BIG AIMS (Animation Infotainment & Media School), a premier animation and VFX training academy of Reliance Animation today entered into a strategic collaboration with Lovely Professional University (LPU) to introduce first of its kind degree program in Digital Animation Film Making & Digital Visual Effects Film Making in India, along with Diploma and Certificate Courses. The MoU was signed between Ashish S Kulkarni, Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Animation and Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University.
Under the MoU, BIG AIMS and LPU will offer avant-grade Bachelor of Science Program in Digital Animation Film Making & Digital Visual Effects Film Making. The program will expose and prepare students to the exciting and very creative animation and film making industry with an unmatched degree program by LPU. The courses have been designed to harness best creative and technical talents in students. The Bachelor of Science Program in Animation & Visual Effects Film-Making will be made available to students across India through authorised BIG AIMS learning centres.
For those looking for focused career options within a short turnaround time BIG AIMS will be offering LPU affiliated Diploma and Certificate courses. These courses will help professionals looking to add value to their existing qualification.
The USP of all the courses is the innovative curriculum that underlines the core principles of Animation and VFX Film making that position it primarily as an artistic vocation with technology seamlessly integrated. The program will groom the creative and artistic talents of the students so that they can manuever the latest technology as per the demands of the artistic needs of the meduim, which is the very essence of Animation and VFX Film making as per the global demands.
Speaking on this significant development Ashish SK, Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Animationsaid, “We are delighted to join hands with Lovely Professional University to create a talent pool for the fast evolving animation, VFX, gaming and comics (AVGC) industry in India. Considering the present needs and the trends of the industry, the B.Sc. programs along with the Diploma and Certificate Courses is extremely well designed to create the finest talent pool for the emerging era of digital content creation in the field of Animation and VFX Film Making. We strongly feel that the art of storytelling holds the key to success in this industry, therefore our endeavour would be to expose the aspiring youth to the secrets of animation and VFX film making and effective story telling through this degree program so that one day they can turn into accomplished creators of animation and VFX content.”
“For Animation, VFX, Gaming and Comics as an industry, the greatest assets are the people in its various techno creative departments and not the machines and software’s. It’s the mind of the creative workforce that makes the tools come alive turning celluloid dreams into reality. At BIG AIMS we are dedicated to groom the minds of our young generation as unique creative individuals who aspires to find themselves as leaders in the emerging digital era of creative expressions.” addedAshish.
Ashok Mittal ,Chancellor, LPU remarked “Over the years Lovely Professional University has made available cutting edge degree programs in various disciplines to students across India and overseas also. We are delighted to have this association with BIG AIMS to introduce for the first time a comprehensive degree program for the fast evolving and highly competitive animation and VFX industry. Our faculty and BIG AIMS teams have worked closely to develop these innovative programmes. I am sure with the strong academic inputs from University and a very comprehensive program delivery by BIG AIMS we will create world class animators and visual artists in India who will further be absorbed in various booming sectors including film and TV industry, online content development, advertisement and many more. I am extremely impressed with BIG AIMS’s faculty training program which I am sure will further go a long way to ensure quality deliverables of ourcurriculum.