Animation Film Design (AFD)

Animation Film Design(AFD

By 2020, the Animation & VFX industry in India will be worth Rs. 9000 crores*. There is huge demand for animation in films, ads, TV, gaming and other media, and every company wants to hire trained professionals.

With Arena, you can develop your creative & technical skills in animation filmmaking, walk away with a professional work portfolio, and be a part of this dynamic industry.

Learn all aspects of animation film making - from pre-production to character design, from animation to scene planning and build a professional work portfolio with Arena.

*Source - FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment Report

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Why join this course

If you join Arena Animation, you get:

  • Training in all aspects of animation film making - including pre-production, anatomy design, animatics, visualization, character design & development & animation scene planning
  • Hands-on training, using latest tools & software
  • 100% job placement assistance*
  • Guidance on regular projects
  • Access to Onlinevarsity: Arena's exclusive web portal that adds to your classroom learning experience
  • Access to high-end studio infrastructure

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*Arena does not guarantee job placements. Job offers are at the sole discretion of recruiters.

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10+2 (Any stream)/ undergraduates/ graduates

Fee range

₹1.93 - 3.15 lakh**

Course duration

10 months**
(2 hours a day for 3 days a week)
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**Note: Fees & duration may vary based on course & centre location. The fees indicated are exclusive of applicable taxes. For details, contact your nearest Arena centre!


Career options

On successfully completing this career course with Arena, you job placement assistance*. Job roles in the animation industry include:
  • 2D Animator
  • 3D Animator
  • Character Designer
  • BG Artist
  • Layout Artistt
  • 2D Illustrator
  • 3d Modeler
  • Rigging Artist
  • Texturing Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • 3D Dynamics & Fx Artist
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Pre- production Artist

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  • Basic Shapes & Sketching Techniques
  • Anatomy Drawing
  • Body Language & Expressions
  • Lights, Colour & Perspectives
  • Creating Digital Art
  • Animation Concepts
  • Concept Design, Development & Storytelling Techniques
  • Scriptwriting for Animation
  • Character Design & Development
  • Acting & Voice Characterization
  • Concept Art & Inspirational Sketches
  • Visual Scripting with Film Language
  • Storyboarding for Animatics
  • Editing for Animatics
  • Project

You will get a Certificate in AFD - Pre-Production Specialist on completion of the first semester of the course.

  • Principles of Animation
  • Timing for Animation
  • Key Framing, In-betweening &Cleanups
  • Digital Ink & Paint
  • Animation Scene Planning
  • 2D Animation Post-Production
  • Showreel Development

Tools & software

Learn to work on latest animation tools & software including:

  • Adobe Photoshop Extended
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Premiere Pro

Software & their versions may vary from centre to centre.

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