BA (Animation & Multimedia)


Bachelor of Arts (Animation and Multimedia)

3 Years – 6 Semesters – Full Time

Giving Shape to Your Imagination



Overview

The Media and Entertainment industry in India is not only rapidly growing but also undergoing major changes in terms of how it communicates with its audience. The BA (Animation and Multimedia) course at Vishwakarma University, Pune is unique as it focuses on creating a strong foundation in the art and technique of animation. Students receive instruction through a powerful integration of projects, classroom theoretical instruction, film screenings and analyses, workshops, and interaction with industry professionals. 

Preparing students to create solutions to complex problems in the field of Communication Design using animation as a creative medium is an integral part of the BA (Animation and Multimedia) Course. We ensure that students are encouraged and guided to streamline their ideas and improve their visual communication and storytelling skills.

Our award-winning animation and multimedia programme differs radically from most animation programmes in that we teach the full spectrum of production methods with block teaching, demonstrations and workshops by experts. From clay handling to gaining drawing mastery and the use of 2D and 3D techniques, students learn to use both cameras and CGI. They work individually or in a team to make films, documentaries and installations. The programme combines classical animation technique with innovative technologies that results in a distinctive advantage.


 
Outcome On successful completion of BA (Animation & Multimedia) programme at VU (A&D), the student will be able to :
1 Develop problem-solving ability and solve complex industrial problems
2 Understand social and environmental issues through character animation and info graphical animation
3 Develop imagination, visualization skills, and depiction through illustration
4 Develop the thought process, concept ideas, color schemes & art elements through visual presentation
5 Understand Dimensions 2D & 3D with modeling techniques and the implementation in animation
6 Understand subject-related concepts and contemporary issues and apply them to identify, formulate, and analyses complex Industrial problems
7 Manage Animation Projects from the Conceptual Stage to the final product creation
8 Develop competencies and skills needed to become an effective Animator
9 Develop Animation methods, market resources, and e-learning project management techniques used in the animation and multimedia Industry
10 Work for eco-friendly and thoughtful sustainable creative development in society
11 Get a good working knowledge of English to communicate effectively with the animation community and society
12 Learn Business Ethics, Managerial skills, and soft skills

 

SEM - I

Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Communication Ethics 2
AECC Introduction of Animation & Multimedia 2
CC Art and Design Fundamentals 4
CC Life Study 4
CC Fundamentals of Animation 4
Open Elective Drawing and Sketching 3
 Memory Drawing
 Print Making
Open Elective Miniature Design 3
Basic Textiles
Compulsory Audit Course Design Thinking 2

SEM - II

Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Personal Grooming 2
AECC Principles of Animation 2
CC Environmental Studies 4
CC Character Design  & Clay Modelling 4
CC 2D Digital Animation 4
Open Elective Vector Graphics 3
Computing in Design
Graphical Representation
Open Elective Texture & Painting 3
Effective Dressing Skills
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 1 2

SEM - III

Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Basics of Marketing & Management 2
AECC 3D Modeling and texturing 2
CC 3D Animation (Rigging, FX & Simulation) 4
CC Lighting and Rendering 4
CC Acting For Animation & Film Appreciation 4
Open Elective Video & Audio Editing 3
Linear & Non-linear Editing
Short Film Editing
Open Elective Remedial vastu shastra 3
Basics of Indigenous Textile Art
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 2 2

SEM - IV

Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Consumer Psychology 2
AECC Compositing & VFX 4
CC Photography and Film 4
CC Collaborative Design Project in Animation 4
CC 2D & 3D Game Art 4
Open Elective Motion Graphics 3
Industry Infographics
Social Media Infographics
Open Elective Basics of Furniture Design 3
Slow Fashion Concept
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 3 2

SEM - V

Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Design & Business 2
AECC Web Development 4
CC Advance Mat painting & Environment Design 4
CC Animation Design 4
CC Shadowing 4
Open Elective Animation Production 3
Expletory Videos
Fundamentals UI-UX
Open Elective Fundamentals of Space Planning 3
Fashion Event Management
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 4 2

SEM - VI

Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Intellectual Property Rights 2
Major Project Internship / Graduation Show reel Project 16
Open Elective 2D Animation Portfolio 3
3D Animation Portfolio
Display Techniques
Open Elective Visual Merchandising 3
Soft Furnishing
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 5 2

 

Plan students for different professional roads in the Animation Industry. This includes Animation, 2D Animation, and 3D Animation in Pre-Production and Post –Production, Web designer, e-learning artist, Character designer, VFX artist, Gaming asset designer. 

Accomplish the specialized and practical talents needed to execute and explore a plan identified with Animation and Multimedia.

 


Dr. Shraddha Kaje
Faculty of Art & Design

Dr. Shraddha Kaje
Assistant Professor
Mr. Prashant Aacharya
Faculty of Art & Design

Mr. Prashant Aacharya
Assistant Professor
Mrs. Rakhi Charwad
Faculty of Art & Design

Mrs. Rakhi Charwad
Faculty
Mr. Mandar Naik
Faculty of Art & Design

Mr. Mandar Naik
Faculty
Mr. Deepak Giri
Faculty of Art & Design

Mr. Deepak Giri
faculty

 
  • E-learning Artist
  • Web Designer
  • 2D / 3D Motion Graphics Animator
  • Graphics Designer
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Classical Animator
  • Pre-production artist
  • Digital Artist
  • VFX Artist
  • Game Designer
  • Post-production Artist
  • AV Editors
  • Sound engineer
  • Character Artist


“Vishwakarma University has not only taught us software learning but we were also encouraged to be creative while we learn further through the subject through visualising the topics. The guidance at VU is always beneficial and easy to understand as well. VU has always provided us with great opportunities and given us huge platforms so that we could learn a lot and get an experience of the corporate world. VU has given me the confidence to achieve something that I used to believe was impossible. I have got exposure to a variety of subjects, which has given me a lot of new experiences and also made me more confident about the knowledge of the corporate world. I am thankful to VU for always providing great opportunities and new experiences and skills."

