Career in Animation
Animation industry has unlimited choices for those who are keen to build a successful
career. Animation industry is growing fast across the world. According to the NAASCOM report it will grow in India at 22 percent every year. Despite of its late entry in India, the animation industry is on the path of development and ready to experience a flourishing. Animation industry would hire thousands of prospective 2-D and 3-D animators every year.
Many big studios and companies such as Walt Disney, Warner Brothers, Sony Pictures that make animated films, TV ads, and computer games and so on outsource animation content to India. Many Indian animation studios and production houses are packed with work be it outsourced from abroad or in-house projects for Indian market. Hence, the Indian animation industry is certainly facing a talent crunch.
A graduate degree or diploma in animation is a best way to pursue a career in animation. There is no requirement of any special subject to make a career in animation industry. However, Interest in sketching, drawing, and computers is essential for entry into the animation industry. If you have creativity, then this is the right career option for you. A good animator possesses a great deal of enthusiasm and imagination. The knowledge of human and animal expressions and anatomy helps to express the characters you create.
Ability of visualisation, flair for using colors is added advantages in animation. Patience, hard work, and dedication are must for this job profile. As animation is a multitasking job one needs to work as a team, therefore, needs to have good communication skills too. So, if you have these skills and a keen interest to explore this creative art, this is the right career for you.