The development of Advanced Animation Technology has resulted in birth of new specialisation and opening up as a new field for today's youngsters. In other words we can say that 'Animators get creative boost'.
Animated movies like Life of Pi and Prometheus to name a few are the films which were nominated for the Oscars in the category of Best Visual Effects. Both these movies have an Indian connection as Bangalore-based animation firm Technicolor India was one of the team who worked on animation for the film.
With an official Oscar nod in place the spotlight finally falls on the Indian animation Industry. This way, the industry in expected to touch the billion dollar mark by the end of 2013 growing rapidly at the rate of 23% annually.
The students are to get more specialisations from now on. Yes! More exciting and rewarding opportunities are available for those seeking to make a career in this field and students with a degree in animation have a very wide range of career options available like character modelling, rigging, 2D and 3D animation and game design and more.
Below are the list of Specialisation and top institute which are providing the same.
1. Medical Animation: Animation and Multimedia Institute- Pune.
2. Animation and VFX: Media Design School, New Zealand
3. Game Design: Vancouver Film School, Canada
4. Architectural Visualisation: State of Srt: Italy
5. 3D Animation: Arena Animation, Gurgaon
6. Compositing Images: Reliance AIMS, Pune