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MA Animation

Course Overview

The MA Animation course is a postgraduate programme designed for individuals passionate about the art of animation and looking to further their skills and knowledge in this field. It is a specialized programme that delves into various aspects of animation, including both traditional and digital techniques, storytelling, character development, and technical skills.

Students explore animation history, 2D and 3D animation, character design, storyboarding, visual effects, motion graphics, and digital compositing. They are encouraged to experiment with different styles, develop their animation style, and understand the principles of animation such as timing and movement.

plays a vital role, in teaching students to create engaging narratives and develop compelling characters. Projects and assignments provide practical experience, allowing students to apply their learning by creating short films or animated sequences. Collaboration on group projects fosters teamwork and communication skills.

With access to cutting-edge animation software and experienced faculty, students receive guidance and support from industry professionals. Graduates can pursue careers as animators, character designers, storyboard artists, or visual effects artists in various industries such as gaming, advertising, film, and television. Some may also choose academic or research positions or establish their animation studios.

Programme Duration: 2 Years (4 Semesters)

Eligibility: Under Graduation/ Equivalent

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Fields of Study

  • 2D & 3D Animation
  • Planning & Drawing for Animation
  • Character Animation
  • Acting for Animators
  • Rigging for Animation
  • Stop Motion Animation Techniques
  • 3D Modelling & Texturing
  • Compositing
  • Dynamic Simulations for Animation
  • VFX for Animation
  • Motion Graphics
  • Photography
  • Video Composing
  • Matte Painting
  • Media Ethics
  • Art Theory & Criticism

Career Opportunities

  • 2D & 3D Animator
  • Character Designer
  • 3D Modeller
  • Lighting Artist
  • Texturing Artist
  • Rigging Artist
  • Story Board Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • VFX Artist
  • Compositor
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • Matchmove Artist
  • Previsualization Artist
  • Technical Director