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Animation Film Design

Do you want to be a filmmaker?

Join Arena’s Animation Film Design (AFD) course and make a successful career in animation filmmaking. The course prepares you for high-paying career options in making films, creating shows for TV, computer games, mobile games, websites, media, and other exciting industries.

By 2020, the Animation & VFX industry in India will be worth ₹11360 crores*. There is huge demand for animation in almost every media-related industry, and every company wants to hire trained professionals. With Arena, you can develop your creative & technical skills in Animation Film Making, walk away with a professional work portfolio, and be a part of this dynamic industry.

The AFD program covers techniques of pre-production, anatomy design, animatics, visualization, character design & development, animation scene planning and 2D animation.

Interested? Join Animation Film Design TODAY!


10+2 (Any stream) / undergraduates / graduates

Course Duration

24 months

(2 hours a day for 6 days a week)

Career Options

2D/3D Animator

Character Designer

Layout Artist

3d Modeler

Rigging Artist

3D Dynamics & Fx Artist

Storyboard Artist

Animation Film Design


  • Basic Shapes & Sketching Techniques
  • Anatomy Drawing
  • Body Language & Expressions
  • Lights, Colour & Perspectives
  • Creating Digital Art
  • Adobe Photoshop Extended
  • Animation Concepts
  • Concept Design, Development & Storytelling Techniques
  • Scriptwriting for Animation
  • Character Design & Development
  • Concepts – Adobe Photoshop Extended
  • Acting & Voice Characterization
  • Concepts – Adobe Audition
  • Concept Art & Inspirational Sketches
  • Visual Scripting with Film Language
  • Storyboarding for Animatics
  • Editing for Animatics
  • Adobe Premier Pro
  • Showreel Development


  • Clay Modelling
  • Modeling with Maya
  • Texturing with Maya
  • Rigging with MAYA
  • Character Animation with Maya
  • Lighting and Rendering with Maya
  • Dynamics & Simulations
  • Pixar Renderman
  • Digital Fx
  • Digital Video Editing, Color Grading & Finishing
  • Showreel Development


  • Principles of Animation
  • Timing for Animation
  • Keyframing, Inbetweening & Clean-ups
  • Digital Ink & Paint
  • Animation Scene Planning
  • 2D Animation Post production
  • Showreel Development

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