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How to begin your career in Animation & Multimedia?

A brief understanding of the subject

The media and entertainment (Animation & Multimedia) industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in India. The demand for entertainment content has been spiking with larger access among the mass. It really is a much tugged up pit to take into account. The world of media has always been the pool of talent but with less manpower. The bright nature of this industry always made the general mass think of it as the less stable and farfetched scope.

With recent developments in technology and more globalization, the drive to learn animation and make a career out of something one is passionate about is a pursuit. Pursuing entertainment related courses is a career choice which is statistically also more successful. The manpower and talent crunch speaks for it.

Animation is a part of the much larger entertainment business. Now the entire business requires skilled animators all the time for each of their different sectors. There is really no stopping to it. Below I have listed a couple of places where artists are required:

  • Films
  • Cartoon shows
  • Advertisements
  • Marketing promos
  • Production studios
  • YouTube channels
  • Medical
  • Engineering tutorial
  • E-Learning
  • Digital Signage
  • Multimedia schools and etc.

These are just the important and more prominent sectors where these artists are needed. If you find out more; there is really no kind of scarcity regarding the abundance of jobs available for talented animators.

Beginning your career

Though at the top of all career opportunities, choosing multimedia courses in Kolkata can give rise to a couple of questions to everyone’s mind. Worry not but we are here for all your queries.

Which course to choose?

Hi-Tech Institute offers a B.Sc degree course in Animation & Multimedia. This is a three year degree course affiliated to MAKAUT (WBUT). Choosing this course would give you a degree from a renowned institute and train you with excellence.

What about placements?

Hi-Tech also offers 100% placement assistance to the entire pass out students. Hence, once you are done learning a placement seat will be waiting for you already. The best students are soaked directly by Institute giving the students a chance to work for its production studio.

Will I get any kind of studio learning exposure while learning?

Yes. Hi-Tech is the only institute in this entire nation which has a production studio of its own. So, not only will you be learning multimedia courses but side by side attaining full real life studio exposure. These will skill you for all future endeavors.

Things you need to know before starting your course

Honestly, nothing. There are no hard and fast rules for it. There is a misconception that if you are not good at drawing then animation is not a good career choice. That however is not true. Starting a career in any kind of multimedia requires no kind of drawing expertise.

All you need is the knack for creativity and the willingness to learn.

Job portfolios in Animation & Multimedia Industry

We already discussed the scope of being a multimedia developer in Kolkata.

But you sure would like to know the different job portfolios that people opt for after completing these courses. As mentioned above the scope is limitless and artists can work anywhere they want but these are just some specialized portfolios which pay a handsome number.

  • Art Director
  • Digital Animator
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Rigging Artist
  • Modeling Artist
  • 2D Animator
  • 3D Animator
  • Sketching Artist
  • Editor
  • Lighting Artist
  • Color and Body movement Specialist
  • Freelance Animator and etc..

This article pretty much covers all the aspects and all the bases of what you need to know before heading a career in Multimedia and Animation. For any more queries or admission related enquiries head to the Moople institute of animation and design