Diploma Courses

Diploma in Animation and Visual Effects

This Course provides overall knowledge on 2D Classical & Digital, 3D Animation & Visual effects. The first semester covers fundamentals of art and design. The second semester includes 2D classical and digital animation. The third semester covers all the elements of 3D Animation so that the student is capable of developing 3D short films. In the fourth or last semester the student is exposed to visual effects.

Course Contents

FUNDAMENTALS OF ART, DESIGN AND VISUALIZATION (6 MONTHS)

  • Fundamentals of art, design and visualization
  • History of animation
  • Principles of design
  • Photography
  • Fundamentals of drawing
  • Still life
  • Character Design
  • Background Design
  • Perspective
  • Colour Theory
  • Introduction to Computer Graphics
  • Claymation

SOFTWARE:

  • Adobe Photoshop

2D CLASSICAL AND DIGITAL ANIMATION (6 MONTHS)

  • Mechanics
  • Digital Animation by Flash
  • Bio Mechanics
  • Special Effects
  • Story boarding
  • Acting
  • Audio / Video Editing

SOFTWARE:

  • Sound Forge
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Flash

3D ANIMATION (6 MONTHS)

  • Modeling
  • Texturing
  • Rigging
  • Lighting
  • Rendering
  • 3D Animation

SOFTWARE:

  • Autodesk Maya

VISUAL EFFECTS AND POST PRODUCTION (6 MONTHS)

  • Dynamics (Particle, Hair and Fur, N–Cloth and N -Dynamics)
  • Compositing with After effect, Fusion and Nuke

SOFTWARE:

  • Autodesk Maya
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Eyeon Fusion
  • Foundry Nuke

EMERGING STUDENT PROFILE :

This diploma holder will be able to find his place in the Animation or Visual Effects studio. He/She will have the ability to contribute to any/all departments of the production pipeline, with clear understanding of fundamentals. They can become all-rounder assets for the studio.

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