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Webel Animation Academy

Webel Animation Academy



Webel Animation Academy is an initiative of the Department of Information Technology & Electronics, Govt. of West Bengal with Symbiosys Technologies as Knowledge Partner to enhance employability of aspiring youth of West Bengal & having excellent Placement track record of more than 1350 Students who have passed out from this Animation academy & have been employed by the major studios across the globe. It may also be noted that all students, who have passed out have been placed successfully by the Academy even during the pandemic situation.

West Bengal has been the only state in the country to set up the first of its kind Animation Academy by the Government initiative through its nodal agency Webel, in order to meet the critical demand of the animation industry for high quality skilled manpower to meet the high - tech demand of the national & international clients. Symbiosys Technologies is having head office in Visakhapatnam (Vizag) with branches at Hyderabad, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar & Guntur. Symbiosys Technologies is a world renowned name in Television Series, Feature Films, Visual Effects, etc.

A state of the Art facility is created in a 10,000 sq. ft. area with high-end systems and technical infrastructure with latest H/W and S/W, beautifully decorated with world class furnishing, including an auditorium in the academy at the Salt Lake Electronics Complex, the IT hub of Kolkata. The academy is having facility for internship program wherein the students gets opportunity to work on live International projects and get themselves familiar with the production pipeline before completion of the course.

All faculty members are having vast experience from Leading production houses to ensure & impart production based training by putting emphasis on the pre-production, production and post-production components, principles of classical animation with all the components like sketching, anatomy study, acting, etc.

Experts from the Industry are invited to address the students on the latest trends and encourage them to the present working conditions in the Production houses.


Courses

B.Sc. in 3D Animation Film Making (BAFM) - 3 Years

B.Sc. in 3D Animation Film Making (BAFM) - 3 Years

Join now for a professional degree and exciting career in Movie, TV, Gaming & Entertainment. UG programs is under collaborative partnership of MAKAUT (Formerly WBUT) and WEBEL. Get hands-on training using latest tools from certified and experienced faculty.


MAKAUT

  • Introduction to drawing
  • Figure drawing
  • Character design
  • Story Board
  • Animatic
  • Clay modelling
  • CG modelling
  • Texturing & Lighting
  • Character animation
  • Rigging
  • Rendering
Major subjects in B.Sc. in 3D Animation Film Making (BAFM)
  • SEMESTER I
  • ADVANCE DRAWING
  • HEALTH EDUCATION & COMMUNICATION/ MIND AND MEASUREMENT/ INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY AND MAJOR DEPARTMENTS/ SUSTAINABILITY & FASHION/ THE YOGA PROFESSIONAL
  • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
  • SEMESTER II
  • 2D ANIMATION (CLASSICAL& DIGITAL ANIMATION)
  • GRAPHIC DESIGNING, AUDIO & VIDEO EDITING
  • CINEMA AND OTHER ARTS/ SURFACE & SOFT FURNISHINGS DESIGN DEVELOPMENT TECHNIQUES/ ADVERTISING
  • ENGLISH COMMUNICATION
  • SEMESTER III
  • CLAY MODELLING & CG MODELING
  • TEXTURING
  • LIGHTING & COMPOSITING (INTRO TO NUKE)
  • STUDY OF TEXTILES/ IT LITERACY/ BASIC MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS/ MATHEMATICS FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE PART-1
  • SOFT SKILL DEVELOPMENT
  • SEMESTER IV
  • RIGGING
  • PROPS & CHARACTER ANIMATION
  • DYNAMICS (VFX)
  • OPERATING SYSTEMS WITH LINUX/ ENTERPRENEURSHIP THEORY & PRACTICE/ BASICS OF COMPUTING
  • VISUAL COMMUNICATION
  • SEMESTER V
  • PRE-PRODUCTION CONTENT DEVELOPMENT
  • 2D DIGITAL ANIMATION
  • STOP MOTION ANIMATION / DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY/ WRITING &PRESENTATION SKILLS
  • GROUP PROJECT (SHORT FILM)
  • SEMESTER VI
  • ACTING FOR ANIMATORS
  • ADVANCE CHARACTER ANIMATION
  • PROJECT (PORTFOLIO)
  • INTERNSHIP
Courses

B.Sc. in VFX Film Making (BVFM) - 3 Years

B.Sc. in VFX Film Making (BVFM) - 3 Years
  • SEMESTER I
  • INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING
  • ADVANCE DRAWING
  • HEALTH EDUCATION & COMMUNICATION/ MIND AND MEASUREMENT/ INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY AND MAJOR DEPARTMENTS/ SUSTAINABILITY & FASHION/ THE YOGA PROFESSIONAL
  • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
  • SEMESTER II
  • SCRIPT TO SCREEN; UNDERSTANDING FILM TECHNOLOGY AND FILM LANGUAGE
  • GRAPHIC DESIGNING, AUDIO & VIDEO EDITING
  • CINEMA AND OTHER ARTS/ SURFACE & SOFT FURNISHINGS DESIGN DEVELOPMENT TECHNIQUES/ ADVERTISING
  • ENGLISH COMMUNICATION
  • SEMESTER III
  • CLAY MODELLING & CG MODELING
  • TEXTURING
  • RIGGING & 3D ANIMATION
  • STUDY OF TEXTILES/ IT LITERACY/ BASIC MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS/ MATHEMATICS FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE PART-1
  • SOFT SKILL DEVELOPMENT
  • SEMESTER IV
  • LIGHTING & COMPOSITING; INTRODUCTION TO NUKE
  • CG PYRO TECHNIQUES
  • ROTO; PAINT; CHROMA KEYING
  • OPERATING SYSTEMS WITH LINUX/ ENTERPRENEURSHIP THEORY & PRACTICE/ BASICS OF COMPUTING
  • VISUAL COMMUNICATION
  • SEMESTER V
  • CLEAN UPS & MATTE PAINTING
  • CAMERA TRACKING + MATCH MOVING
  • LIVE ACTION FILM MAKING / DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY/ WRITING &PRESENTATION SKILLS
  • GROUP PROJECT (SHORT FILM)
  • SEMESTER VI
  • LIVE ACTION; COMPOSITING, SET EXTENSION, CINEMATOGRAPHY
  • ADVANCE COMPOSITING & CG INTEGRATION
  • PROJECT (PORTFOLIO)
  • INTERNSHIP
B.Sc. in VFX Film Making (BVFM)

