India's Animation sector is witnessing a major boom. A new outsourcing fever has gripped India. Global entertainment majors like Walt Disney, Imax, Warner Brothers and Sony are signing up huge contracts with Indian animation companies.Work is pouring in from places like the United States, Europe and Asia in the form of outsourced projects and co-production deals. Companies are outsourcing animation to India for Animated TV. Serials, Films, Visual effects, commercials, computer games and e- Content development. Indian Companies are also foraying into their own productions Animation, Gaming and VFX Industry Performance of the Industry in 2007. The entertainment segment of the Indian animation Industry in 2007 stands at an estimated Rs. 13 billion. The industry grew by 24% from the previous year 2006 when the recorded revenues were Rs. 10.5 billion.The Gaming industry, on the other hand, grew at a higher rate of 32% over the previous year and stands at an estimated Rs. 2.7 billion in 2007, up from Rs. 2.05 billion in 2006.The global animation Industry is offering a major chunk of business in animation in India to cut cost and increase their profits. Pioneered by the Indian advertising Industry, animation in India has been adding creativity to ad-commercials and special effects to bollywood films. The Indian animation market is growing and serves the content for both domestic and International clients. Bollywood movies have begun to realize the potential of the animation segment and have high hopes for higher rates of return for their investments on the animation films. Moreover, the growth of gaming industry will also come through animation. Within animation, the entertainment segment will continue to remain the major contributor, accounting for nearly three-fourth of the total market through the forecast period. Outlook for the 5-years period 2008-2012The gaming Industry is projected to dominate the Industry over the next five years. The Indian gaming Industry is projected to grow from an estimated size of Rs. 2.07 billion in 2007 to an estimated Rs. 14 billion by 2012, translating to a cumulative growth of 39% over the next five years. Mobile gaming will dominate the segment with over 71% share, driven by the growth in the high end segment of mobile users, the need for valuable content by mobile operators and the availability of 3G spectrum that enables easy of play. Online gaming will be the next highest growth segment, fuelled by the growth of internet users and especially of the target segment of 15-34 years. Console gaming is expected to grow by 18% over the next 5 years driven by falling cost of console prices and availability of local games.The animation industry will continue to maintain its growth pace and is projected to increase to Rs. 40 billion in 2012 from its current size of Rs. 13 billion. Domestic demand will create the fillip in its growth as well as contribution from international co-productions, especially in the television segment.
Some List of Institute for Animation and Gaming in India and abord
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad Paldi Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 380 007 India
Phone (079) 663 9692 / 660 5243 Fax (079) 662 1167
e-mail : academic[at]nid.edu
Undergraduate Program:4 year Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GPD) with specialisation in Animation Film Design
Admission is open to students who have passed or who will appear for qualifying examinations under the Higher Secondary (10+2), or equivalents like AISSCE/IB/ICSE etc.
Postgraduate Program: . 2 1/2 year Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGPD) with specialisation in Animation Film Design
Admission is open to students who have passed or who will appear for qualifying examinations under B.F.A, Applied Arts, Design, B.Arch, Communication Media, Film & TV, Mass Media, Graduates with experience in Animation Industry
Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay Powai, Mumbai 400076 India Phone: 91-22-576 7801 Fax: 91-22-576 7803e-mail: Office[at]idc.iitb.ac.in Postgraduate Program:. 2 year Master of Design M.Des in Animation Admission for graduates of B.F.A, Applied Arts, Design, Architecture, Engineering and Masters in Science, Arts and Computer Applications.
MAEER's MIT Institute of Design, Pune"Rajbaug", Loni-Kalbhor,Pune-412201, Maharastra, IndiaPhone: +91 - 20 39210183/ 91 20 39210122, 9850994211/9822462155Contact: design[at]mitpune.comPrograms: 4.5 year Graduate Diploma Programme in Animation DesignAdmission: open to students who have a pass in school 10th + Entrance Examination
The Whistling Woods International Institute for Film, Television & Media Arts, MumbaiFilm City, GoregoanMumbai 400065IndiaE-mail : info[at]whistlingwoods.netPrograms: 2 year diploma course in 'The Art and Tecnique of Animation'Admission: open to students who have passed 12th standard and also open to graduates in any discipline.
Srishti School of Design, BangaloreSrishti School of Art, Design and Technology P.O. Box No. 6430, Yelahanka New Town, Doddabalapur Road, Opp. Wheel & Axle plantBangalore-560 064, IndiaPhone: 91.80.28462506/07/08, 28560238. TeleFax: 91.80.28560240 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Programs: 2 year Advanced Diploma in Animation and GamingAdmission: open to students who are graduates in any discipline + Entrance Examination + Interview.
