This is a unique course that teaches the production of both Animations as well as Games especially those requiring animations and special effects. After completing this course you will be able to create games and animations on the PC as well as on Mobile Telephony phones and related devices. Computer Animation jobs are in high demand and this demand is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. The most desirable animation jobs are with large Entertainment & Media companies that are involved with animation for movies, videos, computer games and the Internet. The Animation & Gaming Industry is booming and more jobs are continually being added.
The gaming industry in the US is the second biggest industry in the entertainment sector, second only to Movies and bigger than Music. In India, the animation and gaming industry is also following the same trend. Further, India is expected to be a major gaming market because of the huge population in the age groups commonly focused on gaming. Additionally, outsourcing in the area of Animation & Gaming is set to become the next big opportunity for Indian companies as they move up the value chain of services from basic programming and BPO.
On graduation, you will be working with the most creative artists and the most prolific programmers in the world. You will also be working at the cutting edge of technology – this discipline uses more cutting edge technology than almost any other single discipline.
Graduates of the Computer Animation & Gaming degree program may find careers as part of teams making animated movies and commercials, effects teams in non-animated movies, teams developing games on various platforms and even producing their own films. Possible job titles initially are Programmer, Animator, Multimedia Artist, Effects Supervisor or Team leader.
Pune ranks first in the number of gamers according to a recent survey by India Games, so building your network in the industry will be off to a flying start through this Bachelors Degree in Animation & Gaming.
Among other things you will learn 3D Modeling, 2D Paint tools, 2D & 3D Animation as well as programming in languages like C++ and DotNet. You will also learn game theory, character animation and tools to create special effects and intelligence in games.
Benefits Of The Program
Teaches current tools and techniques that are widely used in industry.
Imparts hands-on practical knowledge and implementation techniques.
Gears learners to be adequately prepared for work in industry and to making significant contributions early in their careers.
Participation in a highly project-based curriculum.
Enhance knowledge that can be directly applicable to career development.
Makes students more marketable to employers, as they will possess working knowledge in current technologies.
Allows students as pioneers in the field to start their own hugely scalable businesses in the areas of gaming, utilities, security, enterprise applications and many more
Basic to advanced programming skills
Basic to advanced graphic and design skills
Ability to create applications including games and animations from scratch
Diagnostic and analytical skills
Project management and delivery skills
Quality and technology deployment methodologies
Technology framework and architecture for implementation.