About B.sc ANIMATION
The Bachelor’s Degree in Animation at IIMT is a full-time program that provides a deep understanding of anatomy, expressions, emotions, film techniques, and animation methodologies to create finest animation works.
The program gives the students every practice necessary to build specialist skills on animation by deploying the latest in technology rather than completely relying on technology. The students are guided to streamline their ideas and improve their visual communication and storytelling skills. They are given intense hands-on practice on the nuances of creating animation works for different mediums, including films, television, advertisements, games, education, and more. They are also given an insight of the latest AR, VR, and MR technologies.
Why Animation Design?
Join the Large and Ever Growing Industry
With 14 kids’ channels and big broadcasting partners in India, there is a drastic need for localized original animation content. Also, as a potential market for animated movies and as a hub of low cost and skilled manpower, India has become the prime hub for outsourcing animation work. This has made many Indian studios, like Tata Elxsi, Reliance Media Works, Prime Focus, and Pixion to partner or enter in co production with American and European studios to produce animation content.
In addition, concepts like Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality has opened the markets for Animation industry to produce quality content for Edutainment. All these imply that the Animation world in India is expanding big time and is assured to offer highly promising job opportunities to skilled ones.
Wondering if You Can Be a Part of Bachelor’s Degree Animation?
Once you complete your higher secondary education or an equivalent education, you become eligible to take up this Bachelor’s Degree Animation Program.
In addition, if you are the one who enjoys comics, relishes best storytelling, applauses highly imaginative works, and are ready to explore your skills for a challenging career, then this Bachelor’s Degree Animation Program is your best choice.
The Learning Curve
Enabling students to give shape to their wildest imaginations is the best challenge we take up in this course through varied learning methodologies. From regular classroom sessions and group learning to studio practices, research oriented learning, sessions from professionals, outdoor learning, internships, and real-time project works, students are taken through every effective way of learning in the three years of study.
Year I – A mass the Conceptualization & Communication Skills
Digital designing and visual communication come as the basics to start with, through which the students get to design static objects, characters, and interactive frameworks with sheer perspective of emotions, actions, texts, influential images, and even comical art. The students explore various art materials and techniques used through different periods and movements of art. They get a clear understanding of 3d spacing, textures, colours, perspective, and more that helps in conceptualizing by making miniatures. The students also get the opportunity to extend their conceptual, practical, and technical skills by experimenting different art forms and technical areas of delivering the required output.
Year II – Practice to Depict Ideas on Screen
Extending the knowledge received, this year encourages students to execute their design skills, communication style, and knowledge on techniques with respect to par real time design requirements. The students get an advanced outlook of designing for varied mediums with best understanding of client – target – product relationship. They get their hands on layout designing, asset creation, modeling, texturing, lighting, animating, rigging, and so on that provides enough practice in their specialized area of study. The students are expected to produce their independent animation works through critical self analysis and by exhibiting in-depth research outputs.
Year III – Bring to Life Your Animation Professional
Getting ready to enter the challenging world, the students work collaboratively in a Design Development team applying and further developing their problem-solving, design, development, and evaluation skills in creating content that address a real world problem. Students develop their excellence in performing every key step, right from ideation, conceptualization, and storyboarding to production of individual programs of work using a range of media and techniques. The students are also guided through portfolio creation, maintenance, and presentation techniques.
Skills to Build
Skills to Seek as an Animation Professional
- Clay Modeling
- Stop Motion
- Digital Art
- Digital Modeling
- Digital Texturing/Lighting
- Autodesk Maya
Learning beyond the Walls
Making students grow as a challenging animation professional with eminent skills and focus on future demands happens at IIMT through varied effective teaching methodologies. The students are taken through classroom sessions; seminars, workshops, and other sessions from eminent industry professionals; outdoor learning sessions; showcasing events and more.
Learn through Your Own Research
Knowledge built through self exploration will be the one retained for ever; and at IIMT, students get to build such knowledge through their research projects that they got to work on for every module.
Watch the Techniques Live
Animation students are made to visit related studios, design firms, and realted industries to watch the techniques and methodologies live. This gives a clear understanding of how the industry works.
Learn from Professionals and their Works
Professionals holding a reputed position in the industry visit our students regularly to share their knowledge on techniques, technology, and the industry through seminars, workshops, and interactive sessions. Students are also taken to professional conferences, art galleries, and similar events for them to understand the wide possibilities, and the current and futuristic technologies.
Compete Your Skills
Students are encouraged to participate in every renowned competition, national and international, to help them understand their proficiency level, identify their area of expertise/improvement, and build contacts with like minds and professionals.
Practice Real Time
The curriculum at IIMT insists students to take up an internship in any related organization to get a clear and early insight of the industry, and build confidence to take up a job.
Be Assessed on Your Skills
At IIMT, the learning outcome of each module is assessed through periodical Formative Assessments, Assignments, Research Works, and through the originality, innovation and product of the final Project. Also, continuous monitoring of each student is done throughout the year through peer assessments and internal/external reviews.
PRACTICAL LEARNING FACILITIES
Learn by Doing – Right from the Basics
Realize the best way to put across your story on screen through the best-in-class facilities at IIMT.
Explore Your Drawing Skills
The exclusive live sketching rooms and highly skilled artists as faculties help students experiment their drawing skills that is important to seek a cutting edge as an animator.
Work on Your Physical Models
Comprehensive art studio to practice clay modeling and other techniques of modeling give the students a perfect hands-on the traditional techniques.
The Knowledge Repository
Right from history of art and design to techniques with latest technology, the students have access to all animation design information through 100s of books and magazines. This helps them research beyond the class lectures and gain immense knowledge of the industry and current trends.
Get Placed as a…
With an exclusive Placement Cell that holds a record of 100% placement, till date, we assure best jobs for every student who have gathered their skills and are ready to take up challenges of the industry.
As a Bachelor’s Degree Animation graduate, students can get opportunities in varied industries that need animated content, like animation studios, movies, television studios, game studios, architectural firms, advertising agencies, automotive companies, product design firms, e-learning firms and many more. The students can find a position as a:
- Modeling & Texturing Artist
- Lighting & Rendering Artist
- Rigging Artist
- FX Artist
- Storyboard Artist
- Character Modeler
- Asset Modeler
- Pre-Viz Artist
- Concept Artist
- Creative Director
- Art Director
- Visual Designer
- Film Director
- Graphic Designer
- Motion Graphic Designer
Each student can opt for their field of expertise with confidence, as the curriculum at IIMT guides them to build a solid portfolio in their area of interest/specialization.
WHY CHOOSE IIMT TO STUDY THE ANIMATION COURSE?
Only at IIMT
- This practical program on Animation comes with 100% placement, world-class curriculum and a degree certified by an eminent university.
- The highly equipped labs, frequent sessions from industry professionals, and showcase events give the best learning experience.
- The focus the program gives towards futuristic technologies and the global knowledge that veterans in our knowledge brigade brings help students stand apart as best in the industry.
- Above these, the opportunity to work on Dissertations, create Portfolio, and take up Internship with renowned companies gives the sheer confidence and a cutting edge as an animation professional.