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Top 10 Animation Institutes in India

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Who can never forget movies like Ice Age, Madagaskar, Kung Fu Panda. Those are just a few fascinating examples of what animation can do.

Today, the animation industry is one of the fastest growing industry. In India, this industry is expected to grow at the rate of 22% in every year, according to NASSCOM.

World's biggest animation studios like WaltDisney, Sony Entertainment & Turner Entertainment are making entry into every corner of the globe to make animation films.

There is a difference between cartooning and animation. Cartooning means drawing caricatures of characters with some distinct subtleties to make the character evoke a sense of comedy. Whereas, animation is the art of making characters like living beings.

What is Animation:
Animation is the term we use to describe any film that is deliberately made one frame at a time by manipulating drawings, puppets or computer-generated imagery. It is the technique of photographing successive drawings or positions of puppets or models to create an illusion of movement when the film is shown as a sequence.

Here is the list of top 10 animation institutes in India.

RankName of the InstituteWebsite
1Arena MultimediaClick here
2 Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematic (MAAC)Click here
3 Zee Institute of Creative Arts (ZICA)Click here
4 Global School of AnimationClick here
5 Whistling Woods International InstituteClick here
6 Tekno Point MultimediaClick here
7 Picasso Animation CollegeClick here
8 Apeejay Institute of DesignClick here
9 Toonz Webel Academy (TWA)Click here
10 Massco MediaClick here

Arena Multimedia

  • Arena Animation is the Animation, Web designing, VFX & Multimedia education arm of Aptech Ltd.
  • Over the past 18 years, Arena Animation has successfully trained more than 400,000 students through its career-oriented courses.
  • It was established in 1998.

For further information, visit Arena Multimedia

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematic (MAAC)

  • MAAC is the high-end 3D Animation & VFX education brand of Aptech.
  • Through its wide network of centres, MAAC has prepared thousands of students for careers in Animation, VFX, Film-making, Gaming, Web and Graphics Design.
  • The Academy provides quality education through career-oriented courses, leading to top-notch job placements.
  • It was established in 2001.

For further information, visit MAAC

Zee Institute of Creative Arts (ZICA)

  • Zee Institute of Creative Art (ZICA) is the nation's first full-fledged Classical and Digital Animation Training Academy.
  • It trains youth in classical 2D and modern 3D animation.
  • It was established in 1995.

For further information, visit ZICA

Global School of Animation

  • Global School of Animation was founded in 2009.
  • It is located in Delhi and Chennai.

For further information, visit Global School of Animation

Whistling Woods International Institute

  • Whistling Woods International Institute (WWI), for Film, Fashion & Communication was founded by Film-maker Subhash Ghai in 2006.
  • Within a short span of 8 years the Institute has become the preferred destination to nurture creative talent in India & globally.

For further information, visit Whistling Woods International Institute

Tekno Point Multimedia

  • Tekno Point positions itself as a catalyst for adoption of latest in Adobe Products.
  • They empower you to benefit from and be a part of digital world via 3 services - Consulting, Training and Interactive.

For further information, visit Tekno Point Multimedia

Picasso Animation College

  • Picasso Animation College has earned a reputation as a stalwart in the field of animation.
  • Established by Picasso Digital Media (Pvt Ltd), the Picasso Animation College has endeavored to instill and nurture creativity in talented individuals .
  • It helps to sculpt competitive professionals and imbibe them with the tools necessary to flourish within global standards of quality.

For further information, visit Picasso Animation College

Apeejay Institute of Design

  • Apeejay Institute of Design was established in 1991 by the industrial hours of Apeejay to mould it into "A premier Design Institute of the Country".
  • The institution aims to nurture and promote "Art, Culture and Design".

For further information, visit Apeejay Institute of Design

Toonz Webel Academy (TWA)

  • Toonz Academy is one of the top animation school in Kerala, dedicated at honing the skills of students with a passion for animation.
  • The Academy with its proven academic skill through the years is into bring out the real talent in students and groom them to be the most sought after professionals.

For further information, visit Toonz Webel Academy (TWA)

Massco Media

  • Media is about being where the action is MassCoMedia is committed to instil the right mix of courage and conviction into a student to enable content of substance to be delivered.
  • MassCoMedia is in sync with industry requirements using state-of-the-art and in-vogue equipment systems.

For further information, visit Massco Media

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