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For a glimpse of how huge the industry is, take a look at the latest NASSCOM figures:
In 2008, the Indian Animation Industry grew to a whooping Rs.2200 Crores.
By 2012, it's estimated that the industry will grow to a colossal Rs.4500 Crores
The Indian Animation Industry is estimated to reach Rs.15.2 billion by 2016 with the CAGR of 7.1%
         
 
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Multimedia & Animation all about?
How does Multimedia & Animation differ from programming?
What are the salary levels that Multimedia & Animation professionals get?
What are the emerging technologies in Multimedia & Animation? Does the course curriculum incorporate these?
What do I require to succeed in Multimedia & Animation?
Yes, Multimedia & Animation is where I belong. But why Arena Animation? What benefit does it provide me ?
Is gaming a part of Multimedia & Animation Industry?
What kind of educational background is required? Would there be programming involved?
What kind of placement assistance do you offer?
What are the software packages I would be able to learn when I finish my course ?
What is CILM?
Are there any "live" projects/ internships/ other work exposure?

1. What is Multimedia & Animation all about?

It involves the integration of different media such as text, sound, video, images, two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) graphics and animation; coupled with the power of interactive digital technology to offer information with impact.

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2. How does Multimedia & Animation differ from programming?

Multimedia is different in the sense that it is a creative field where as programming is a logical field. Programming is constrained to a set of predetermined rules and procedures whereas Multimedia is all about unleash your creativity and doing things differently. Also one must add that Multimedia is a lot less cumbersome than programming because it involves creativity.

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3. What are the salary levels that Multimedia & Animation professionals get?

Multimedia professionals are in short supply. The average salary that a Multimedia professional gets to start with is around Rs.5000/- and goes multifold depending on experience and skill sets. Salaries of animators in India have grown by 33% over the last three years. At the entry level, animators could earn between Rs.7000/- and Rs.10,000 per month.

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4. What are the emerging technologies in Multimedia & Animation? Does the course curriculum incorporate these?

There are some emerging technologies that enhance the applicability of Multimedia like Broadband, Media Convergence, Network Publishing, Streaming Media, and E-Learning, are few of the concepts that exploit The use of Multimedia on a wide range.

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5. What do I require to succeed in Multimedia & Animation?

An enthusiasm to create, capability to visualize and a desire to experiment and absorb technical aspects are that go into making a good Multimedia specialist. In a nutshell we can say it is a judicious mixture of creativity and common sense.

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6. Yes, Multimedia & Animation is where I belong. But why Arena Animation? What benefit does it provide me?

Arena provides world-class education in Multimedia. Its Customer Integrated Learning Module (CILM) helps to train students with wide exposure and sufficient skills to step into the portals of international industry. We also have tie-ups with global giants like Adobe, Macromedia, and discreet which enables us to say abreast of latest advancements.

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7. Is gaming a part of Multimedia & Animation Industry?

Yes, Gaming is very much a part of Multimedia. Multimedia involves 3D character modeling and animations. The true to life games of the 21st century use cutting edge Multimedia components to make the games more involving and user friendly.

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8. What kind of educational background is required? Would there be programming involved?

Learning Multimedia does not require programming or mathematical skills. It does not even require a background in fine arts - although that would be an advantage for you. It does require ability for create visualization and a keen eye for detail. However some amount of scripting will be involved in the advanced stages of Multimedia development.

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9. What kind of placement assistance do you offer?

Arena has a dedicated placement cell in each of the working levels i.e. right from the center to the national level. Arena has placed its students in companies, who are at the top in their chosen area of Multimedia. To name a few we have :

Adobe Pvt Ltd Indiatimes.com Satyam HTA Eenadu TV
Hall Mark Kodak Visual

Apart from this more than 1000 companies have taken on board Arena Students. The placements cell takes all the efforts to nurture the students and organizes for various value addition programs like seminars, workshops, mock interviews an group discussions.

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10. What are the software packages I would be able to learn when I finish my course?

Illustrations Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw Graphic Designing Adobe Photoshop
Print & Publishing Adobe Indesign Sound Editing Sound Forge Video Editing Adobe Premiere
Special Fx Adobe After Fx & Elastic Reality Multimedia Authoring Macromedia Director, Authorware
3D modelling & Animation Discreet 3D Studio Max Web Animation Macromedia Flash, Image Ready
Game Development A5(Games Engine),Bryce  Web Designing HTML, Dreamweaver
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11. What is CILM?

The Customer Integrated Learning Model is a unique methodology developed by Arena Animation. It integrates various teaching methods to give you the best possible learning experience. It has two basic elements:

Instructor Led training
Training driven training
  Computer based training
  Web based training support
  Video based case studies
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12. Are there any "live" projects/ internships/ other work exposure?

Video based case studies
Portfolio building
Arena Project Team