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Courses

Arena's industry-leading Animation courses are carefully designed to match industry needs as well as individual career goals. An array of short-term and long-term courses are currently available for your consideration. Depending upon your career choice, you may pursue industry-oriented courses in Animation and VFX, Multimedia and Web Design. All the courses are refined, updated and advanced versions offering in-depth coverage of topics in line with industry requirements.

The courses also come with many important and exclusive value-additions designed to enrich the learning experience, give you the competitive edge and make you globally employable. On successful completion of these in-demand courses, students can look forward to highly rewarding careers in virtually every field of business from Media and Entertainment to Infrastructure, Healthcare, Education, etc.

Graphic Design

What is Graphic Design?
Graphic Design is a field of Visual Communication that uses creative methods/software to craft a visual representation of ideas and messages. Graphic Design often refers to both the process (designing) by which the communication is created and the products (designs) which are generated. Typically, Graphic Designers use typography, visual arts and layout techniques to produce the final result. Common uses of Graphic Design include design of Logos, Websites, Journals, Newspapers, Advertisements, Product Packaging and Promotional Merchandize.

Graphic Design as a career choice
For candidates who have a flair for art and possess innate creativity, Graphic Design is the perfect career choice. The craft offers immense scope for growth with opportunities pre-dominantly in the advertising industry. While salaries can start from Rs. 5000 for a fresher, experienced candidates can expect between Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 50,000 based on the level of expertise and creativity. However, for exceptional talent, experienced or otherwise, there is no upper limit. Career opportunities exist for Graphic Designers at:

  • Graphic Design Studios
  • TV Production Companies
  • Corporate Communications Wing of large MNCs
  • Publishing Companies
  • Web Design Studios

Web Design

What is Web Design?
It is the art and skill of creating aesthetically designed content (text, images and voice) for a website (a site on the World Wide Web which offers information about a person, enterprise, a topic etc.) using graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Flash and Dreamweaver. Designing a website involves creation and arrangement of a set of web pages which together form a website. For instance, a company may have a web site about itself, its mission and vision statement, its team, its offerings and other information for its customers and stakeholders.

Web Design as a career choice
Web Design is one of the most preferred careers for many youngsters today. Creative as well as marketing professionals are tapping the heightened demand for websites and creating their own web design companies leading to a surge in demand for Web Design Professionals. And for those who are creative and enjoy working on fresh, challenging projects each day, Web Design is a great choice. Today, salaries in Web Design are highly rewarding and one can expect significant hikes if he/she demonstrates high creativity. Career opportunities in Web Design include:

  • Web Developer
  • Web Graphic Designer
  • Visualizer
  • Web Animator
  • Web Page Layout Artist

Visual Effects

What is Visual Effects?
Visual Effects, commonly referred to as VFX in the Media and Entertainment Industry involves blending live-action footage and computer generated imagery seamlessly to create environments demanded by the script. VFX has achieved immense popularity as the craft allow makers to create environments that are otherwise risky and costly or perhaps extremely difficult/impossible to create in the real world.

VFX as a career choice
VFX is gaining popularity across the globe as more and more films use this dynamic tool to tell a story with cost-effective impact. Apart from the Media and Entertainment Industry, VFX is finding applications in a host of other fields such as Education, Healthcare, Engineering, etc., leading to heightened demand for VFX talent. Some of the specializations in VFX include Matte Painting, Compositing, Rotoscopy, Tracking, etc. Rewarding job opportunities exist for VFX Artists in:

  • Film Production
  • TV Production
  • Television Commercials
  • Educational Films

3D Animation

What is 3D Animation?
Animation is the process of creating a continuous motion and shape change illusion by means of the rapid display of a sequence of static images that minimally differ from each other. Today's Modern Computer Animation widely uses 3D Animation. 3D Animation is a computer generated illustration that gives objects space. In 3D, the images and the graphics use three dimensions that give characters a depth, which makes them appear to be real and living. The 3D Animation Artist uses computer software to give the pictures and images a life.

