BFA in Animation & VFX

We offer 4 year Bachelor Degree program in Animation & VFX. Certificate issued by Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (JNAFAU).

Introduction

Want to join the world leading creative industry? This hands-on, project focused course is taught by a passionate team of experts, many of whom still work in the industry. Whether film, games, broadcast or digital visualization, you’ll graduate with the skills required to get ahead.

Course Description

This course focuses on the present and future needs of a rapidly changing industry. You’ll acquire a strong grounding in design, video and audio skills alongside modeling, rigging, texturing, lighting, digital cinematography and 3D digital graphics. Throughout the course modules you’ll also cover motion graphics and virtual studio skills alongside compositing, 3D tracking, particles and dynamics. Graduating with a broad range of creative and technical skills, this course is ideal for students wanting to explore a career the animation and visual effects industry.

You’ll become a proficient character and creature animator and learn a broad range of complimentary digital skills. The course will also cover film theory, history of animation and industry economics.

Eligibility

12th standard/10+2 in any stream

Course Syllabus

1st Year (Semester 1 & 2)

  • ENGLISH – I
  • HISTORY OF ANIMATION
  • DRAWING – I
  • VISUAL COMMUNICATION
  • CONCEPT ART
  • ENGLISH – II
  • GRAPHIC DESIGNING
  • DRAWING – II
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF MOTION GRAPHICS
  • SOUND EDITING

2nd Year (Semester 3 & 4)

  • FUNDAMENTALS OF CG MODELING
  • CLASSICAL ANIMATION
  • UI & UX DESIGNING
  • MOTION GRAPHICS ESSENTIALS
  • ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
  • ADVANCED CG MODELING
  • TEXTURING & SHADING
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF VISUAL EFFECTS
  • DIGITAL PAINTING
  • PRE-PRODUCTION

3rd Year (Semester 5 & 6)

  • RIGGING
  • ACTING FOR ANIMATORS
  • CHARACTER ANIMATION
  • LIGHTING & RENDERING
  • BASIC & ADVANCED KEYING IN VFX
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF DYNAMICS
  • DYNAMICS ESSENTIALS
  • COLOR CORRECTION & MORPHING TECHNIQUES IN VFX
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF CGI COMPOSITING IN VFX
  • MATCH MOVING & CAMERA PROJECTION IN VFX

4th Year (Semester 7 & 8)

  • POST-PRODUCTION
  • ADVANCED DYNAMICS
  • CINEMATOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES IN 3D SPACE
  • ADVANCED VISUAL EFFECTS COMPOSITING
  • ADVANCED ROTO & PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES
  • VIVA-VOCE
  • FINAL PROJECT
  • THESIS

EMPLOYABILITY

The course has excellent links with animation and design studios. You will have the opportunity to meet animators, modelers, riggers and vfx artists who deliver guest lectures and seminars.

Having developed your animation skills with software tools such as the Autodesk Entertainment Suite, Nuke, PF Track, Adobe Creative Suite and other tools such as Cinema4D, your show reels will have the high standard finish that is required by this sector and help graduates to pursue careers in gaming, film and broadcast. You’ll build a portfolio of work, which will be edited into a demo reel to show employers once you have graduated.

Throughout your time with us we’ll support you. We’ll help you to develop the necessary skills, encouraging you to become employable and good leaders.

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More Information

  • Course Duration:4 Years
  • Eligibility :12th standard/10+2 in any stream
  • DisciplineBFA - Animation & VFX
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