Advanced Diploma in Animation film Making

Vriksha Academy of Media Arts
In Bangalore

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Typology Diploma
Location Bangalore
Duration 18 Months
  • Diploma
  • Bangalore
  • Duration:
    18 Months

Advanced diploma in animation film making is the complete animation film making course. It begins with an art foundation where the emphasis is on developing the visual and artistic skills of the candidate first, and then proceeds to the aesthetics and science of animation. One will be trained in the mechanics of motion, its applications in bio-mechanics, where the principles of motion is practical


Where and when

Starts Location
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No: 599, Aishwarya Arcade, 2nd Floor, 12th Cross, 8th Main, J.P.Nagar 2nd Phase, 560078, Karnataka, India
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Starts On request
No: 599, Aishwarya Arcade, 2nd Floor, 12th Cross, 8th Main, J.P.Nagar 2nd Phase, 560078, Karnataka, India
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Course programme

Semester - I
The first three months is basic art foundation. The students will be exposed to the basics of drawing and more importantly good visuals. Starting with contour drawings and understanding values, the course will grade up to still life studies and anatomical studies culminating in adapting this understanding into cartoon characters.
  • Art foundation
  • Drawing for Animation
Semester - II
The next 3 months will be devoted to understanding the principles of animation and applying them to objects and characters. Starting with simple object animation, the course will grade up through bio mechanical actions to basic character acting
  • Animation basics-mechanics
  • Animation basics-bio mechanics
  • Production process
  • Character Animation basics
Semester - III
The next 6 months will take the students through an understanding of pre production, post production and character acting. The students will also be introduced to 3D animation using Maya as the medium.
  • Script & screen play
  • Design for animation
  • Story boarding & slugging
  • Scene design & layout
  • Posing & character layout
  • Animating special effects
  • Digital basics & environment
  • Digital character modeling & rigging
  • Digital set design
  • Digital animation-basics
  • Digital texturing & lighting
  • Digital rendering
During these three months the students will explore the advanced techniques of digital character animation. The emphasis is on the single and multiple character action and interaction in a story context.
  • Digital character animation-advanced
  • Pantomime
  • Dialogue based acting
  • Multiple character animation

Semester - V

The students will be required to finally create a short film in 3D (Maya) performing the complete production process under the guidance of the studio staff.
  • Digital compositing
  • Short film production
At the end of the course the students come out with:
  • A Diploma in Animation Film Making
  • A professional demo reel and portfolio.
  • Proven proficiency in the process of animation film making.
  • An understanding of the business of ani

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