About;Eligibility;Criteria;Admission Process;Sylabus;Career;Top Entrances;Faqs

 Animation and Multimedia is a course for a successful career in the field of animation and multimedia. The course imparts knowledge and the right skills in multimedia and animation disciplines that leads to a successful career in the designing and animation field.The Program helps to produce full-fledged animation professionals with the skills & confidence.

Multimedia and Animation is a highly focused and in-depth professional training qualification designed to prepare students for careers in various concentrations within the specialization of digital multimedia and animation.

Top colleges: 

1- Birla Institute of Technology,Jaipur

2- Vellore Institute of Technology,Chennai

3- Vogue Institute of Fashion Technology,Bangalore

4- Arena Animation,Bangalore

5- Westford Institute of Film Technology,Kerala

6- P.A. Inamdar College of Visual Effects, Design & Art,Pune

8- Picasso Animation College,New Delhi

9- Asian Academy of Film and Television,Noida

10- VELS University,Chennai

11- Jain University,Bangalore

12- PAI-ILS,Maharashtra

13- Bhagwant University,Rajasthan

14- Bharath Post graduate College,Chennai


Course LevelUG/PG
Duration 3 years (UG)/ 5 years (PG)
Exam typeSemester
Eligibility10+2 pass in any streams for UG/ graduation degree from a recognized university for PG
Admission Process

merit-based admission or some colleges and institutes that carry out their own entrance exams

Courses and Eligibility:

B.Sc3 Yearsstudents have passed 12th standard/HSC or equivalent level of examination from any recognized board

M.Sc2 YearsAspiring student should have passed a bachelor;s of science degree in relevant field or other related fields from an accredited higher learning institution with minimum 50% marks

Top Recruiters: 

1- Planetariums

2- universities 3- local government

3- Gaming Industry

4- private companies

5- environmental consultancies

6- Film Industry

7- Utilities

8- Content Writing

9-information systems organizations

10- education authorities

11- commerce

12- industry

13- transport

14- tourism

Admission Process:

The admission forms of the colleges are available between the months of May and June. An eligible candidate can follow the process given below for admission.

1- Fill in the Application form

2- Evaluation of forms / Entrance exam / GD and PI

3- Admission to course 

Selection Process to B.Sc:

Selection to the course, in colleges taking an aptitude test, is based on the performance in the creative aptitude test (50%) and score in 10+2 (50%).

In colleges which do not take a creative aptitude test, the selection process is based on Class 10+2 scores and a personal interview by the colleges. 


For B.Sc


History of Animation

Drawing Concepts

Color Studies

Character Design I

Introduction to 2D Animation

Digital Methodologies: Sound & Audio


Advanced 2D Animation

Charachter Design II 

Script writing and Sequential Narrative

Matte Painting

 Semester III

Digital Methedologies:Modelling

Digital Methedologies: Character Modelling

Digital Methedologies: Lighting & Texture

Digital Methedologies: Introduction to Dynamics

Semester IV 

Digital Methedologies: Animation

Digital Methedologies:Character Rigging

Digital Methedologies:Advanced Dynamics

Semester V

Video Editing & Composting

Corporate Communication

Movie Merchndising

Portfolio Developments

Semester VI


Practical Internship

For M.Sc:

Semester I

Animation Principles

Animation Drawing

Story Design and Development

Visual Language and Aesthetics

Learning Labs

Semester II


Character design

Acting for Animation

Film Appreciation

Learning labs

Semester III:

Sound design

Animation Marketing and Management

Advanced rigging

Lighting and Rendering

Learning labs

Semester IV:
Portfolio Development

Skills Required:

1- Creativity and imagination.

2- Patience and attention to detail.

3- Drawing skills.

4- Computer literacy and familiarity with graphics software.

5- Communication and presentation skills.

6- Ability to meet deadlines and work as part of a team.

Top entrances:




Career and job Prospect:

Job profile Job ProspectAnnual salary
Graphic DesignerA graphic designer assembles pictures and typography to make a wonderful design. These designers can work with published, printed or electronic media.

Art DirectorAn art director is used for managing the team of creative designers. They can work in advertising, theatre, publishing, television and films and gaming industry.

