SCOPE OF ANIMATION AFTER 12TH

In the present time, Animation as a carrier option has boundless scope. There are various ongoing domestic projects as well as outsourced projects from the industry giants in animation industry.

This has fuelled the growth of this industry in India in spite of global economic crises.  For an individual who loves to create magic has immense opportunity with proper education and guidance. There are courses and avenues an individual can pursue after finishing his or her 12th grade.

The major problem students find in case they are not good with maths, physics and science what will they do. Their parents also are extremely worried about their future prospect.

This happens to be quite common symptom now a days.

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At the very beginning one has to be clear in his / her understanding about the field one is entering. Often animation is misunderstood as cartoon creation.

To end that confusion animation can be defined as a process of making the illusion of motion and the illusion of change by means of rapid display of a sequence of images.

To simplify, animation is the art of making inanimate objects alive with modern computer techniques.

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As an animator an individual can use techniques like 2D hand drawing, 2D computer generated sketches, 3D computer generated  animation, stop motion or model animation techniques .

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The method depends on the specialized skill acquired by the animator or individual.  Animation is done now –days with the help of computer and various software’s are used to create 2D and 3D animation.

In India, different courses are available in animation.

Diploma courses, Certificate Courses, skill based specialization courses etc.

The duration varies from 36 months to less than 6 months respectively. The eligibility for the Courses is 10+2.

Whereas institutes allow even 10+ to take up Diploma and Certificate Courses. Since it’s a skilled based course.

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Sometimes the Certificate Courses help an individual to assess oneself if he or she is suitable for this field. As a student when an individual is being taught the very basic skills of the trade, he gets to know whether he is in the right carrier path.

While choosing the right course a person has to know the various courses offered by institutes and the jobs offered by the industry, with the clear understanding of the skill required for the specific job roles.

A person can approach the industry with a specific job role in mind and prepare himself with the required skill and courses.

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A person who wants to concentrate on preproduction and digital film making with overall concentration on 3D animation should have an exposure to the following areas:

  • Pre-production,
  • Storyboarding
  • Cinematography
  • Concepts of Film Making
  • Stop Motion
  • Digital Design
  • Compositing
  • Sound Editing
  • Concepts of Non-Linear Editing
  • Modeling & Texturing
  • Lighting & Rendering
  • Particle & Dynamics
  • Character Setup & Skinning
  • Character Animator

Moreover to cater to the requirement one should have the knowledge of the required software’s on 3D animation.

The software’s are Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After effects, Adobe Audition and Autodesk 3ds Max.

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The job roles on offer with the above are as follows:

  • 3D Modeling Artist
  • Character Animator
  • Texturing Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • Rigging Artist
  • Render Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • 3D Generalist

Again for a person who wants to concentrate on all the aspects of 3D Animation should learn certain specific software’s like Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk Maya and Autodesk Mudbox. The skill and knowledge required are:

  • Pre-production
  • Storyboarding
  • Concepts of Filmmaking
  • Digital Painting
  • Matte Painting
  • BG Modeling & Surfacing
  • 3D Character Development
  • Texturing & Look Development
  • Lighting & Rendering
  • Particle & Dynamics
  • Rigging & Character Setup
  • Character Animator

The job roles offer for an individual with the above set of skill is as follows:

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  • 3D Modeling Artist
  • Character Animator
  • Texturing Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • Rigging Artist
  • Render Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • 3D Generalist

For venturing into the animation industry with complete knowledge of the process of animation film making from preproduction to post production require something extra on the knowledge and skill part. A person should have exposure to the following areas:

  • Pre-Production
  • Storyboarding
  • Cinematography
  • Stop-Motion
  • Video Editing
  • Digital Design
  • Sound Editing
  • 3D Design & Modelling
  • Digital Sculpting
  • Look Development
  • Lighting & Rendering
  • Fluid, Hair & Cloth FX
  • Character Set-up & Skinning
  • Character Animation
  • Visual Effects
  • Composition
  • 3D Tracking & Match Moving

For a person to become a job-ready professional in the industry , acceptable by animation studios , graphic design companies and gaming studios should go for specialization on any one of the following subjects as per requirement of the industry :

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  1. Modelling and Texturing
  2. Lighting Shading
  3. Animation

Specific software skill is required for such a professional. The software’s should be learnt are the following :

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Audition
  • Autodesk 3dsmax
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Autodesk Mudbox
  • Eyeon Fusion
  • Autodesk MatchMover

The job roles on offer for a person with the above knowledge and skill are:

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  • Modeling Artist
  • Character Animator
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • Texture Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • Rigging Artist
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Compositing Artist
  • FX Artist
  • Compositor
  • Match Moving Artist
  • Render Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • Digital Sculptor
  • Roto & Clean-up Artist
  • Video Editor

As per data of the animation industry pay scale of 2017, the average pay for an Animator is around Rs 3, 53,000 per year. Experience plays a key role in salary in this industry.

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We at Maac Kolkata help aspirant who wants to build a career in animation, with relevant hands on practical training from best faculty team who are industry expert and experienced people in the said field.

At Maac Kolkata, we not only focus on quality teaching staff and infrastructure, but also on the placements of the students.

MAAC offers 100% Placement Assistance to all its students. The placements begin before the course ends and large number of students are already placed before their course ends.

For this reason, Maac Kolkata has been ranked as the best animation, VFX and multimedia training institute in Kolkata and eastern India by the students unanimously.

 

 

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