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Diploma in 2D 3D Animation Course by SIIMT
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2D 3D Animation Course - 1 year

  •  A 2D 3D Animation Course immerses students in dynamic visual storytelling, blending technical skills with creativity to bring characters, environments, and narratives to life through movement and depth.
  • From traditional hand-drawn animation to cutting-edge CGI, students explore frame-by-frame animation, rigging, motion graphics, character design, storyboarding, rigging, texturing, lighting, and rendering, shaping the visual landscape of entertainment and beyond.
    • Module 1: Introduction to Animation Fundamentals
      • History and Principles of Animation
      • Storyboarding and Concept Art
      • Introduction to Animation Software (2D and 3D)
      Module 2: Traditional Animation Techniques
      • Principles of Traditional Animation
      • Basic Drawing Techniques and Character Design
      • Timing and Spacing
      Module 3: 2D Animation Techniques
      • Intermediate 2D Animation Techniques
      • Character Animation: Walk Cycles, Run Cycles, etc.
      • Lip Sync and Sound Integration
      Module 4: 3D Animation Techniques
      • Introduction to 3D Modeling Software
      • Basics of Rigging and Character Setup
      • Keyframe Animation in 3D
      Module 5: Advanced Animation Practices
      • Advanced Storyboarding Techniques
      • Character Acting and Emotion in Animation
      • Particle and Effects Animation
      Module 6: Motion Graphics and Special Effects
      • Advanced Motion Graphics
      • Introduction to Matte Painting
      • Introduction to Dynamics and Simulation
      Module 7: Specialization Tracks
      • Students choose between 2D or 3D focus
      • Specialized portfolio project based on chosen track
      Module 8: Final Project Development
      • Development of Final Project
      • One-on-one Mentoring and Feedback Sessions
      • Portfolio Development
      Module 9: Industry Readiness and Career Development
      • Industry Standards and Best Practices
      • Career Development and Networking
    • Fees –
      • Ghanaian –  GHC 7,000 per semester
      • Non – Ghanaian – GHC 9,000 per semester
    •  Duration – 1 Year
    • Step 1 – Register at campus or To Register Online –  Click Here
    • Step 2 – Pay at least a 50% Course Fee to complete your admission Pay at Campus or Online –  Click here
    • Hostel facilities are available
    • Hostel Fees – GHC 700 per month
    • Our hostels are clean and hygenic 
    • Character Animator
      • Job Description: Create animated characters for movies, TV shows, video games, and other media. Bring characters to life by giving them movement, expressions, and emotions.
      • Salary: $50,000 – $100,000 per year
    • Motion Graphics Designer
      • Job Description: Design animated graphics for advertisements, title sequences, explainer videos, and other visual media. Use both 2D and 3D animation techniques.
      • Salary: $45,000 – $80,000 per year
    • Storyboard Artist
      • Job Description: Translate scripts or ideas into visual sequences through sketches or digital drawings. Create storyboards that serve as blueprints for animation projects.
      • Salary: $40,000 – $70,000 per year
    • 3D Modeler
      • Job Description: Create three-dimensional models of characters, objects, environments, and props for use in animation, gaming, and other visual media.
      • Salary: $50,000 – $90,000 per year
    • Texture Artist
      • Job Description: Apply textures and surface materials to 3D models to give them realistic appearances. Work closely with 3D modelers and animators to achieve desired visual effects.
      • Salary: $45,000 – $80,000 per year
    • Rigging Artist
      • Job Description: Build digital skeletons (rigs) for 3D characters and objects, allowing them to be animated smoothly and realistically.
      • Salary: $50,000 – $90,000 per year
    • Visual Effects (VFX) Artist
      • Job Description: Create special effects, simulations, and enhancements for live-action movies, TV shows, and commercials. Use both 2D and 3D animation techniques to achieve desired visual effects.
      • Salary: $55,000 – $100,000 per year
    • Video Game Animator
      • Job Description: Create animations for characters, environments, and objects in video games. Collaborate with game designers and developers to bring game worlds to life.
      • Salary: $50,000 – $90,000 per year
    • Compositing Artist
      • Job Description: Combine various elements, such as live-action footage, CGI, and special effects, to create seamless visual compositions for movies, TV shows, and commercials.
      • Salary: $50,000 – $90,000 per year
    • Animation Instructor
      • Job Description: Teach animation techniques, software skills, and artistic principles to students at schools, colleges, or specialized training institutes.
      • Salary: $40,000 – $80,000 per year
These salary ranges can vary depending on factors such as location, level of experience, and the specific industry or company.
FAQ related to 2D 3D Animation Course

FAQ related to 2D 3D Animation Courses

1. How to apply for the Animation Course at SIIMT?

To apply for the Graphic Design Course at SIIMT, click here. Follow the registration process on the provided page to start your journey in the field of graphic design. SIIMT - 2D 3D Animation Course

2. What are the prerequisites for the 2D 3D Animation Course?

The prerequisites for the Graphic Design Course may vary depending on the institution. However, having basic computer skills and a creative mindset can be beneficial. Check the specific requirements on the course page for detailed information. SIIMT - 2D 3D Animation Course Prerequisites

3. What software is used for 2D animation?

Some popular software used for 2D animation include Adobe Animate (formerly Flash), Toon Boom Harmony, and TVPaint Animation. Toon Boom Harmony

4. What software is used for 3D animation?

Popular software used for 3D animation include Autodesk Maya, Blender, and Cinema 4D. Autodesk Maya

5. What is the difference between 2D and 3D animation?

The main difference between 2D and 3D animation is the dimensionality of the graphics. In 2D animation, images are created and manipulated in a two-dimensional space, while in 3D animation, objects and characters are modeled and animated in a three-dimensional environment, allowing for more realistic and immersive visuals. Animation Career Review

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