Animation Graphic ArtistAn animation graphic artist designs cartoons and animated character and makes them interact with their surroundings and makes those cartoons come alive. They can work in Television, films and gaming industries.

3D AnimatorThe work of 3D animator involves the modeling and rendering of animated characters and environments

2D Animator Animators do everything relating to their scenes, including plotting the camera moves, editing the soundtrack, charting information on dope sheets and producing a composited version of their work for comments from the director or Animation director.

VFX ArtistVisual effects artists are responsible for creating computer-generated animations and special effects on screens at home and in theatres. Specific technical knowledge is required to enter this field.

VisualizerVisualizers bring creative ideas to life either digitally or in print. They use their technical or artistic skills to create a visual. Their work is somewhat similar to that of a storyboard artist as they are skilled in hand drawing


Q: What is the Scope for the animation industry?

A: Animation is a fast-emerging high-paying career option. Because the industry is growing so fast, there is a constant demand for skilled professionals from both, Indian studios as well as for internationally outsourced projects. Arena offers career-oriented training to prepare you for jobs in the animation, web design, gaming & VFX industry.

Q: What is difference between web designing and web development?

A: People generally use the terms “web design” and “web development” similarly, but its wrong, both have different meanings. If you really want to make career in it so you need to know the difference.

Web Design:

Web Design is the front-end part of the website. A web designer only focuses on how a site looks and how the clients interact with it. If you want to know that what you need to learn to become a good web designer.

Web Development:

Web Development is the back-end process of the website. A web developer is concerned with how a site works and how the clients get things done on it. It includes server side programmings, knowledge of databases, and ajax to set interactions on the pages.

Q: What is the difference between 2D Animation and 3 D Animation?

A; 2D or dimensional animations deals more with drawing and framing and is the base of 3D animation. 2D animators create frames to define a sequence that are then moved at varying speeds to create the illusion of motion.3D or three-dimensional animation has more depth and is more realistic The texture, lighting and colour of the 3D objects are modified using software programs Film, advertising, video and gaming are the fast growing fields for 3D animation.

Q: what will be the average salary after completing animation and multimedia course?

A: After completion of degree there will be ample of opportunities but your salary depends on your portfolio of work & understanding of concepts which you have learnt during your course.Generally a animator earn 3 to 4 lakhs in his early career.

Q: What is animation and VFX?

A: Animation is the creation of moving pictures/ images with the help of technology and/ or animation software. VFX refers to the creation of visual effects (VFX) by combining real-life images with animation using special software. For example, the stadiums we see in movies during game scenes are mostly empty. They only 'appear' to be filled with screaming fans, thanks to VFX!

We have examples of Animation & VFX all around us - the Spider-Man & Popeye cartoons we watched as kids, or in our favourite movies like Avatar, Toy Story, Finding Nemo, etc.

Q: What is the difference between multimedia, animation, graphic design, web design, multimedia, VFX and gaming?

A: Graphic Design: Graphic designer can do all kinds of designs.designer can create a logos, designs of banners,logo visiting cards,business cards and other creative works.Graphic designer create and combine symbols, images, and all text.
Multimedia:Uses of multimedia of different content like images,videos,text and interactive content.
Web Design:The web designing means creation, planning and updating on website web designing also involves information architecture,layout,colors,contrast,fonts and imagery
Animation:A Person who create the animations is called animator. Movement created by a series of frame . best example of animation is cartoon TV.
VFX :Visual effects are a way of mixing real film shooting with animated images and add to the effects to the location and particular place.
Q: What are skills needed to get into the Animation and multimedia course?
A: As it is a creative field so its essential to be creative,observing and many more. Some are given below:
 1- Creativity and imagination.

2- Patience and attention to detail.

3- Drawing skills.

4- Computer literacy and familiarity with graphics software.

5- Communication and presentation skills.

6- Ability to meet deadlines and work as part of a team.

Q: What is the admission Process?

A:  An eligible candidate can follow the process given below for admission.

1- Fill in the Application form

2- Evaluation of forms / Entrance exam / GD and PI

3- Admission to course 

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