BDes in Animation Film Design

Bachelors of Design in Animation Film Design is a creative Graphics creation for Making still pictures into Moving Images with inputs of latest Digital Techniques. Therefore the Bachelors of Design in Animation Film Design equips students to create Short films, cartoons, Video games etc. Moreover the Students gets equips to balance the technology and art in the design process. The students even gets trained to use the latest digital animation techniques & tools for complex aspects of different types. The Course focuses on Animations for Videos mainly used for Creating Films i.e Short films, ads, OTT platforms and others.

Bdes in Animation Film Design is taught in a pragmatic manner to better Live understanding with smart Digital Tools. Hence to Understand prefect balance between art and Technology. The common teachings involves :-

  • Regular lectures.
  • Industry leaders experiences lectures.
  • Presentations.
  • Digital Tools Training.
  • Workshops.
  • Live Projects.
  • Field trips.
  • Internships.
  • Apprenticeship &
  • Training’s.

The students Undergo through the practical & Live learning production pipeline. Stating from Story to Animation film Making.

B.Des in Animation Film Design Course Highlights

Course Full FormBachelors of Designing in Animation Film Design
Degree TypeGraduation.
Course ModeSemester wise
Eligibility12th Pass from Any Stream from Recognized Board or Equivalent.
Age LimitNo age Limit.
Medium of TeachingThe Course is Mostly taught in English but in Some Colleges in Hindi also.
Maximum DurationMaximum Duration provided is 7 years from the date of admission.
Skills RequiredGood communication skills, Good IQ, Presentation skills, High Patience & Observation, Drawing skills, Innovativeness, Creative nature.
Admission ProcessIt varies from College to College some require Entrance Exam followed by Interview. Some require SOP + Entrance Exam + Interview.
Animation Film Design Mediums2D, 3D, Experimental, Clay, Graphic Narratives, Mixed Media, Pixilation, Clay, Mixed Media.
Bdes Course Fees (Annual in Rs)Rs 2.0 lakhs to Rs 6.0 Lakhs per Annum (Including Admission Fees, Semester Fees, Examination Fees & all other Charges).
Higher EducationStudents have multiple options for Making career in Design as they can Persue M.Design (Masters of Design in Animation Film Design), MA Design (Masters of Arts in Design – Animation Film Design), PGDM Animation Film Design (Post graduate Diploma in Management).
Career Opportunities2D and 3D Animator
3D Modeller
Art director
Game animator
Layout artist
Character Designer
Digital painter
Concept Artist
Storyboard Artist
Visual Effects Artist
3D Texturing and Lighting Artist
Top RecruitersCrest Animation Studio
Reliance Mediaworks Limited
Toonz animation India
Red chillies Entertainment
Maya Entertainment Limited
Top Job profilesDesigner Engineers, Character designers, Consultants, Character designers, Customer, Interface Designers, Story-board artists, Animator, Senior Animator, Animation Art Director, Entrepreneur.
Employment AreasProduction houses, Edutainment, TV channels, OTT Platforms, News Channels, Blogging Platforms, E-learning companies, Ad Agencies and various Media Entertainment Companies.
Average SalaryRs 4.5 lakhs to Rs 6 lakhs
Top Bdes Colleges in IndiaNID, NIFT, ISDIAtlas Skilltech UniversityUPES, Pearl Academy, UID, WUD, SUSHANT UNIVERSITY, MIT, Chitkara University, Symbiosis Institute of Design.

BDes in Animation Film Design Entrance Exams in India

Entrance ExamsConducting BodiesExam DatesLast Date of Registration
Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED)Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay23rd January 2022Nov 16, 2021
NIFT Entrance ExamNational Institute of Fashion TechnologyLikely January 2022Tentatively December 2021
Pearl Academy Entrance ExamPearl AcademyFebruary Cycle – Written Exam: 5th February 2022
April Cycle – Written Exam: April 2022
Feb Cycle – 31st January 2022
UPESDATUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesMarch 2022, April 2022, May 202231st March 2022
NID Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT)National Institute of DesignSunday, 2 Jan, 2022Tuesday, 30 November 2021
ISDI ChallengeAtlas Skilltech UniversityEarly Cycle -31st October 2022
Regular Cycle – Tentatively February 2022
Early cycle – 1st to 30th November 2021.
Regular Cycle – Tentatively February 2022.
United World Institute of Design Entrance Exam (UIDDAT)Karnavati UniversityJanuary 30, 2022January 15, 2022
Sushant University Design Aptitude Test SUDATSushant University2nd February, 202225, February 2022

Best Career Options after Bdes in Animation Film Design

There are many lucrative career options after Bdes in Animation Film Design .

  • Persue Higher Education (Masters) of 2 years in Duration in Animation Film Design.
  • Become an Entrepreneur and Start own business (Startup). Many Top BDes Colleges in India even provide seed funding to their passing out students for startups.
  • Various other lucrative job profiles are as following:-

Animation Designer Engineers, Character designers, Film Design Consultants, Character designers, Customer, Interface Designers, Story-board artists, Animator, Senior Animator, Animation Art Director, Entrepreneur.

Bachelors of Design in Animation Film Design Courses Focus

  • Basic design skills
  • Context of design
  • Animation & communication design
  • Mediums of Animation
  • Character Animation.
  • Game Design.
  • Interaction Design.
  • Visual Effects.
  • User Experience Design.

BDes in Animation Film Design Syllabus

1st Year2nd Year3rd Year4th Year
Design Fundamentals  1Liberal Arts  Craft Documentation internship  Summer Internship  
Sketching and Drawing 1Fitness for LifeIntegrated Disaster Management *  Design Management  
Culture and DesignDesign Processes and Thinking   Service Learning-II   Design Internship Presentation  
Society, Environment and DesignInformation Collection and AnalysisIICT-I  Animation Film Project – 3  
History of Art and DesignBasics of Classical AnimationProduction Art Design for Animation   Animation Film Project – 4
Core Environmental StudiesDigital Design Tools – Film Media3D Animation Film Production – 2   Degree Project – AFD
Design Fundamentals – 2  Sketching and Drawing – 3Advance Classical Animation   Porfolio Creation
 Sketching and Drawing – 2  Service Learning-I   Pre-visualization Techniques for Animation    
Visualization Techniques  3D Animation Film Production – 1  Pre-production Design for Animation   
Craft Design Studies – 1  Animation Drawing  Animation Film Design Elective 1 
Craft Design Studies – 2 Digital Rendering Techniques for Animation   IICT-II   
 Fundamentals of Camera, Sound and Lighting   Soft Skills 
 Pre-Visualization Techniques   Animation Film Project – 1 
 Story Telling for Visual MediaAnimation Film Project – 2 
  Animation Film Production : Stop Motion 
  Post Production for Animation   
  Portfolio Making 
  Animation Film Design Elective 2 
Documents Required for Bdes in Animation Film Design Admission

Following Documents are required to Upload at the Time of application in Bdes in Animation Film Design or Carry at the time of admission.

  • Mark sheet and pass certificate of your Class X or XII examination.
  • School leaving certificate
  • Entrance Exam Score Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Transfer certificate
  • Domicile certificate/ Residential proof certificate.
  • Character certificate/ Migration certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Proof of disability (if any)