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BA Animation & Visual Effects

UG Programmes BA Animation & Visual Effects

BA Animation & Visual Effects

Course Overview

The BA in Animation & Visual Effects is an undergraduate programme designed to prepare students for careers in the animation and visual effects industry. Students can choose to specialize in either animation or visual effects.

The course covers fundamental aspects of animation and visual effects, including Drawing for Animation, Character Design, Color Theory for Animation and VFX, Planning for Animation, Classical Animation, Stop Motion Techniques, Acting for Animators, Character rigging, Motion Graphics, Advanced Texturing, Compositing, Shooting techniques for VFX, Visual Editing, Matte painting, 3D Modelling, Digital colour grading, and more. These topics are explored in depth over the course of 8 semesters.

Students also receive training in industry-standard software such as Maya, 3Ds Max, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Flash, After Effects, and others.

Programme Duration: 4 Years (8 Semesters)

Eligibility: +2 or equivalent

NB: Students have the option to graduate after three years. Upon completion of the required minimum courses totalling 133 credits, they will receive an undergraduate degree in their chosen field. Those who complete four years with a specific number of courses with 177 credits will earn a degree with honours.

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Fields of Study

  • 2D & 3D Animation
  • Traditional Animation
  • Photography
  • Raster & Vector Graphics
  • Scripting & Story Boarding
  • Color Theory for Animation and VFX
  • Drawing for Animation
  • Acting for Animation
  • Character Animation
  • Stop Motion Animation
  • 3D Modelling
  • Video Compositing
  • Dynamic Simulations for Animation & VFX
  • Shooting Techniques for VFX
  • Sound Design for Animation
  • AR & VR Integration
  • Video Editing
  • Motion Graphics
  • Digital Illustration
  • Matte Painting
  • Miniature Film Making
  • Digital Colour Grading

Career Opportunities

  • Animator
  • VFX Artsit
  • VFX Supervisor
  • Character Designer
  • Visualizer
  • Rigging Artist
  • Compositor
  • 3D Modeller
  • Lighting Artist
  • Matchmove Artist