Animation & VFX, Calicut

BSc in Film and Animation

Animation & VFX, Calicut

The BSc Degree course in Animation is a three - year intensive programme that teaches students how to use visual effects, graphics, advanced software, and sound editing to create VFX and 3D animation. From inventing characters, writing scripts, to developing a storyboard, students work hard at mastering the concepts and fundamentals yet have fun along the way.


Cindrebay’s Animation faculty consists of a talented pool of experienced animators. Many are currently working in or have worked in production houses in India and abroad. They have a working knowledge of the latest animation software and pre-production and editing software.


3 Years


10+2 with a minimum 50% aggregate marks


30 Students per batch


Modules have been designed keeping the fast paced and ever changing animation industry in mind. Each subject is covered extensively to ensure students get a good foundation in animation and learn all the relevant technical skills required to thrive in the field.

  • Fundamental Art : Drawing & Painting
  • History of Animation
  • Composition in animation and design
  • Pre Production
  • Art & Craft
  • History of Indian Art
  • History of Western Art
  • History of Contemporary Art
  • Colour Theory
  • Vector Graphics (Adobe Illustrator)
  • Digital Image Compositing (Adobe Photoshop)
  • Collage - Poster Design
  • Matte Paintings
  • Basics of animation

  • Autodesk Maya : Basics
  • Nurbs Modelling in Maya
  • Polygon modelling in Maya
  • Look Development with Arnold
  • 3 Point Lighting
  • Interior, exterior and product lighting
  • Cameras in Maya
  • Rigging and skinning
  • Principles of animation
  • Character animation

  • Audio and Video Editing
  • Compositing in Nuke
  • VFX in Nuke
  • Dynamics in Maya
  • 3D project
  • VFX Project
  • Portfolio and Demo Reel

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities BSc in Film and Animation

3D Animation, VFX, graphic design, game design, have all taken the world by storm. Students who complete their BSc in Animation have a number of careers waiting for them.

  • Art director
  • Film / Video editor
  • 2D animator
  • 3D animator
  • Key frame animator
  • Image editor
  • Layout artist
  • Lighting artist
  • Storyboard artist
  • Rendering artist
  • Modeller


To ensure that students get the best out of the Animation programme Cindrebay combines lectures, demonstrations, workshops, live projects, assignments, and studio sessions.

Classroom projects

Classroom projects are done with a significant contribution from real - world industry

Proper attention

Proper attention on developing skills in Computer Aided Designing

Design skills

Design skills and cross-functional abilities like software and presentation skills are put into practice

Course duration

Course duration spans from 12 months (Diploma) to 3 years (Under graduate Degree Programme)

Real life project

Real life project works are a significant portion of the curriculum

Student Testimonial

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