M.A. Communication Design (Animation and VFX)

Course Overview

Our Master of Arts in Animation and Visual Effects program is a comprehensive and advanced course designed to propel students into the exciting world of digital animation and VFX. This program equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the rapidly evolving entertainment and media industries. Through a diverse range of courses, students explore the intricacies of animation, visual effects, and digital storytelling, preparing them for leading roles in animation studios, film production companies, gaming companies, and more.

Course Commencement

Date : August 2024

Course Highlights
  1. Animation
  2. Visual Effects
  3. Game Art and Design
  4. Graphic Design
  5. Advertising
Eligibility

The qualification required to apply for the program is a minimum of 50% marks in the respective bachelor's degree from a recognized university

Career Path
  1. Digital Artist
  2. Digital Effects Painter
  3. Visual Effects Animator
  4. Technical Director
  5. 3d Animator
  6. Artist Character Designer
  7. Texturing artist
Curriculum Structure

Courses across the Semesters for M.A. Interactive Game Art, Design and Development are as below:

Semester 1
  1. VISUAL DESIGN - PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS
  2. HISTORY OF ART AND DESIGN
  3. BUSINESS MANAGEMENT FOR CREATIVE AND DESIGN DOMAINS (OR)
  4. PRODUCT DESIGN AND LEAN DESIGN PRINCIPAL
  5. STORY TELLING (OR)
  6. FUNDAMENTALS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
  7. RESEARCH ARTICLE 1
Semester 2
  1. STRATEGIC DESIGN FRAMEWORK
  2. DEVELOPING VISUAL NARRATIVES
  3. BRANDING ELEMENT
  4. 3D MODELLING, TEXTURING AND RIGGING
  5. ASSET PIPELINE FOR GAMES
  6. GRAPHIC DESIGN AND COMMUNICATION
  7. CGI FOUNDATION FOR VFX
  8. PCL I - RESEARCH AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT
  9. RESEARCH ARTICLE 2
  10. SOCIAL NETWORKING

Semester 3
  1. IP LAW FOR DESIGN / INFORMATION GRAPHICS
  2. VIDEO EDITING TECHNQUIE
  3. ADVANCED ANIMATION
  4. DIGITAL MARKETING AND ADVERTISEMENT
  5. NEXTGEN CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
  6. INTERACTIVE MEDIA DESIGN
  7. ADVANCED COMPOSTING THEORY AND COMPUTING
  8. PCL 2 - RESEARCH AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT
Semester 4
  1. PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
  2. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE - INTERNSHIP
  3. MAJOR PROJECT
  4. PCL 3 - RESEARCH AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT
  5. RESEARCH ARTICLE 3

Note:
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 M.A

Upon completing our Master of Arts in Animation and Visual Effects program, graduates enter a world of diverse and exciting career opportunities. They can lead animation projects as

  1. Senior Animators
  2. VFX Supervisors
  3. Animation Directors
  4. Visual Effects Artists
  5. Storyboard Artists
  6. Animation Educators

The world of immersive experiences beckons through VR/AR Content Creation, and for those drawn to the gaming industry, there's Game Design. Additionally, Motion Graphics Designers bring dynamic visuals to advertising and marketing, and Freelance Animators/VFX Artists enjoy the freedom to work on various projects. Equipped with advanced skills, practical experience, and valuable industry connections, our graduates are well-prepared to lead and innovate in the ever-evolving animation and visual effects field.


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