3D Animation as a career
An aspirant wishing to pursue a career in Animation can start with an average salary of around Rs 1.2 lakh per annum and can reach up to 12 lakhs per annum (depending on the different profiles an individual chooses). Some of the specializations in 3D Animation include Modeling, Lighting, Rigging, Animation, Visual Effects etc. Rewarding job opportunities exist for 3D Animation Artists in:

  • Film production
  • TV production
  • Television commercials
  • Educational films

Arena Animation International Program (AAIP)

TERM – 1

  • (Common for Animation & VFX Curriculum)
  • # Design and Visualization Fundamentals
  • # Graphi¬cs & Illustration Fundamentals
  • # Typography Techniques
  • # Creating Artworks
  • # Image Magic
  • # Design for Print and Advertising
  • # Media Publishing
  • # Print Portfolio

TERM – 3 (Animation)

  • # Clay Mation - Stop Motion Animation Technique
  • # 3D Basics – Modeling to Animation
  • # Modeling with 3D
  • # Lights, Camera and Materials
  • # 3D Motion Graphics and Fx
  • # Rendering with V-Ray
  • # Digital Fx
  • # 3D Animation portfolio

TERM – 4 (Animation)

  • # 3D Modeling
  • # Texturing, Lighting & Rendering
  • # Paint Effects – Visor
  • # Crowd Simulation
  • # Pixar Renderman
  • # 3D Projection Mapping
  • # 3D for Augmented Reality
  • # Portfolio Demo Reel

TERM – 2

  • (Common for Animation & VFX Curriculum)
  • # Anatomy Study
  • # Concepts of 2D Animation
  • # Storyboarding for Animation
  • # Working with Audio
  • # Video Streaming and Editing
  • # 2D Digital Animation
  • # Basic Scripting and Interactivity
  • # 2D Animation portfolio

TERM - 3 (VFX)

  • # 3D Basics – Modeling to Animation
  • # 3D Modeling
  • # Digital Sculpting
  • # Texturing
  • # Lighting and Rendering
  • # Rigging
  • # Animation
  • # Dynamics and Realistic Features
  • # Crowd Simulation
  • # Pixar Renderman
  • # 3D Portfolio

TERM – 4 (VFX)

  • # Introduction
  • # Rotoscope
  • # Wire Removal
  • # Colour Correction
  • # Green/ Blue Screen
  • # Matchmoving & Camera Tracking
  • # Matte Painting
  • # Rotoscope and Matchmoving in Mocha

Arena Animation International Program - Broadcast (AAIP - BROADCAST)

Creative skills & knowledge in high-end designing software is all you need to make it big in the television industry. The Indian broadcast television industry was estimated at Rs. 47,500 crores in 2014, and is expected to be Rs. 97,500 crores in 2019*. This growth will lead to an increase in the number of jobs and demand for trained & certified designers to create engaging motion visuals for communication, entertainment, edutainment, and commercial programs for broadcast.

Arena's AAIP Broadcast trains you in all aspects of designing for broadcast and makes you job-ready. You learn fundamentals and techniques of graphic animation, live-footages, music, sound, electronic & interactive media, and latest tools and technologies used in the broadcast industry.

AAIP – BROADCAST MODULES

SEMESTER 1

Overview
Develop your visualisation, graphic, and audio-video editing skills, and learn to design for broadcast.

Modules Tools
Concepts of Graphics & Illustrations -
Anatomy Study -
Typography Design -
Digital Illustrations Adobe Illustrator
Digital Painting Adobe Photoshop Extended
Digital Filmmaking Concepts
Sound Editing Adobe Audition
Video Editing Adobe Premier Pro & Adobe Prelude
Design Portfolio Project
You will get a Certificate in AAIP in Graphic & Visual Design (GVD) on completion of this semester.

Interested? Join AAIP - Broadcast.

