MUMBAI: The Chennai-based NDE School of Animation offers Bachelor Degree in Creative Animation (BCA) and Post-graduate Diploma courses in Film Making (PGDFM) and Visual Effects (PGDVE). Approved by UGC and recognized across Asia, the programmes adhere to NASSCOM guidelines and are designed with the expert knowledge of global industry specialists.
The courses offered by NDE are structured with the assistance of its worldwide partners, Asia e University (AeU) Malaysia, International Animation & Media Academy (IAMA) Malaysia, New York Film Academy (NYFA) New York and Indian Bureau of Distance Learning (BIDL) India. AeU will conduct examination and evaluation of BCA papers and issue the certificates. Students of PG diploma programmes will be certified by International Animation & Media Academy.
Scholarships of 10% to 30% on merit basis will be offered to students on scoring 70% and above in the online test for admission. Placement assistance will be offered to eligible students by NDE. Internationally acclaimed personalities in the field of animation and film making will provide the students guest lectures.
"India has great future in animation and VFX areas, as it is destined to become the outsourcing destination for Hollywood. We are globally competitive and have edge over others for our skills and services. The worrying aspect is our country has only few institutes teaching animation and VFX. With the support of the best brains of the industry, we have opened this institute aiming to create industry-ready talents with our quality programmes," said NDE School of Animation director Li Kannan.