Taking the big leap in the animation world

Since its inception in 1996-97, Arena Animation Malleswaram and Rajajinagar have reportedly been at the forefront of the Animation & Multimedia revolution, imparting value-based education.

Published: 29th March 2017 04:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th March 2017 04:19 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: Since its inception in 1996-97, Arena Animation Malleswaram and Rajajinagar have reportedly been at the forefront of the Animation & Multimedia revolution, imparting value-based education to respond to the various needs of the ever demanding industry.

In keeping with its reputation for academic excellence, the institutions have state-of-art facilities, over multiple floors, with the best and openly accessible computing facilities and modern laboratories offering courses in the field of Animation and Multimedia. The institutions are equipped with an advanced 2D studio setup wherein the fine strokes are converted into real-life like images.

Having dedicated two decades in training over 15,000 students, today the efforts are seen in all the leading industries that prefer its students over others.

Believing in the all round development of its students, several value additions like Clay modeling sessions, Communication & Personality development classes, Team building skills, Mock interviews and many more are held regularly. Alumni interactions and seminars by industry experts are conducted for the benefits of its students.

Speaking about the unique feature of the institutions, B S Srinivas, director of both the centres says, “Ours is the only institutions which provides training as well as production exposure since we have an in-house incubation centre and our own production studio - VedAtma Animation. The incubation center is the bridge between our training institutes and the studio. After passing out of our institutes, students can undergo paid internship of six months at the studio, after which they can go through an entrance test and if successful absorbed within our framework.”

Speaking about the courses, Srinivas informs that the institutions offer the latest technologies right from virtual reality to augmented reality. “There is a lot of demand for virtual content and hence there is plenty of scope for visual effects courses. It has only gone miles ahead with the recent Oscar win of Jungle Book,” he says.

B S Srinivas, Director of Arena Animation,
Malleswaram & Rajajinagar, and CEO of
VedAtma Animation Studio

The institutions’ flagship course, Arena Animation International Program (AAIP) with specialisation in visual effects is one of the most in demand course in the country. “AAIP is a comprehensive program that will train you in all aspects of animation. The course provides in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals & advanced techniques of 2D & 3D animation, design visualization, and digital sculpting,” says Srinivas and adds that his institutions are one among the few which have campus recruitment drives.

Another popular course is the Animation Film Design Program (AFD). “By 2019, the Animation & VFX industry in India will be worth over Rs. 9000 crores. There is huge demand for animation in almost every media-related industry. With Arena, you can develop your creative & technical skills in animation filmmaking, walk away with a professional work portfolio, and be a part of this dynamic industry. The AFD program covers techniques of pre-production, anatomy design, animatics, visualisation, character design & development, animation scene planning and 2D animation,” informs Srinivas.

According to him, students get exclusive exposure to animation events across the country. “Our students get to participate in not only technology competitions but also performance based competitions. In fact, in the national annual event, ‘Creative Minds’, our students have won the maximum awards,” he says.
Admission for 2017 have started.

For details, contact: 080-23562955, 080-23405428

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