Noida: The world of animation has seen a meteoric rise in recent years, thanks to technology advancements, high-speed internet penetration, and an insatiable consumer appetite for compelling visual content, informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah renowned media personality and President of AAFT School of Animation.
According to reports, the global animation market was valued at approximately $259 billion in 2020, and it’s expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% from 2021 to 2026. A similar surge can be observed in India, where the animation industry has grown tremendously over the last few years, transforming the country into a key player in the global market.
India’s animation sector, in particular, has experienced significant growth, with its market size valued at $20.3 billion in 2020 and anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 22% by 2025. The Indian animation industry’s potential is underpinned by its vast pool of talented artists, advancements in animation technologies, cost-effectiveness, and the availability of proficient English-speaking animators.
In this growing industry, the AAFT (Asian Academy of Film and Television) School of Animation in India has carved a niche for itself by providing high-quality education and training in animation. It has become one of the most prestigious institutions in India, especially in the fields of animation, VFX, and gaming.
The AAFT School of Animation offers an extensive range of courses, including 3D Animation, VFX, Game Design, and Multimedia, among others. These comprehensive courses provide students with the technical skills and knowledge they need to excel in the industry.
The school is praised for its practical, hands-on approach to teaching, which enables students to work on live projects and gain first-hand experience of the industry. This is supplemented by theoretical instruction from experienced faculty, ensuring students have a holistic understanding of the field. The school also boasts state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to ensure students have access to the latest technology in animation and multimedia added Dr. Sandeep Marwah.
AAFT School of Animation’s efforts haven’t gone unnoticed by industry veterans, who have appreciated the school for its excellent curriculum, industry-relevant training, and the quality of its graduates. Many AAFT alumni have found success in top animation studios around the world, testifying to the school’s effectiveness in preparing students for the global animation industry.
Indeed, AAFT School of Animation is playing an instrumental role in nurturing the next generation of animators, designers, and visual effects artists, contributing significantly to the growth and recognition of the animation industry in India and worldwide. It’s expected to continue its outstanding work in the years to come, further solidifying its position as a leading animation institution.