In the recent years, animations and visual effects have manifested its vital presence in various fields including Film, Television, Web Designing, Engineering, Performing Arts, and Corporate Communications. Animation and visual effects aid the growth of these industries, and help them hit the global market. These have opened the doors for aspiring and creative career opportunities related to animation and visual effects.
Having providing proficient Designers to the industry for the past 17 years, IMAGE continues the service in the field of animation and visual effects through a Diploma course in Animation and VFX. The program starts with introducing the concepts of Visual Design, Graphic Design, and Web Design. It then moves on to providing a foundation on 3D Design concepts and Digital Video Editing. The program covers specialization modules; such as Advanced Art, which includes Advanced Figure Drawing Techniques, Painting Techniques, Drawing for Walk Cycle Animation, Cartoon Basics, and Character Creation; 2D Animation, which introduces Animation Principles, Script Writing, Storyboarding, Flash Animation Concepts, and Animation Process; and Advanced Animation, which includes Advanced Modeling Techniques, Architectural Walkthrough, Advanced Texturing, Natural & Studio Lighting, Character Rigging, Character Animation, Set Creation, Fluid Effects, Advanced Rendering Techniques, Matte Painting, Basic and Advanced Compositing techniques.
The Diploma course in Animations and VFX can be taken up as a 20 or 10 months course, based on the students' requirements. This course enables the students to enter into the field of Animation, Feature Film, Television and Video Games. On successfully completing this course, students can position themselves as a Compositor, Rotoscope Artist, Postproduction Artist, Compositor, Visual Effects Supervisor, and so on.
Graphic Design is a comprehensive module that trains in creating effective visual communication. The exhaustive curriculum incorporates visualization, concept development, design techniques and composition through design case studies and hands-on exercises. The module provides specialization in areas, such as layout, illustration, print based graphics and digital graphics.
Visual Design is an extensive hands-on foundation module in Digital Visual Art & Design, aimed to stimulate the student's creativity and imagination. Through Art & Design assignments, students master how to make aesthetic and practical design decisions. Also they learn about the diverse roles and functions of design elements in present-day life and their applications in Digital Visual Media.
Web Design is a Web-focused module that helps master the art and skill of effectively communicating to global audience through a Website. The project-based curriculum covers all aspects of creating an effective site including interactive design and interface design. Comprehensive coverage extends from basic to advanced content creation for optimal Web delivery.
3D Design provides a foundation to the understanding of 3D concepts like modeling, texturing, lighting, camera, animation & rendering in a simplified manner. The module is innovative, project focused and encourages teamwork, planning and thoughtful execution of 3D project. The Media Animation project taught in this module serves as a strong foundation for aspiring 3D Modelers, Texture Artists, Visual Effects Artists, Character Animators and prepares them to cope with the Specialization modules to be taught in the later part of the Diploma program.
Digital Video Editing adds interest and variety to the Diploma. The module enables the students to make a rough cut of their 3D and Visual FX works, and apply interesting transitions and video effects. Students learn video capturing, professional video-editing techniques like 3-point editing, synchronize audio and video, apply filters and output the edited video to various file formats.
|Normal Track||20 Months
2 hrs classes on alternate days (Monday, Wednesday, Friday (OR) Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)
|Fast Track||10 Months
2 hrs class every day (Monday to Saturday)
The film and TV industry is making great strides in quality content creation, production and development which are distributed all over the world. The highway to this success was paved by the growth of Visual Effects and Animation industries. Many Indian visual effects and animation studio work from India turning pixels into Hollywood films. Being home to one of the largest producer of film and TV content, the Indian market is always in demand for more quality professionals. The key role of a visual effects artist is to make imaginations come true on screen. This specialization offered by Image prepares the student to enter this evergreen industry as a Compositor, Rotoscope Artist, Post Production Artist, Visual Effects Supervisor, etc to be a part of Animation, Feature film, TV and Video game industries.