DSK International Institute of Design, Pune1246/2, DSK Rohit, Near Hotel Central Park, Jangli Maharaj Road , Shivajinagar, Pune-411005 Maharashtra .Tel: 091-020-25514243, 25514244Email :email@example.comPrograms: 4 year Certification Programme in Animation and Game Design
Graphiti School of Animation, MumbaiGraphiti School of Animation404, Udyog Mandir no 2, Mogul Lane, Mahim West, Mumbai - 400016. Phone: 022 24440107 / 32448544Mobile: 09833841580Contact: training[at}graphiti.net Programs: 1 year course in 3D animation (program mentored by Ram Mohan)Admission: Professional course open to students who have cleared Hign School + Entrance Examination + Counselling + Masters course open to graduates of Art Colleges
International College of Animation Arts and Technology, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, DelhiICAAT, 4th Floor, Thakur Mall, Thakur Village , Kandivli (East), Mumbai 400101 Telephone: 022 - 28870125 / 28870210 / 28840657 / 28840704 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Diploma in Animation Film Making And Technology (DAFMAT) . 2½ year DAFMAT program designed to include 2 years of intense classroom, studio and computer lab work followed by 6 months of paid internship at an animation company or production house in India. Admission: Minimum eligibility for joining the course is +2 or its equivalent, with flair fordrawing, sketching, and painting.
Toonz Animation Acsademy, Trivandrum, Mumbai, New Delhi, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Indore731-739 Nila, Technopark Campus Trivandrum, Kerala 695 581India Phone: 0471- 6451415, 17, 18e-mail: email@example.com Diploma/Certificate Program: The Toonz Animation Academy offers the following professional courses:. 12 months ‘Advanced Diploma in Digital Arts and Animation'. 6-month Advanced Certificate course in 2D animation . 6-month Advanced Certificate course in 3D animation . 4-month Advanced Certificate course in Inbetweening (Entry level Animation) Admission: Minimum eligibility for joining the course is +2 or its equivalent, with flair for Fine Arts and Histrionics.
Toonz Webel Academy, Kolkata Block BP, Plot 5, Sector VBidhan Nagar, Salt Lake,Kolkata 700091, IndiaPhone : 91-33 23577768 / 23674872Fax : 91-33 23571708email: webel[at]vsnl.com / academic[at]toonzwebelacademy.com Diploma Program: The Toonz Animation Academy offers the following professional courses:.One year Diploma course in 2D Animation.One year Diploma course in 3D Animation Admission: Minimum eligibility for joining the course is +2 or its equivalent, with an aptitude for animation.
ICAT - Image College of Art, Animation and Technology, Chennai153, Santhome High Road , Mylapore,Chennai - 600 004Tel: 044 - 52037755Fax: 044 - 24671543E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Diploma Program: 12 months PG Diploma in Animation, Visual Effects and Game Development Admission: Graduates in any discipline with a 50% aggregate and for Game development B.E(Any discipline), MCA, M.Sc (Computer Science or Maths or Physics) with a 50% aggregate + Entrance Test + Portfolio + Interview
ANTS Animation Training School, Bangalore2nd Floor, R.D.Complex,4th Block, Basaveshwaranagar, Bangalore 560 079Phone: 91 80 51287127 / 128 , 51288120 / 121e-mail: enquiry[at]antsindia.com Diploma Program: . 6 month Diploma course in 2D and 3D animation . 12 month Advanced Diploma course in 2D and 3D animation . 6 month Foundation Course in 2D Animation Admission: Minimum eligibility for joining the course is +2 or its equivalent, with flair for Fine arts and histrionics.
ZICA - Zed Institute of Creative Arts, MumbaiZICA STUDIOS Essel World, Gorai Island, Borivali(W), Mumbai - 400091, India. Tel: +91 22 2845 2312 / 2197 Contact: zica[at]zils.esselgroup.com Diploma Program: ZICA Offers:. 3 Years Diploma Course in Animation Admission: Students who have successfully passed out 10+2 or BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts ) are eligible to apply +t a flair for drawing and sketching is a must.
MAAC - Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics, 23 Centres East: Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, PatnaNorth: Chandigarh, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Jammu, Ludhiana, New Delhi, Noida South: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, KannurWest: Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Baroda, Bhopal, Indore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune Head Office:23, Shah Industrial Estate, Off Veera Desai Road, Andheri (w.) Mumbai-400 053Telephone: 091-22-26731145 \ 6 \ 7 \ 8, 91-22-56924811 \ 2 \ 3 \ 4 \ 5 E-mail: maacindia[at]maacindia.com, mumbai[at]maacindia.com Diploma and Certificate Program: MAAC Offers:. 15 months Professional Diploma in 3D Animation and Visual Effects . 6 months short term course in learning software: Maya, Discreet, Character Studio, etc. 200-300 hours in special courses on compositing, editing and 3D Admission: Students who have successfully passed out 10+2
Animaster: Animation Varsity, Bangalore301, Uniworth Plaza, 20 Sankey Road, Sadashivnagar, Bangalore 560 020, India Telephone : 91 - 80 - 5113 8121 / 22 / 23 e-mail: info[at]animaster.com Certificate Program: 3, 4, 6, 12 and 18 months Certificate Course in 2D, 3D Animation Admission: Students who have successfully passed out 10+2 are eligible to apply.
