.
One of the best colleges for multimedia courses in Kolkata is iLEAD. iLEAD conducts the degree course of B.Sc in Animation and Multimedia in association with HiTech Animation, one of the premiere animation production house in Eastern India.
This provides the students with ample opportunities to work in live projects and become skilled professionals in the field at the time of passing out.
As the demand for animation professional is so high at the moment, any aspirant can take advantage of the heavy demand and enroll in a graduation course of animation to become an animation artist in the future.