“ANI-PRO - Animation Pro.”

Duration

26 months, 4 semesters, comprehensive animation course with training in pre-production, production & post-production.

Classes

Classes are typically held 3 times a week for 2 hours per session.

Eligibility

Course highlights

  • Industry-relevant curriculum.
  • Includes concept-based modules such as Animation Design & Visualization, Anatomy Study, Perspectives, Study of Light & Shade, Concepts of 2D Digital Animation, Concepts of Storyboarding, Concepts of 3D Animation.
  • Application of Principles of Animation.
  • Practical application of tools & software.
  • The course leads to job opportunities in:
    • Animation film production studios
    • Television channels
    • Television production houses
    • Ad production houses
    • E-learning companies
    • Medical animation studios
    • Web studios (Internet advertising)
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Arena Animation Pro modules

  • Semester 1

    Animation Design & Visualization

    Overview

    This semester lays the foundation for learning Animation design, animation drawing & principles of animation. It includes study of anatomy, perspectives & digital art.

    Modules

    • Animation Fundamentals
    • Fundamentals of Design & Visualization
    • Basic drawings with form
    • Study of perspectives
    • Anatomy study
    • Digital drawing
    • Life & gesture drawing
    • Concepts of lighting & shading
    • Digital art
    • Application of principles of animation
    • Study of rhythm & lip sync

    Software taught

    • Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended
    • Flash CS4

  • Semester 2 

    Pre-production for Animation

    Overview

    The second semester enhances skills in pre-production aspects such as concept design, storytelling, scriptwriting, character designing & layouts, storyboarding with application of film language and creating animatics.

    Modules

    • Concept design
    • Art of storytelling & scriptwriting
    • Character design
    • Layouts
    • Acting & expressions
    • Concepts of storyboarding & film language
    • Editing for animatics
    • E-Project

    Software taught

    • Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended
    • Flash CS4
    • Adobe Premiere Pro CS4

    E-Project

    A project proposal that includes Synopsis, Script & Screenplay, Character Designs & Layouts, Storyboard & Animatics.

    Career options at end of this semester:

    • Pre-production artist
    • Scriptwriter
    • Character Designer
    • Layout Artist
    • Storyboard Artist

  • Semester 3 

    Production for Animation

    Overview

    The third semester covers production for animation - both high-end 2D Digital & 3D.

    Modules

    • Concepts of 2D Digital Animation
    • 2D Digital production process
    • Clay modeling
    • 3D modeling
    • Texturing
    • Rigging
    • Animation principles in 3D
    • Lip Sync & Sound Synchronisation

    Software taught

    • Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended
    • Flash CS4
    • Maya Unlimited 2009

  • Semester 4

    Post-production & Specialization for Animation

    Overview

    The last semester covers post-production process in animation & animation specialization. At the end of this semester, students will create a portfolio in a specialized area of animation.

    Modules

    • Lighting & rendering
    • Concepts of compositing & editing
    • Post-production
    • Specialisation & Digital Portfolio Development

      Animation specialization areas (students pick one of 5):

      • 2D Digital Animation
      • Modelling & Texturing
      • Lighting & Rendering
      • Rigging & Animation
      • Compositing & VFX
    • E-Project

    Software taught

    • Maya Unlimited 2009
    • Adobe After Effects / Combustion

    E-Project

    30-second short film in 2D Digital Animation or 3D Animation.