Animation Facts and Predictions
In the year 2004, the NASSCOM announced that the Indian animation industry will grow 200 times in the coming years. Today, in 2019-20, the above statement seems true. There was a time in between
2005-2008 when the Indian audience finds animation interesting and gradually connects with animation films and also expresses love for the characters within.
Early Era of Animation in India:
Before Hanuman, Indian animation enthusiasts had to rely on Hollywood to watch good animation content.
But after the huge success of Hanuman & Return of Hanuman, everything has completely changed.
The film makers with live action background showed their interest in animation and slowly they choose 3D animation and visual effect to execute their scripts with more than the reality content.
Milestones of the Indian Animation Industry:
- Romeo by the road,
- Arjun: The Warrior Prince,
- delhi safari,
- Char Sahibzaade,
These are all some of the 2D-3D animated movies that collected well in the Indian and foreign box office. It indicates that the creative talent of Indian animation is on the right track.
The animators of India both do a good job and deserve it and they can now easily understand what quality not only the Indian viewers but also the global audience around the world liked.
Indian Animation and Hollywood Connection:
The Hollywood giants like Disney & Warner Bros. also praised our animation skills. They were amazed to know that the success rate of a good feature film in India was much higher than in any other country. The mass audience in India loves cinema and is always eager to watch movies. Therefore, the Indian film industry is one of the hubs of film production.
Nowadays, not only children, but all of us love to watch animated feature films whether they are produced in India or abroad.
This also boosts the Indian animation market and opens the door to new opportunities in this unique yet artistic field. Now everyone can easily choose animation as his/her dream career because it has good and fast prospects, now animation career is not only for personal satisfaction but it also comes with professional satisfaction.
There is a huge growth in animation studios in India and all of them are engaged in executing Indian projects and also outsource their services to execute projects from all over the world. So it makes sense that they always need skilled and talented Indian animators, even some emerging animation studios needed newer ones so that they can train them on their software or on their platforms. Rhythm & Hues & MPC Technicolor are few studios that have already recognized Indian animation and visual effects talent and skills.
Understand Why choose animation after the 12th !
A career in animation is one of the most sought-after career options today. With high salaries, career growth and an opportunity to showcase your creativity, a career in animation could be the right choice for today’s youth.
An animator’s work can be defined as the art of adding life to a non-living digital character or object. A combination of the Indian entertainment industry and digital technology and tools, helping aspiring animators to practice hands-on designing, drawing, layout and production of graphically rich and engaging multimedia clips.
Find below the list of standard job profiles in animation:
- Storyboard Artist
- Character Designer
- 2D animator
- 3D modeller
- texture artist
- light artist
- background artist
- rigging artist
- Character Animator
- Cleaning artist
- Rendering artist
- FX designer
As the animation industry is growing day by day, many prestigious institutions, colleges and even universities nowadays offer UG & PG degree programs, everyone can choose after getting 10+2.
Aspiring graduates and postgraduates also have options for diploma and certificate courses.
Most Needed Skills for a Successful Career in Animation:
- Creative & artistic mentality
- Strong visual imagination
- Knowledge of different color schemes
- Ability to express ideas through doodle, sketches and drawings
- Love details in artwork
- Compatibility within computers.
The author is a professional writer who has been working in the multimedia and animation industry for 7 years. He writes articles on 3D Animation, Multimedia and VFX (Visual Effects) Industry. In this article you can read about facts and predictions, early animation in India and why choose animation course after the 12th .