Arena Animation International Program (AAIP - VFX)

Arena Animation International Program in Animation

Hollywood, Bollywood, TV shows, ads - each of these use visual effects to produce high-quality output. By 2020, the Indian VFX industry is expected to be worth ₹9000 crores*.

From car blasts in a live-action film to leaves blowing in an animated movie, all the effects are designed and created by special effects artists.

You can be one of these highly-paid, in-demand, talented artists! Arena Animation International Program (AAIP - VFX) is an intensive career course that will train you in all aspects of visual effects.

*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 techniques of visual effects
  • Hands-on training on in-demand techniques like Golaem Crowd, NUKE, NUKEX & Mocha
  • Guidance to develop your professional portfolio & demo reel
  • 100% job placement assistance**
  • Opportunity to be a part of industry visits & workshops
  • Guidance on regular projects
  • Access to Onlinevarsity: Arena's exclusive web portal that adds to your classroom learning experience

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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

₹1.59 - 2.91 lakh#

Course duration

24 months#
(2 hours a day for 3 days a week)
Complete this course quickly by attending extra hours of classes

#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 get job placement assistance**. Job roles in the animation industry include:
  • VFX Artist
  • Compositor
  • Pre-visualization Artist
  • Roto & Paint Artist
  • Matchmove Artist
  • Tracking Artist
  • Video Editor
  • Storyboard Artist

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  • Concepts of Graphics & Illustrations
  • Anatomy Study
  • Typography Design
  • Digital Illustrations
  • Digital Painting
  • 2D Animation Concepts
  • Digital Filmmaking & Pre-production
  • Production Planning - I
  • Audio-Video Editing
  • Storyboarding & Animatics
  • Design Portfolio

Get a Certificate in AAIP in Graphic & Visual Design (GVD) on completion of the first semester of the course.

  • 3D Basics - Modeling to Animation
  • 3D Modeling
  • Texturing, Lighting & Rendering
  • Rigging
  • Character Animation
  • FX, Dynamics & Simulation
  • Crowd Simulation
  • Working with Arnold Renderer
  • Production Planning - II
  • Portfolio Demo Reel

You will get a Certificate in AAIP - Animation on completion of the first & second semesters of the course.

  • Pre-visualization
  • Introduction to Nuke
  • Rotoscopy using Silhoutte & Nuke
  • Wire Removal
  • Colour Correction
  • Green/ Blue screen
  • Matchmoving & Camera tracking
  • Matte Painting
  • Matchmoving in Mocha
  • Production Planning - III
  • Portfolio Demo Reel

You will get a Certificate in AAIP - VFX on completion of all the semesters of the course.

Tools & software

Learn to work on latest animation tools & software including:

  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Extended CC
  • Animate CC
  • Shotgun
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • Adobe Premier Pro CC

Software & their versions may vary from centre to centre.

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