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BFA Animation


The Animation Programme explores the scholarly and practical study of the vibrant realms of animation and visual effects. Designed for aspiring artists and storytellers, our program provides a comprehensive platform to delve into the intricacies of this captivating craft.

The BFA-Animation Programme offers a four-year degree course with specialization in “Animation & VFX”. This program is structured keeping the latest industry trends and requirements in view.

Graduating students shall be able to work in Animation and Visual Effects Studios, Video Game development studios, and Film Post Production Companies.

Students are also trained and encouraged to plan and establish their own start-up studios catering to the high demand art-related requirements on digital platforms.

Besides the core courses specific to each specialization, students are given to take up interdisciplinary subjects during their study, such as Photography and Digital Filmmaking, etc.

Students get guidance in developing their Art Portfolios and showcase them in a professional way to create a strong presence on social media and other Art related platforms such as Behance and Art Station, etc.

A Capstone Project is included in the final year which gives students the opportunity to work on live projects from the industry.

The placement cell supports students get internship opportunities in the last semester. Students undergo a four-month-long internship in a studio where they get hands-on training in a studio environment and professional collaborative work experience.

Programme Features:

  1. A Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is followed similar to the syllabi of international universities.
  2. Hands-on practical training in well-equipped Labs where students get their own dedicated design space.
  3. Apart from Lab sessions students are also trained in developing interpersonal and entrepreneurial skills.
  4. Students are prepared for the collaborative nature of the Animation & VFX industry, where teamwork and communication are essential.

Designed to nurture the talents and aspirations of aspiring Animators & VFX artists our curriculum encompasses a diverse range of courses tailored to provide students with a well-rounded skill set and a deep understanding of the industry. Throughout the program, students will engage with cutting-edge technology and industry-standard software to develop proficiency in key areas such as:

  • 3D Modelling & Surfacing: Dive into the world of 3D creation, mastering the art of sculpting and texturing lifelike digital Characters and Objects.
  • 3D Animation: Bring characters and worlds to life through the art of 3D animation, mastering the principles of movement, timing, and expression.
  • Video Editing: Learn the intricacies of video editing techniques, essential for crafting compelling narratives and seamless visual storytelling.
  • Digital Compositing: Discover the magic of digital compositing, blending together visual elements to create stunning composite images and scenes.
  • Visual Effects: Delve into the realm of visual effects, mastering the tools and techniques used to create jaw-dropping effects for film, television, and digital media.
  • Motion Graphics & UI/UX Design: Explore the intersection of design and animation, mastering techniques for creating engaging motion graphics and intuitive user interfaces.
  • Photography & Digital Filmmaking: Develop a keen eye for visual storytelling through the art of photography and digital filmmaking, honing skills in cinematography, lighting, and composition.
  • Soft and Entrepreneurial Skills: Cultivate essential soft skills such as communication, teamwork, and problem-solving, alongside entrepreneurial skills necessary for success in the competitive animation and VFX industry.

Our program aims to empower aspiring Animators and VFX artists with the skills, creativity, and industry knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic world of animation and visual effects.

The BFA-Animation Program can open up a variety of job opportunities across different industries where creative skills are valued. Here are some potential job opportunities for individuals with a background in BFA-Animation:

    1. 3D Modeler: A 3D modeler creates three-dimensional models of characters, objects, or environments using specialized software like Maya or Blender. They might work in industries such as film, gaming, or product design, creating assets that are realistic, stylized, or fantastical, depending on the project’s requirements.
    2. 3D Animator: 3D animators breathe life into characters and objects by creating movement sequences. They work closely with storyboard artists and directors to understand the narrative and emotional beats of a scene, ensuring that movements are fluid, expressive, and believable.
    3. Video Editor: Video editors assemble raw footage into a cohesive and engaging final product. They might work on editing together rendered sequences, adding sound effects, music, and dialogue, and ensuring that the pacing and timing of the visuals align with the story’s beats.
    4. Visual Effects Artist: Visual effects (VFX) artists are responsible for creating the fantastical or impossible elements in a scene that cannot be achieved through practical means. This might include adding explosions, creatures, or magical effects, seamlessly integrating them into live-action footage to create a sense of realism or wonder.
    5. Digital Compositor: Digital compositors take various visual elements, such as live-action footage, CGI assets, and special effects, and blend them together seamlessly to create the final image. They use software like Nuke, Fusion & Adobe After Effects to adjust lighting, color, and atmosphere, ensuring that all elements appear as though they belong in the same scene.
    6. Motion Graphics Artist: Motion graphics artists create animated graphics and visual effects for various media, including film, television, websites, and advertisements. They might design title sequences, animated logos, or informational graphics, using software like Adobe After Effects, Fusion, Houdini, 3DS Max, Blender etc.
    7. Concept Artist: Concept artists create visual representations of ideas, environments, characters, or objects during the pre-production phase of a project. They often work closely with directors, writers, and producers to develop the visual style and aesthetic of a film, animation, or video game.
    8. UI/UX Designer: UI/UX designers create user interfaces and experiences for digital products, ensuring that they are intuitive, visually appealing, and easy to navigate. In the context of animation and VFX, they might design interfaces for animation software, video editing applications, or virtual reality experiences.
    9. Entrepreneur: As an entrepreneur, individuals with a BFA in Animation might start their own animation studio, VFX production company, or freelance business. They could create original content, provide animation or VFX services to clients, or develop their own products and projects within the entertainment industry.
    10. Educator or Instructor: Educators or instructors in animation and VFX programs teach and mentor aspiring artists, sharing their expertise, knowledge, and industry experience with the next generation of talent. They may work in academic institutions, art schools, or specialized training programs, guiding students through coursework, projects, and portfolio development.



10+2 examination or equivalent from any stream from a recognised board with a minimum of 50% score





INR 50000 / $US 1200


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