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Animation leads you to make the most of your Imagination!

Jul 10, 2020

By: Student Contributor, University Blog Team

Animation has allowed storytellers to weave stories in a distinct way. The visceral fantasy worlds in animated movies can spark inspiration and captivate the audience, no matter what age. It’s the magic of their style of creating animated stories which reignite the mind be it any age group.

Animation while more than often than once has been thought of a modern medium, whereas it has actually been around since long. It has been in use in different forms since 1906!
The animation is important as it makes us narrate stories and helps us communicate our ideas and emotions in a unique and easy way. The best part of Animation has to be the art form that is so well perceived by both small children and adults.

Animation can primarily be defined as the art of breathing life to a character or an object. It is a blend of the entertainment industry and technology, it is concerned with design, drawing, layout and production of graphically rich and attractive multimedia clips.

Well, there are still different kinds of Animation. Some of which are: Cel ( Celluloid)Animation. This is the original hand-drawn cel animation. The other kinds are 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Motion Graphics, StopMotion. The animation industry in India is expected to grow at a pace faster than the IT industry. As a career option, it is an area where one can realise his/ her dream of “ enjoy- as- you-work”. This is a field where one feels Satisfied at the end of the day and receives praise from clients too.

Today, Animation Courses have a wide scope in the market, and it is a sought after field for those candidates who want to see and create their own magic and turn their imagination into reality. With the rise of VFX and virtual visualisation of the big screen and other entertainment industries, taking up a career in animation is a wise choice.

There are plenty of job profiles being offered to animation candidates by the entertainment, advertising and IT industry as well.

The many job profiles that one can apply for if pursuing a career in animation are:

  • 3D Animator 
  • Rigging Artist
  • Texture Artist
  • 2D Animator
  • Rendering Artist
  • Image Editor 
  • Lighting Artist
  • KeyFrame Animator
  • Digital Ink and Paint Artist
  • Special Effect Artist
  • Character Animator
  • Compositors


Despite the global economic crisis in recent times, the scope for animation courses has only been on a rise. Even though animation made a late entry to the Indian market scenario,  yet they are witnessing rapid growth and the future scope is bright. Thousands of candidates pursuing this course are being placed in the areas of 2D and 3D Animation.

The scope for animation courses will only increase as various animation giants like Disney, are outsourcing the work.  And with US and European studios outsourcing work to India and Indian companies, the future of animation sure looks promising.

And with these companies creating a number of animated films and cartoons. It is only wise to take up animation as a great career option.

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