Animation Film Design: AFD


task-duration Duration : 10 Months | Eligibility: 10+2 (Arts/ Science/ Commerce)/ College students | Schedule: 2 hours a day for 3 days I

Do you want to be a filmmaker?

Join Arena's Animation Film Design (AFD) course and make a successful career in animation filmmaking. The course prepares you for high-paying career options in making films, creating shows for TV, computer games, mobile games, websites, media, and other exciting industries.

By 2019, the Animation & VFX industry in India will be worth Rs. 9550 crores*. There is huge demand for animation in almost every media-related industry, and every company wants to hire trained professionals. 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, visualization, character design & development, animation scene planning and 2D animation.


Course Highlights

  • Access Onlinevarsity: Onlinevarsity is Arena's learning app for students. You can have exclusive access to course material, discuss doubts & problems with professors, plan activities & projects, get reference material, etc.
  • Latest, updated curriculum
  • Hands-on practical training, using latest tools & software
  • Projects at regular intervals
  • Specialization & a professional work portfolio in your area of interest
  • Job-oriented curriculum

Career Options

On completing the AFD course, you can work in:

  • Animation film production studios
  • Television channels
  • Television production houses
  • Ad production houses
  • Gaming companies

DCD Modules

Overview-Pre-Production

This semester focuses on basic drawing skills for animation through study of design, anatomy, light & shade. You will prepare an e-project which will include pre-production of an original film concept.

  • Basic Shapes & Sketching Techniques
  • Anatomy Drawing
  • Body Language & Expressions
  • Lights, Colour & Perspectives
  • Creating Digital Art
  • Animation Concepts
  • Concept Design, Development & Storytelling Techniques
  • Scriptwriting for Animation
  • Character Design & Development
  • Acting & Voice Characterization
  • Concept Art & Inspirational Sketches
  • Visual Scripting with Film Language
  • Storyboarding for Animatics
  • Editing for Animatics
  • Project



Software taught†



  • Adobe Photoshop Extended
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Premiere Pro

You will get a Certificate in AFD - Pre-Production Specialist on completion of the first semester of the course.

Overview-2D Production

This semester concentrates on basic animation principles & timing for animation. It allows you to apply your knowledge of drawing & concentrate on 2D classical animation production - from drawing key frames to 2D digital post production - by adding dialogues, sound effects & background music, and final editing.
Modules
  • Principles of Animation
  • Timing for Animation
  • Key Framing, In-betweening & Cleanups
  • Digital Ink & Paint
  • Animation Scene Planning
  • 2D Animation Post-Production
  • Showreel Development

Software taught†

  • Adobe Flash Professional/Toonboom

You will get a Certificate in AFD - Pre-Production Specialist on completion of the first semester of the course.

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