My sister completed B.Sc. in computers and wishes to do MCA in Hyderabad. I wish to know about the following as below: a) Colleges offering degree courses in computer animation in Hyderabad. b) What are the job prospects in this field. c) Scope for this field in Hyderabad or abroad and pay likely to be given
a) There is no college offering degree course in Computer Animation at Hyderabad. In fact, there is no such degree offered in Computer Animation in India. One can do a degree course in Visual Communication Design from institutes like Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati and National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. The curriculum of Visual communication design includes courses in Animation.
b) There are many job opportunities in advertising agencies. An animation designer is involved in making short animation films for advertisements. Independent television and film production firms employ animators to produce cartoon film. You can also get a job with animation studios and multimedia design agencies specializing in Animation.
c) It is difficult to describe location wise scopes in this field, but with a phenomenal rise in mass media activities, the overall opportunities of visual communication design are currently on a significant growth path. For example, the size of the entertainment industry in India (largely comprises of film industry and television production) is Rs.12, 000 crore today. Experts believe, given the right kind of support by the Indian Government, this turnover can increase six-fold to about Rs. 75,000 crore by 5 years. The global market for animation is estimated to grow to US $40 billion by next year of which India is going to corner a large chunk. In animation and special effects alone, Indian companies have already implemented projects worth approximately US $ 300 million. Market for video production is also growing fast with the increase in number of television channels in India. All these mean, there are good scopes in this field.