SEMESTER 2

Overview
Learn 2D animation, motion graphics, scripting & storyboarding, and develop your own 2D animation portfolio.

Modules Tools
Concepts of 2D Animation -
Digital Pre-Production -
Storyboarding for Animation -
2D Motion Graphics in Flash Adobe Flash
2D Motion Graphics Portfolio Project

SEMESTER 3

Overview
Learn 3D animation, visual effects & compositing, and develop your own broadcast design portfolio.

Modules Tools
3D Basics - Modeling to Animation -
Motion Graphics in 3Ds Max 3ds Max
Rendering with V-Ray 3ds Max with V-Ray
Broadcast Design Concepts & Structure
Broadcast Design using Cinema 4D Cinema 4D
Visual Effects and Compositing Adobe After Effects
Advanced Post Production Techniques Adobe Premiere Pro
Final Delivery - Web, Broadcast, Cinema Adobe Premiere Pro
Broadcast Design Portfolio Project
Get a Certificate in AAIP Advanced Animation on completion of the course.

Interested? Join AAIP - Broadcast.

Graphic Web Design and Development program (GWDD)

From websites to mobile phone apps & portals, to attractive product packaging, the work of a graphic designer is seen everywhere. But a good design also requires a strong backbone of programming & development. This is the job of a developer.

The graphic & web design industry is expected to grow to Rs. 45,470 crores by 2017*. This growth will lead to an increase in the number of jobs and high demand for trained and skilled graphic designers, web designers, and developers. You can be one of these in-demand professionals. Learn to design & develop creative graphics for websites, digital ads, and print & publishing with Arena's Graphics, Web Design & Development (GWDD) program.

GWDD MODULES

SEMESTER 1

Overview
Learn design & graphics, and create your own web design portfolio.

Modules Tools
Design & Visualization Fundamentals -
Graphics & Illustration Fundamentals -
Essentials of Web Designing -
UI / UX for Responsive Design -
Typography Techniques -
Illustrations for Web Adobe Illustrator
Creating Artworks CorelDraw
Layout Design Adobe Photoshop Extended
Web Animation & Interactivity Adobe Flash Professional Action Script
Web Design Portfolio -
Interested? Join GWDD.

SEMESTER 2

Overview
Learn to develop & design interactive websites and optimize them for
search engines.

Modules Tools
Designing for Web using Markup Language & Style sheets HTML & CSS
Developing Interactive Web Pages JQuery/ JavaScript
Design & Development using Programming Language PHP
Content Management System Drupal
Search Engine Optimization -
Web Analytics -
Web Design & Development portfolio -
Interested? Join GWDD.

Digital Communication Design (DCD)

We live in the digital age - when everything from shoes to books to banking is available online. We can access products, services & information from our computer or our tablet or even our mobile phone.

Obviously, the digital domain is huge & growing fast. This sector needs thousands of trained professionals. There are multiple career opportunities in every segment, and these careers offer quick professional & salary growth as well.

Arena brings you a course to prepare you for an exciting career in the digital space.
From design to video composition, our Digital Communication Design (DCD) course trains you in the various aspects of creating designs for online advertising, typography techniques, advertising concepts for digital media & TV, layouts for web pages, sound composition, 2D design & animation - and more.

Interested? Fill the form & Join DCD now

DCD MODULES

DIGITAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN

SEMESTER 1

Overview
Learn concepts of advertising, sound composition, digital video techniques & create your own digital communication portfolio.

Modules

  • Advertising Design Concept
  • Online Advertising
  • Typography Techniques
  • Digital Artworks
  • Digital Imaging
  • Sound Composition
  • 2D Design & Animation
  • Digital Video Techniques
  • Page Design
  • Electronic and Digital Media
  • Digital Communication Portfolio

Software* taught

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Flash /Edge Animate
  • Adobe Premiere /Prelude
  • Adobe InDesign / InCopy
Interested? Join DCD.