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Animation Courses in Chennai

Animation Course in Chennai

Animation Wizard Course Details

If you are looking to learn A-Z of animation, i.e. from the basics to the most advanced level of animation, then our 'Animation Wizard course' could be the right choice for you. Our animation training program has been conceptualized in such a manner, where the students are guided into learning all the skills required to become an expert animator.

Our Animation Wizard course covers Pencil drawing, Digital Sketching, Creating Illustrations, Image compositing, Storyboard creation, Animatics, 2D animation, Matte painting, Audio-Video editing, Architectural Visualization (Set modeling, Interior designing etc), Visual FX, Advanced 3D animation, Digital sculpting etc.

We offer the best animation course in Chennai, as our animation training program has been designed with a lot of inputs from the industry experts & it covers all 3 stages of an Animation project lifecycle such as Pre-production, Production & Post-production in a comprehensive manner. By the end of the course, the students would have gained complete working knowledge to create a complete 2D or 3D universe with characters, backgrounds, sets, assets etc & animate them all according to the storyboard.

We request you to check some of our students’ works under animation tab in the gallery page & you will understand why Web D School is considered the best animation training institute in Chennai.

We provide unlimited lab hours for practice to our students, which is a big advantage, as they get to work continuously in high configuration systems under the guidance of trainers for long hours. We have an in-house green matte studio for the students to shoot video footages, if they want to integrate an animated character in a live action video. Apart from the software training, we conduct several workshops to enhance the visualization skills of the student, which plays a vital role in an animator’s career success.

Our 'Animation Wizard course' is the most comprehensive training program in animation, which has been rated by most experts as one among the best animation courses in Chennai.

Few things about us that you should know

Unlimited Lab Hours - No restrictions on lab hours as we allow you to practice for long hours on all 7 days in a week.

eBooks / Library Videos - Exclusive reference material for our students (only for select courses).

Student Assessment - We conduct regular assessment of Students works to understand their progress. Check our student works here to know our training standards.

Dedicated Placement Cell - It takes care of everything related to placement like Creating a good resume, Sharing interview tips, Conducting mock-up interviews, Scheduling interviews etc. Check our placement record here.

Saturday events - We conduct a seminar / contest / workshop every Saturday to increase the all-round knowledge of our students. Check our recent events here.

Portfolio Development - An excellent final project helps in securing a good job, & we provide our fullest support to the students in developing a fine portfolio.

Excellent Experience - We strive for excellence in everything we do & want all our students to have a delightful experience studying with us. Check their experience at Web D School here.

Animation course syllabus

  • Introduction to Animation
  • Basic sketching principles
  • Shapes, Perspective & Anatomy drawing
  • Colour theory
  • Working with Illustrator
  • Character designing
  • Working with Photoshop
  • Image compositing

Assessment – Creating different types of Illustrations using sketching principles.

  • Fundamentals of 2D animation
  • Creating a storyboard
  • Gestures & Poses study
  • Animatics
  • Digital painting
  • Working with Flash
  • Creating Graphics & Motion animation
  • 2D effects compositing
  • Advanced 2D animation techniques
  • Working with Sound forge – Audio editing
  • Working with Premiere pro – Video editing

Assessment – Creating a 2D animation short clip with music & effects

  • 3D principles
  • Working with 3ds Max
  • Modeling & Lighting
  • Camera tracking
  • Dynamics of 3D
  • Motion Graphics & FX
  • Architectural visualization
  • V-Ray Rendering
  • Working with After Effects – Digital FX

Assessment – Architectural visualization & 3D effects

  • Introduction to advanced animation
  • Working with Maya
  • Modeling
  • Texturing & Lighting
  • Rigging & Animation
  • Rendering
  • Paint effects
  • Working with Zbrush
  • Integrating computer graphics

Assessment – Creating a 3D environment with characters & animation.

Final project – A 5-minute animation showreel.

  • Animation course duration : 12 months


Career Opportunities

The Animation courses in Chennai, at Web D School, will make you a professional animator & it shall open a lot of doors for you, in terms of career options, in the animation field.

Please call us at 9791333350 to get more details about our Animation course in Chennai or kindly contact us through our enquiry form.

If you do not want to learn the entire spectrum of Animation, but you want to do some short term animation courses in Chennai - then you can pursue either a 2D animation training program or a 3D animation course.