RACE Animation College, Hyderabad5th floor, Vista Grand TowersRajbhavan road, SomajigudaHyderabad-500 082, India Telephone : 91 - 40 - 23325533/34/35/36e-mail: info[at]rvml.co.in Certificate Program: 3, 6, 9, 10 and 15 months Certificate Course in 2D, 3D Animation, Editing, Complete Animation Admission: Students who have successfully passed out of 10 standard are eligible to apply.
Academy of Animation Arts and Technology, KolkataShrachi Tower,686 Anandapur, 4th Floor,Kolkata 7000 107Telephone : 091 33 3240-2920e-mail: info[at]animationacademyindia.com Certificate Program: 3, 6, and 12 months diploma and Certificate Course in Classical Animation, Editing, Digital Animation Admission: Students who have successfully passed out of 10 standard are eligible to apply
ToonSkool, Mumbai, Mangalore and Bangalore371, 1st Floor, 8th Main, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore - 560 080Telephone : 091 80-41252871/2e-mail: info[at]toonskool.net Certificate and Graduate Program: 6, and 12 months diploma and certificate programs in 2D and 3D animation. Also offers a 3 year degree program with Karnataka State Open University Admission: Students who have successfully passed out of 10 standard are eligible to apply Animaster, Bangalore, Chennai, New Delhi4th Floor, Uniworth Plaza,# 20 Sankey Road,Sadashivnagar, Bangalore-560 020, India Telephone : 091 80-41535171/2e-mail: info[at]animaster.com Certificate Program: 3, 6, and 12 months diploma and Certificate Course in 2D, 3D and Web Animation Admission: Students who have successfully passed out of 10 standard are eligible to apply
Xplora Design School, Ahmedabad, Delhi and PoonaB 3-4 Asiatic Trade CentreNr. Navrangpura Jain DerasarNavrangpuraAhmedabad 380009Telephone : 091 79-2656 0103, 2656 8866.e-mail: info[at]xdsindia.com Certificate Program: 3, 6, and 12 months diploma and Certificate Course in 2D and 3D animation Admission: Students who have successfully passed out of 10 standard are eligible to apply
Arena Animation, Mumbai and 80+ centres around the countryRegistered Office & H.O.Aptech Limited, Aptech HouseA-65, MIDC, Marol, Andheri (E)Mumbai - 400 093 India.Telephone: 091 22 2827 2300e-mail: admissions[at]takshaa.com Certificate/Diploma Program: 3, 6, and 12 months and 5 semesters Diploma and Certificate short term courses, Professional courses and Career courses in animation and multimedia Admission: Students who have successfully passed out of 10 or 12 standard are eligible to apply for the different courses. Takshaa, BangaloreIttina Anu, Hope Farm Circle,Near ITPL, Whitefield Main Road,Bangalore 560 066Telephone : 091 9945137770e-mail: admissions[at]takshaa.com Certificate Program: 3, 6, and 12 months diploma and Certificate Course in Animation, Modelling, Game Creation, Visual Effects and Light and Shade Admission: Students who have successfully passed out of 12 standard are eligible to apply Anitoons, DelhiANITOONS THE SCHOOL OF ANIMATION2A/1,Corner Market, Malviya NagarNew Delhi-110017. IndiaTelephone : 091- 011- 26673462, 91- 011- 20211593e-mail: info[at]anitoonsindia.com Certificate Program: 4, 6, 8, 12 and 18 months diploma Course in Digital, 2D, Cell Animation and illustration Admission: Students who have successfully passed out of 10 standard are eligible to apply
Pixelloid, HyderabadFloor - 2, Purni Plaza,Opposite Shadan College,Khairathabad, Hyderabad,AP, India - 500 004.Phone: 91 40 66833337Mobile: 91 98660 15575 e-mail: contact[at]pixelloid.com Certificate Program: 3 and 12 months Certificate Course in 3D and Special Effects Admission: Students who have successfully passed out of 10 standard are eligible to apply
International Schools :
International Schools :
School of Cinema Television USCRoyal College of ArtSheridon College
California, USA London, UKOntario, Canada
Animation and Digital ArtsAnimationAnimation/ Computer Animation
School of Cinema-Television, USCAnimation and Digital Arts ProgramUniversity of Southern CaliforniaUniversity Park, LPB 200CLos Angeles, CA 90089-2211Phone: (213) 740-3986Fax: (213) 740-5869e-mail: animation[at]cinema.usc.edu Programs: 3 year Master of Fine Arts degree in Film, Video and Computer Animation.
Royal College of Art Kensington GoreLondon SW7 2EUUnited Kingdomtelephone: +44 (0)20 7590 4444email: admissions[at]rca.ac.uk Programs: 2 year graduate program in Animation. The Department also provides the opportunity for MPhil and PhD research
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced LearningDavis Campus7899 McLaughlin RoadBox 7500, Brampton, ON L6V 1G6 Canada905-459-7533telephone: 905-459-7533email: infosheridan[at]sheridanc.on.ca Programs: 4 year undergraduate program in animation, 1, 2 year post-diploma/degree programs in Computer Animation.
BSc in Animation and Gaming at Academy of Animation and Gaming (AGG) at Delhi, Noida