Career In Animation – 3D, Computer, Digital Animation Courses, Salary

By | June 28, 2014

                                                              Career In Animation

career in animation

 “The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources” Says Albert Einstein. Animation is a growing field where one can gear up his career by the potential of imagination and conceptualization.

There is a famous quote “Imagination is the beginning of creation”. If you want to create something innovative, enhance your power of imagination. It is the major essence of realistic animation. Career in animation has no limit.

Creativity and imagination plays a vital role in this field. It simulates movement through a series of pictures by arranging the objects in a variety of positions and number of Frames per Second correlates.

2D and 3D animations are the main techniques. 2D is traditional and 3D is its advance form which is very much popular in Gaming industry and film industry. Modern computer animations are familiar to 3D computer graphics rather than 2D computer graphics.

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2D Techniques:

A 2D technique covers high volume pictures and used in traditional printing and drawing applications. It represents two-dimensional model which covers geometric models, and digital images. Software programmes generally changes the texture, light and colour of the object in it.

3D Techniques:

3D techniques are the representation of three dimensional pictures and are used to add effects by using sensors. These sensors are attached to human beings and coordinate the movements of the human beings with the movements of a computerized 3D character. This technique is used in low-resolution games, Internet characters, movies and live TV performances.

A degree or a diploma in animation, course in 2D and 3D graphics and advanced courses are required for going ahead in this field. Some Digital Animation Courses are:

  • Multimedia and 3D Animation (BSC Course)
  • VFX
  • Broadcast Editing
  • Visual Effect – Shake
  • Visual Effect – Combustion
  • Visual Effects – After Effects
  • Working with Audio
  • Video Streaming & Editing
  • Audio-Video Editing
  • Web Animation with Flash & Scripting with Flash
  • Web Weaver
  • Image Magic
  • Creating Illustrations
  • Print & Publishing
  • Basics and advanced 3D Animation

There are so many career options available in this field which can leads to a progressive and successful career. One can go for different career options such as:

  • Modeler
  • Layout artist
  • Clean-up artist
  • Key frame animator
  • Background artist
  • In-between animator


Freshers can get a good salary depending on their qualification, creativity and skills and can get attractive increments also as per their performance and experience.

This career option is one of the admirable options for those who are creative and have the power of imagination. This fast growing and creative option can push up one’s career and then sky is the limit.

Top Companies

A list of top companies in animation field is provided below:

1.    Toonz Animation India

2.    Pentamedia Graphics

3.    Maya Entertainment

4.    UTV Toonz

5.    Heart Entertainment

6.    Padmalaya Telefilms

7.    Nipuna Services Ltd

8.    Jadoo Works

9.    Crest Communications

10.    Silvertoon Studio, Mumbai

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