B.A. Communication Design (Animation and VFX)

Course Overview

The School of Design, Media, and Creative Arts at JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) stands out as one of the best communication design in VFX and Animation colleges in Bangalore. B.A. Communication Design programme in Animation and VFX of JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) programme is an immersive journey into the world of digital creativity, animation, and visual effects. Designed to nurture the next generation of animators and VFX artists, this comprehensive programme offers a diverse range of courses to equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to excel in this dynamic industry.

B.A. Animation and VFX Course Highlights

This programme at one of the best design colleges in Bangalore will lay the foundation for strategic research in the domain, understanding of design attributes, development and realisation of products and accessories for various niche markets

Course Commencement

Date : August 2024

Duration of Study

4 Years (8 semesters)


The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science or Commerce from PUC / ISC / CBSE or an equivalent board. A course recognized as equivalent thereto by the University.

Curriculum Structure

Courses inside B.A. Animation and VFX after the Foundation Year (First Year) are as below:

Candidates admitted into the B.A. Animation and VFX programme in Communication Design undergo a common Foundation Year. Students are introduced to developing their design sensibilities with several experiential opportunities. The design courses students get to experience the design foundation through are:

Semester 1
  1. History of Design
  2. Design Study
  3. Design Lab: Image Editing Techniques
  4. Drawing Skills
  5. Language Courses
  6. Mind Management and Human Values
Semester 2
  1. Drawing Skill: Life Study
  2. Undertaking Visual Research
  3. Storytelling - Developing Visual Narrative
  4. Video and Audio editing
  5. Language Courses
  6. Mind Management and Human Values
  7. Research and Entrepreneurship Project

Semester 3
  1. Design Thinking and Contextual Application
  2. Environmental Studies
  3. Visualization Art
  4. CGI Foundation for VFX
  5. Prop Modeling and Texturing
  6. Motion graphics for film and television
Semester 4
  1. 3D Matchmoving
  2. Indian Constitution
  3. Character development for Animation
  4. Mattepainting & CG Environment
  5. Rigging and Creature Effect
  6. Foundation In VFX Compostiing

Semester 5
  1. Digital Cinematography
  2. Art of Story Telling
  3. Internship
  4. Acting for Animation
  5. CGI Animation Foundation for VFX
  6. Advance Animation
  7. VFX: Art of Articulate Roto and Paint
  8. Emerging Technologies
Semester 6
  1. Project
  2. Effect Animation
  3. Acquistion for VFX
  4. CGI Lighting and look Development
  6. E-Commerce

Semester 7
  1. Advance Research Methodology 1
  2. Collaborative Project
  3. Foreign Language 1
Semester 8
  1. Advance Research Methodology 2
  2. Foreign Language 2

Courses on offer are subject to change between semesters or academic years depending on relevant recommendations from experts in industry, academia and other important stakeholders

Exploring Opportunities Following B.A

As one of the top design colleges in Bangalore, graduates with a B.A. Communication Design programme in Animation and VFX possesses a unique skill set that allows them to conceptualise, design, and develop innovative products. They work across industries such as consumer electronics, automotive, and more. Upon completing the programme, graduates are poised to explore a myriad of career opportunities in the animation and VFX industry.

  1. Animation Producers
  2. Character Animators
  3. Compositors
  4. Cinematographers

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