Department of Animation – Best Deemed University in Chennai
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Department of Animation

Vision & Mission

Vision: To be a  leading department to produce  highly professional Industry oriented Designers, Animators & Artists.  Mission: The mission of the Animation programme at VISTAS is to maintain a high-quality study plan that delivers state-of-the-art knowledge and hands on training in the Animation Industry. Also, the department  intends to emphasize on excellence in teaching and partnership with industry. The programme proposes to enable students to achieve mastery in the area of Graphic Design, 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Motion graphics, Visual Effects and  Gamedesign. Production needs as they do prevail outside  are kept in mind to shape up learners in Graphics,Animation and Visual Effects.

List of Programmes

  • B.Sc Animation 

Faculty-Student Ratio: 1:30

About the Department

In 2012, the School of Mass Communication launched a unique and comprehensive employment-oriented programme – B.Sc Animation. The department includes Advanced Animated Laboratory, Shooting floor, Dubbing and Editing Studio.

B.Sc. in Animation is a specialized programme that seeks to sensitize students with all the nuances of the media and entertainment industry. Its broad area covers an array of multi-disciplinary subjects and its applications are in innumerable interrelated professions. Students on completion of this course will be able to work on various visual platforms like digital and non-digital imagery, multimedia, film and television, printing and publication.

The aim of the programme is to equip students to see things with the eye of an animator. It makes them understand the language of the visuals and help communicate effectively in various animated formats. A combination of papers grounded in theory and practical help the students to acquire necessary professional training required to enter the field of animation.

Programme Outcomes

PROGRAM OUTCOME (PO)

PO1: To demonstrate effective speaking, effective writing and listening skills for   communication in personal, public, and media areas.

PO2: Obtain a significant knowledge on fundamental and advanced aspects of   interactive websites, mobile platforms, and other methods including motion graphics (animation), video and informational graphics.

PO3: To demonstrate the ability to understand the media critically and recognize how media shapes and is shaped by politics, society, culture, economics, and daily lives.

PO4: Gain insight into the various aspects of script writing, storyboard, art direction and editing.

PO5: To demonstrate an understanding of the roles of communication in fostering interaction and interdependence across gender, race, and culture.

PO6: Enter as 2D artist, 3D Modeler, VFX Artist, Storyboard Designer, Graphic Designer, Web Designer and Game Designer.

Curriculum & Syllabus

CURRICULUM & SYLLABUS

MINIMUM CREDITS TO BE EARNED: 140

CategoryCourse  Hours/Week Credits Maximum Marks 
LectureTutorial PracticalCASEETotal
LANGTamil I/ Hindi / French
30034060100
ENGEnglish I30034060100
CORE1 Introduction to Film Studies32054060100
COREBasics of Drawing02444060100
COREGraphic Design02444060100
COREAnatomy Study02444060100
AECCCommunication Skills20044060100
SECOrientation/Induction program/ Life skills-------
Total1181225

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Curriculum & Syllabus

CURRICULUM & SYLLABUS

MINIMUM CREDITS TO BE EARNED: 135

Code No.Course Hours/Week   Maximum Marks 
LectureTutorialPracticalCreditsCASEETotal
18ENG11English - I50054060100
18CDAN11History of
Animation(T)
40044060100
18CDAN12Digital Media
Fundamentals(T)
40044060100
18CDAN13Introduction to
Film Studies (T)
40044060100
18PDAN11Basics of
Drawing (P)
00524060100
18PDAN12Graphic Design (P)00634060100
SECSEC – I00024060100
1721124

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Eligibility Criteria

ProgramEligibilityCriteria for Merit
B.Sc. AnimationPass in +2, HSC or equivalentMerit - based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination

Eligibility Criteria

ProgramEligibilityCriteria for Merit
Diploma in AnimationPass in 10th Std. or equivalent.Merit- based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination.

Career Prospects

CAREER PROSPECTS

 

  • 2D ANIMATOR
  • 3D ANIMATOR
  • MATE PAINTING ARTIST
  • 3D MODELING ARTIST
  • RENDERING ARTIST
  • RIGGING ARTIST
  • VFX ARTIST
  • STORYBOARD ARTIST

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Fee Structure

Tuition Fee per yearAdministration FeeRegistration FeeMisc.
(per sem)
Skill Enhancement Fee
(per year)
Exam Fee
(Per Sem)
At the time of admissionEven Sem
Odd Sem
80,000
4,950
2,950
3003,0001900
53,100
42,200
45,200

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee per yearAdministration FeeRegistration FeeMisc.
(per sem)
Skill Enhancement Fee
(per year)
Exam Fee
(Per Sem)
At the time of admissionEven Sem
Odd Sem
70,000
3,9502,950
3002,0002150
46,350
37,450
39,450

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