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The objective of the Animation Creation and Direction course is not only to make the student a skilled Animator but also to introduce to them all aspects of animation filmmaking. At Roopkala Kendro the students learn the basics of Animation filmmaking, from pre-production to post-production. Apart from 2D Classical and 3D Digital Animation, students get the opportunity to explore other experimental forms of Animation like cut-out, clay etc.

This two-year academic program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of 2D Classical Animation. In this phase the students learn Character Design, Shot division, Storyboard making, Principles of Animation etc. The 3D Animation part is designed to introduce students to the concepts of 3D computer-based modelling and animation utilizing the latest in high-end computer workstations. The emphasis of the programme is in learning the software tools for problem solving and to create finished portfolio projects using Maya animation software. Another aspect of the course is to explore the software tools used to create visual effects and issues involved in combining these effects with live action footage. The students are also encouraged to make experimental cut-out and clay animation films with their own design. Our diploma program in 2D and 3D Animation focuses primarily on animating characters for film and television production. Softwares taught in this course include Maya, After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere Pro Toon Boom Studio etc. Students are also introduced to Blue screen filming and lighting techniques.


Roopkala Kendro has all the resources needed to produce quality films. We have a full production setup containing Light-Boxes, 3CCD Rostrum Camera, Betacam VTR, Graphic Workstation - totally dedicated for the Animation Students.

External Faculty Members include nationally renowned animators like Sudhasattwa Basu, Shekhar Mukherjee, illustrators like Samir Sarkar, Subrata Gangopadhyay and Cartoonists like Debashis Deb to name a few.

Animators are in high demand in the rapidly expanding fields of film entertainment, television, gaming, interior design, and industrial design. Employment may be found as Storyboard Artist, 2D Animator, Character Designer, Stop-motion Animator, Mixed-media Animator, Compositor, digital animator, Modeler, Character rigger, and 3D painting/texturing specialist.

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