PG Diploma in Graphics and Animation
Anwar Jamal Kidwai, Mass Communication Research Center offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Graphics and Animation. It is self-financed full-time diploma course. The duration of the course is one year. The course has twenty seats.
Animation and graphics are the only effective medium for presentation and story telling. Today, it has merged into mammoth industries. The animators are in great demand. They have bright future in the film and television industry. They have global career in animation industry in India as well as abroad. The animation filmmaker is a professional, who is highly in demand.
The institute has designed and modified graphics and animation course with the intention of providing students with quality education. The institute organizes workshops, seminars and training sessions to facilitate students learning fundamentals of graphics and animation.
The animation business has better future in India. Therefore, AJK MCRC imparts education in animation. The animation course enhances student's abilities and makes them competent to meet the requisite criteria of the national and international animation industry. The institute produces technically perceptive animators. It equips students with adequate vocational training in animation.
In India, a number of animation houses need sensitive professionals in their respective field. AJK MCRC caters to the need of animation industry by providing them, skilled professionals. Presently, there are approximately six thousand animators available in the country, whereas, the animation industry needs about 40, 000 animators to serve their business. Therefore, there is a need to bridge the gap. The postgraduate diploma in graphics and animation provides students with basics of the course. The institute invites animators, especially, from the film and television industry to teach students.
It is an intensive course of one year, which is designed to give equal focus on the art and craft of animation, principles of animation, script and storyboarding and 3D software. The course covers areas including:
- 2D Animation Production
- Foundation of Animation
- Multimedia Animation
- Computer Graphics and Modelling
- Post Production Techniques
- Synthetic Actors and Characters
- 3D Animation Production
Students with bachelor degree in any discipline with atleast 50% marks in aggregate can apply
Students are required to submit an application for, along with a Statement of Purpose (SoP) and self-appraisal document. The document should enclose extra-curricular activities he/she has been involved with. Students do not need to submit their portfolio at this stage. However, they need to produce it at the time of the interview, if called for. Students are advised to be present at the prescribed time for appearing for the interview.
Applicant ought to be proficient in Windows and possess sound knowledge and hands-on experience of Adobe Photoshop as well as any one of the vector graphic software including:
- Coral Draw
- Free Hand
- Adobe Illustrator