You can check those course details here - 2D Animation Course & 3D Animation Course. These are short term animation courses & can be completed between 3-6 months.

If interested, you can also check these related courses - Film Editing Course & VFx Master Course.

Getting started - Why should you learn Animation?

Are you a creative person? Do you like cartoon serials & animation films? Do you enjoy playing video games on a regular basis? Have you ever felt the urge to be a part of a company that has created wonderful art in the form of movies, series, games etc? Are you willing to practice for long hours to perfect your art? Then, Animation could be the right career choice for you. The animation industry is growing at a fast pace in India & there is a huge demand for skilled professionals.

What is Animation?

An animation is the illusion of movement created by displaying a series of still pictures in rapid succession. The possibility in the world of animation is limitless as anything can be brought to life and be infused with personality, clay, sketches, objects, computer meshes, and. From the cartoon series, to TV commercials, classy narrative works and models, to experimental, digitally composited, visual effects driven art films, Animation is a powerful medium for ideas.

Types of Animation

Cel animation, where the animators used to draw every frame by hand, is dead long back & we are practicing only digital animation now. There are 2 types of digital animation - 2d animation & 3d animation. 2d animation means creating movements using characters & backgrounds in a two-dimensional artistic space. 3d animation means the creation of moving pictures in a three-dimensional digital environment, which is done by sequencing consecutive images, or "frames", that simulate motion by each image showing the next in a steady progression of steps, filmed by a virtual "camera" and then output to video by a rendering engine.

Top student queries - Subject

There are 2 types of animation – 2D & 3D. 2D animation is very simple to learn, provided you have basic sketching skills & the passion towards the field. You can master 2D animation within few months, whereas 3D animation will take more time & long practice hours to absorb the various principles. 3D animation is definitely not hard, but the learning curve is comparatively bigger, where you must be willing to put in a lot of efforts in practicing & continue learning through your mistakes until you become a confident 3D animator.

Passion for the subject & basic computer knowledge are the only prerequisites before you enroll with us for Animation course. Good visual sense & decent sketching skills would be advantageous though. More importantly, you must love animation in every form – be it films, advertisements, games, TV series etc, as you cannot learn animation without being in love with it.

Yes. Animation field is constantly evolving with filmmakers across the world upping their game every year by creating mind-blowing animation sequences in their movies. So, we keep updating our course curriculum too, as its essential to teach our students about these latest trends in the industry.

We have a tie-up with few Postproduction studios, which outsource their works to us sometimes. We let our outstanding students to work on a small module of those projects under the guidance of our production team, although we cannot give assurances about live projects to all students. But we usually create some good projects by ourselves & offer them to our animation students to work on.

Yes. Its important for an animator to add sound to the animation clip as well as to edit the various footages to form a sequence. So, we also train our students in audio-video editing software as well. This will also help them during their interviews, as they will have a competitive edge over other students who may not know audio-video editing.

Most of the Post-production studios, TV channels & Advertising companies expect the animators to have some basic knowledge about the visual fx software too, as it would be easy for them to conceive & execute a shot comprising of both animation & Vfx elements. So, we have included a visual effects software in our animation course to give our students another competitive edge over others in the interview & in the job market.

Every company, which operates in the entertainment space, needs animation professionals. And to think of it, the entertainment industry is growing at a furious pace, thus making the demand for animators very high. To name a few verticals as career option for animators – Films, TV Channels, Elearning, Animation studios, Advertisement companies, Internet content providing companies, Game designing studios, Mobile app development companies, Web TV, IT companies & many more.

Animation has become an integral part of the entire visual medium today & its reach as well as its utility has been ever rising. As India is becoming a hub for many outsourced projects, thousands of new jobs in the field are getting created every day & so, the demand for animation professionals is huge now.

Some colleges teach animation courses in Chennai, but you must ensure their training quality before making a decision. Mostly, colleges tend to give more preference to theories & written examinations, which may not work while learning animation. Training institutes give more prominence to practical assessments & lab sessions, thus making the animation training more valuable. But finally, it’s the choice of the student.

We request you to get in reach us through phone or in person to know more about the animation course details, fees structure and placement activities.

Yes, we offer 100% placement assistance to all our students. We have tie-up with a lot of companies & we can arrange several job interviews for our students pursuing animation courses.

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