The Animation and Visual Effects industry within India has seen an overall growth of 13.6% over 2008 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.7% in the coming years to reach Rs.46.6 Billion by 2014. (Source: FICCI & KPMG). With rising demand for talented professionals, this field is booming with opportunities.
Apart from increasing usage in films and events, multimedia and animation finds itself as the main ingredient in the making of video games. The global gaming industry was estimated at Rs. 7.9 Billion and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 50.7% in the coming years to reach Rs.32 Billion by 2014. (Source: FICCI & KPMG).
The SMU-DE B.Sc – Multimedia & Animation allows students to gain knowledge and expertise in Multimedia, Graphics, Animation applicable in Print, Film, Broadcast and Web media. The specially designed six semester program will enable students to take on a professional career in Computer Graphics, Web Design, E-Learning , Animation, Vfx and Gaming.
The course is strongly based on practical and hands-on training on which more than 200 hours per semester will be dedicated at Frameboxx training centres. The end objective is to create thorough professionals in this field who can drive the future of multimedia and animation not just in the country but anywhere across the world