MUMBAI: Graphiti School of Animation is conducting counselling session and opens admissions for its specialisation course.
The six-month specialisation is targeted primarily at people who have some knowledge of animation and are looking for honing their skills or furthering their careers.
G -CAT Expert 2009 (Graphiti – Courses in Animation Technology – Expert)
Duration: 6 months (4 months Specialization + 2 months Production)
Eligibility: 18 years and above. Anyone who has prior animation experience or has been trained in animation institutes.
Entry Test: Showreel & Personal Interview
Placement: Industry will be invited for Campus Placements
Special Sessions during the course
Workshops for Specialization (Clay modeling, Anatomy study, Photography, color theory etc.)
The specialisations are Modelling, Texturing, Rigging, Animation, Lighting and VFX & Compositing.
As per the requirement of animation industry various studios are clearly identifying the need of specialisation in animation training. Many studios are shown requirements for specialised trained artist and are ready to pay a premium for the specialised students.
As per Nasscom, to sustain the project growth, the training institutes should start offering specialisation courses in their training.
According to the heads of studios employing Graphiti School students, "There is a marked difference in quality – the students are well-rounded animation professionals with their basics in place."
According to Graphiti School of Animation CEO Pandyan, "Given the requirement of the industry, we were the first training institute to offer specialisation courses. We got a very good response for the first batch of students".
The Faculty of Graphiti School of Animation come with a strong background of Animation training and production. Every Faculty has a balanced blend of artistic and technical knowledge in animation, so as to impart the students with the best of both the facets of animation.
The average experience of the faculties at Graphiti is five years. All the more, the faculties are been groomed by none other than the "Father of Indian animation" Ram Mohan in the specific manner of training that Graphiti school of Animation will follow.