Ms. Vidhi Doshi, Student

 

“Vishwakarma University encourages students to embrace modern animation technologies which contribute to an enriched learning environment. We were taught the disciplines in the design field. VU has given me the freedom about learning various kinds of subjects and also given me a lot of new experiences and made me more confident. Vishwakarma University arranged webinars related to our programme specializations which helped me understand the industry and how it works. VU also gave us platforms like UNITY under which we were taught and given additional knowledge about game design. In VU, preference is given to practical knowledge which is the best thing of this university and I feel proud as a student that I am studying in such a university."

Mr. Aditya Ramshette, Student

 

“Learning at Vishwakarma University is a great experience. VU gave me an opportunity to excel and develop my skills in a professional manner. In VU, I could pursue my passion for designing with proper guidance, learned new software in a creative way and also developed my visualization skills. Vishwakarma University gave us opportunities to learn and work on various live projects, industry connections, on-campus corporate lectures, lectures from international experts, international collaborations and much more. Apart from studies we also enjoy our campus life in VU because of its great infrastructure and the EcoCampus.”

Avanti Rahalkar, Student

 

“Vishwakarma University has been a great contributor to the development of my personality. I have established my leadership, time management and team skills and have also been able to advance these skills to a whole new level. The infrastructure of Vishwakarma University is one of the finest in all design universities. The best thing about this University is the cross-culture interaction between students from various streams in the university. The professors here make the university what it is today, with an attitude of being ever ready to help.”

Moin Shaikh, Alumna Student


 
  • As per Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings 2021, Vishwakarma University, Pune is featured in the top institutions amongst 1200 universities from 98 countries/regions. These rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Vishwakarma University is conferred with the Emerging University of the Year award in Western India by ASSOCHAM in its 13th Higher Education Conclave 2020.
  • Vishwakarma University Pune has been declared Winner for Excellence in Design Education Award at the World Education Award, 2021(Higher Education) held on March 6, 2021 for the project “ Industry on Campus and Industry Connect”.

Option 1- In Person 

Option 2 – Online 

Note: Vishwakarma University (VU), Pune charges application form fee.


 

Class 12 or its equivalent examination with 45% marks from any stream of any recognized board (40% for Reserved category).

Entrance Examination : Not Applicable (Direct Admission)

Intake : 60. 

Programme Commencement Date: 1st September 2021.


As applicable for UG / PG Programme

For Reserved Category Students – Caste Certificate, Caste Validity, Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, are additionally required (over and above listed documents).

Last date of submitting all / pending documents: 30th September 2021.


 
  • Rs. 1,30,000/- Per academic year (annual fees). The fees will remains same for the subsequent years of the batch.
  • Hostel fees (if applicable) and Examination Form Fee will be charged separately.

Click Here to know the applicable Annual Fees and Amount to be paid in instalments.

Note: Postdated cheques (PDCs) are to be submitted for Installment II and III at the time of provisional admission along with payment of Installment I.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Option I – Visit Accounts Section, Vishwakarma University Office, Pune, and deposit only DD or Cheque of requisite amount. No Cash Payment. DD / Cheque should not be deposited directly into the bank. It is to be deposited to University’s Accounts Section (Monday – Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.). DD or Cheque is to be drawn in the name of “Vishwakarma University” Payable at Pune.

Option II – EDC Machine (Card Swipe Machine). Use Debit or Credit Card to swipe for payment of requisite fees at Accounts Counter, Vishwakarma University, Admissions Office, Pune.

Option III – RTGS / NEFT / IMPS (Immediate Payment Service - Interbank Electronic Fund Transfer)

Institute Name Vishwakarma University
State Maharashtra
District / City Pune
Bank HDFC Bank Limited
Branch Kondhwe, Khurd, Pune 411 048.
Type of Account Current
Account Number 50200027418843
IFSC Code HDFC0000029 (Fifth to Ninth character is “Zero”)
Swift Code HDFCINBB

After completion of the transaction, inform the accounts section at the earliest on email (accounts.university@vupune.ac.in) or visit the accounts section with the following details.

  1. Student’s Full Name
  2. Programme & Year
  3. Date of Transaction
  4. Amount of Transaction
  5. Bank Name
  6. UTR No. and / or Transaction Id

After receipt of said information, the accounts section will issue a payment receipt.




Separate accommodation and food facility for Boys and Girls on a first come first serve basis.

  • Boys Hostel (Grade A & B) with capacity more than 140 Beds
  • Girls Hostel with capacity more than 70 Beds.
  • Food (Compulsory) – Vegetarian
  • Booking Amount : Rs. 10 Thousand
  • Refundable Deposit : Rs. 5 Thousand
  • Laundry Charges : Charged separately
  • Transport : Hostel to VU (To and Fro) Rs. 1 Thousand - (bi-monthly) subject to minimum number of seats.

Note : Refer photo gallery for Hostel facilities.



Counselling & Admission Officers :

Mr. Ganesh Thite / Mr. Vinayak Shinde

Vishwakarma University, Main Building, Room No. 1006, Survey No. 2, 3, 4 Laxmi Nagar,

Kondhwa (Bk.) Pune - 411048.

Maharashtra, India.

Contact Numbers: +91 90670 022 23 / 24 / 25 / 26

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