animation Course details, Careers options and Top Animation Universities and Colleges

Overview animation

One of the most amazing computer application technologies, animation is very creative and effective. It has just not giver wider directions to the technologies but has also gradually increased the entertainment aspects. Animation is a field which is ordinarily blended with composing 3D characters. Despite the broad perceptive of animation is the exhibition of the various images in an order which represents the canvas of the 2D models and they are positioned in such a course that develops illusion of the motion, which has never occurred. The fact following it is that the phenomenon of the constancy which creates an optical illusion images, resulting in an animation.

Animation is used for everything grazing from a flip flop books to even the motion pictures. Animation is classified into many diverse arrangements; full animation is said to be most widely used animations.

Animation also has a rubber hose animation, in this type of animation the characters are portrayed in a style of cartoons, and the makers or the designers of such animation group has the freedom to experiment with the characters according to their suitability. Example: Mickey mouse and Donald duck were made on this particular category of animation.

Study Option

  • Games Development
  • Motion Pictures & Television
  • Animation and Visual Effects
  • Industrial Design
  • Product Design
  • Autocad
  • Textiles Design
  • Games Programming
  • Interiors Kitchen Design
  • Multimedia Design
  • Visual Development
  • Animation/3D Animation
  • Game Design
  • Computer-aided Drafting & Design Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Production)
  • Web Technology
  • Internet Web Development Fundamentals

Career Options

  • 3D Animator
  • Animation Director
  • Character Animator
  • Animator
  • Character FX Artist (Hair/Cloth/Fur)
  • CG Supervisor
  • Lighting Artist or Lighting Supervisors
  • Character Designer
  • Matte Painters
  • Hair and Cloth Simulation Artist
  • 3D Modelers
  • Compositor
  • Renderers
  • Concept Artist
  • Roto Artist
  • Creative Director
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Effects Director or Supervisor
  • Art Director
  • Environment Designer
  • Fur / VFX Artist
  • Shading TD
  • Layout Artists
  • Texture Artist
  • Technical Director
  • Texture Supervisors
  • Modeling Supervisors
  • Game Programmer
  • Modeling Technical Directors
  • Video Game Technical Director
  • Producer
  • Video Game Producer
  • Rigging Artists
  • Video Game Engineer
  • Rigging Supervisor
  • Designer
  • Rigging TD (Technical Directors)
  • Game Artist
  • Visual Effects Supervisor
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Water/Flame/Smoke Artist

Leading Institutions

  • Camera Obscura School of Art, Israel
  • National institute of design, India
  • Hongik University, Korea
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Sheridan College, Canada
  • California Institute of The Arts, USA
  • Gnomon Institute of Visual effects, USA
  • School of Visual Arts, USA
  • Vancouver film school, Canada
  • University of The arts, USA