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Apply to the BA Animation & VFX Course at Annapurna College of Film and Media


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Undergraduate Programs Offered

Annapurna College of Film and Media offers a UGC-approved Undergraduate program in Animation & VFX. Dive into the captivating realm of Animation and Visual Effects with us, as we take you on a journey that will unlock the secrets behind crafting cinematic wonders.

Course Structure

Embarking on a career in animation and VFX demands a unique blend of creative flair and technical expertise. From mastering industry-standard software like Autodesk, Substance Painter, Adobe, and Foundry to honing your artistic talents in drawing and painting, it is a thrilling journey that fuses art and technology.

Our BA Animation and VFX program is meticulously crafted to equip students with a strong foundation in various allied arts, effective communication, and an introduction to drawing and color theory during the foundational year. This crucial groundwork lays the creative bedrock necessary for delving into the intricacies of animation, compositing, 3D animation, Character FX, and more.

Our curriculum goes beyond the basics. It provides students with invaluable insights and formative wisdom in digital sculpting, 3D modeling, and the nuanced aspects of animation. Whether, it is understanding the art of storytelling through animation, mastering visual effects, or exploring the exciting realm of virtual production, we prepare you for an exciting and dynamic future in the world of animation and VFX.

Semester 1 - English Communication, Drawing, Colour Design, Creative writing

Semester 2 - Environmental science, History of Animation, Pre-Production, Psychology

Semester 3 - Key Frame Animation, Basic Compositing, Basic 3D Modelling & Texturing, 2D Portfolio, Comparative mythology

Semester 4 - Advance 3D Modelling & Texturing, Shading & Lighting, Basic 3D Animation, Clay Modelling, Contemporary India

Semester 5 - Rigging, 3D Character Animation, Digital Sculpting, Photography & Digital Image Editing, Acting for Animation, Roto and Paint

Semester 6 - Camera Tracking & Match move, Production Management Pipeline, Environment & Character FX, Advance Compositing, Final Portfolio, Internship

Admissions Open for 2024

The Annapurna Advantage

Dive into immersive learning as a student in our program, where you will collaborate closely with industry experts. Our comprehensive curriculum does not just cover the basics—it offers hands-on training in both animation and visual effects. We also place a strong emphasis on effective communication skills and provide an understanding of contemporary social sciences through in-depth analysis and group discussions.

Upon graduation with a BA Hons. in Animation and VFX, our students are well-equipped to explore a diverse range of career paths within the Film and Media Industry. With their proactive approach and impressive achievements, they have the potential to make a significant impact. Alternatively, graduates can choose to further their education, either domestically or internationally, to expand their horizons.


Our program is affiliated with the Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (JNAFAU), ensuring the highest academic standards and quality education. Your journey towards a successful career in animation and VFX begins here.

Distinguished Alumni

Rohit Nair, is a student who struggled with the traditional education system, where he was searching for his place. Annapurna College introduced him to the captivating world of film and media, igniting his passion for the visual arts. The emphasis on practical learning allowed his creativity to flourish.

After graduating from Annapurna College of Film and Media, he secured a role as an Unreal Engine artist in Hyderabad. This marked the start of his journey in virtual production, where he gained valuable insights and honed his skills through diverse projects.

Rohit Nair, Class of 2018-2021, BA Hons Animation & VFX, Virtual Artist with Tag, and former Unreal Engine Lead at Endlos Technologies, currently manages a talented team of 3D and Unreal artists working on various international virtual production projects.

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Course Duration: 3 Years / 6 Semesters

Degree: BA (Hons.) in Visual Arts (Animation & VFX)

University: Affiliated to JNAFAU, Hyderabad

Course Fee 2024-2027 Batch: Rs. 1, 65,000/- per semester* (does not include security deposit, meal plan and insurance)


Annapurna College of Film and Media is managed by the Akkineni Film and Media Education Society

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