Join now for a professional degree and exciting career in Movie, TV, Gaming & Entertainment. UG programs is under collaborative partnership of MAKAUT (Formerly WBUT) and WEBEL. Get hands-on training using latest tools from certified and experienced faculty.


MAKAUT
  • Figure drawing
  • Script to screen
  • Clay modelling
  • CG Modelling
  • Texturing & Lighting / Camera
  • Video & Audio Editing
  • Digital Photography
  • Rigging
  • Roto Paint & Chroma Keying
  • Dynamics VFX
  • Advanced Nuke
  • 3D Compositing & Match Moving
  • Advanced VFX & Dynamics
Courses

Diploma in 3D & VFX Film Making / 3D Animation / Short Term Courses

Diploma in 3D & VFX Film Making - 1 Year

The 12 Months VFX film making program is an introduction to Live Action, 3D and 2D Compositing using Maya™, Fusion and other Industry 2d and 3D tracking software's. Students get exposed to visual effects in live action movies and International Animation Series. At the end of 12 months student would be able to do a live action VFX project.

  • Fundamentals
  • Basics of 3D
  • Basics of Composting
  • Specialization - VFX
  • Particle dynamics
  • Rigid bodies
  • Soft bodies
  • Fluids
  • Real flow
  • Crowd
  • Match moving
  • Matte shots
  • Rotoscope
  • Wire removal
  • Color Corrections
  • Portfolio Development
  • Student will develop a complete animation film with the guidance of Industry mentor from concept development to end output
  • The Academy offers internship program to the students for long term courses ( duration 1 year or more ) as a part of the curriculum. Eligibility: 10+2 & above
Diploma in 3D Animation - 1 Year

The 12 Months Animation film making Program is an introduction to 3D modeling, Lighting, Texturing, Rigging, VFX and animation using Maya™, one of the most popular software packages in the animation industry. Students get to create their own character, props models and layouts and bring all of them together into a scene within the story, see images come to life.

  • Film Making Concepts
  • Specialization - Animation
  • Key Frames
  • Graph
  • Dope
  • Trax Editor
  • Non Linear Animation
  • Deformers
  • Constraints
  • Matte shots
  • Rotoscope
  • Acting
  • Character Interactions
  • Lip Sync
  • Facial Expressions
  • Motion Capture
  • Portfolio Development
  • Student will develop a complete animation film with the guidance of Industry mentor from concept development to end output
  • The Academy offers internship program to the students for long term courses ( duration 1 year or more ) as a part of the curriculum. Eligibility: 10+2 & above
Short Term Courses - 2/3/6 Month Program
2D Animation [Classical & Digital]
  • Introduction to Compositing and Photoshop
  • Photoshop Tools and Layers
  • Masking, Filters and Actions
  • Nuke Studio Workflow
  • Keying
  • Warping and Morphing and Filters
  • Working with Match Move
  • 2D Tracking
  • 3D Calibration
  • Being on Set
  • Troubleshooting and Advanced Techniques
  • Multipurposing Matchmoving Data
  • Rotoscopy
  • 3D Compositing: Basics
  • 3D Compositing: Advance
  • Introduction to Harmony as Drawing Tool
  • Introduction to Harmony as Animation Tool
  • Advanced Levels of Harmony
  • Character Animation and Facial Expressions
  • Character Animation and Facial Expressions
  • UNITY interface:
  • Working with Match Move:
  • Introduction to scripting in C# in Visual Studio
  • Make a simple game mechanics
  • Understanding Game
  • Working with Unity
  • Introduction to Compositing and NUKE Interface
  • Nuke Studio Workflow
  • Keying
  • Warping and Morphing and Filters
  • 3D Compositing: Basics
  • 3D Compositing: Advance
  • Introduction to Rotoscopy & Computer graphics
  • What is Rotoscopy
  • Importance of Photoshop in Rotoscopy
  • Interface of Photoshop
  • Photoshop Tools
  • Roto in Ater Effects
  • Camera Solve
  • The Basics of Tracking
  • Working with Match Move
  • 2D Tracking
  • 3D Calibration
  • Cameras
  • Being on Set
  • Multipurposing Matchmoving Data



Placements

More than 1350 Students have passed out from this academy & have been employed by the major studios in the country delivering high quality outputs to the full satisfaction of their national & international clients of repute viz. Greengold Animation, Symbiosys Technologies, Technicolor India, Prime Focus, MPC, Xentrix Studios, Double Negative, Cloud House, Axis 3D, Atomic abs, Digitoonz, Maya Cosmos, Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, Polygon studio and many more.

Many large and medium size studios that are operating in the domestic market as well are extremely satisfied with the performance of our artists. Many of them after gaining considerable experience have also started their own ventures. Not only have the alumni worked in big projects from Hollywood fame like Avengers, Jungle Book, Life of Pi to name a few., but also in Bollywood as well. We have alumni who are working as comic artist, art directors, compositors and many more.

For further details click: www.webelanimationacademy.in