BIG AIMS launches in Bangalore

The academy aims to bridge the gap between present Animation and VFX training methodologies by addressing the real needs of the industry.

Feb 07, 2012 11:02 IST India Infoline News Service

BIG AIMS (Animation Infotainment & Media School) announced the launch of its state of the art academy centre in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The centre will be located at Krishna Nagar, Near Christ College. 


The chief guests Mr B N Vijayakumar, MLA, Jayanagar and Ramalinga Reddy, MLA, BTM Layout, inaugurated the academy in the presence of Mr Deepak Raju, MD, BIG AIMS, Bengaluru & other distinguished guest from leading animation studios and government dignitaries.  


BIG AIMS, the education venture in the field of Animation and VFX from Reliance Animation, is already among the finest in the country with students pursuing some of the most extensive courses in the field of animation and VFX. The academy aims to bridge the gap between present Animation and VFX training methodologies by addressing the real needs of the industry. Post launching centers in Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, Indore, Ahmedabad & Jaipur, this is BIG AIMS‘s maiden venture in Karnataka.



Speaking on the launch of the new centre, Ashish SK, Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Animation said, "Bengaluru is among the most highly developed cities in India & with development comes education. We are extremely happy to offer the young creative minds of the city a unique opportunity to make their mark in this creative industry of digital expression. 


India is fast emerging as the prospective global giant in the field of animation, gaming, VFX & comics and aspiring youngsters need to be prepared in every manner to handle the challenges of the industry at par with their global counterparts. We at BIG AIMS enable students to avail our superlative courses and specialized skill sets required to equip themselves to pursue a successful career in Animation and VFX Film Making".


"At BIG AIMS each student is induced to the idea that they have entered the exciting and very creative film making and story-telling industry. The newly launched education centre will train students‘ not only in software applications to become mere operators, but also they will learn the secrets of animation and VFX film making, hands on live action film making and effective story telling so that one day they can become accomplished creators of animation content. In an endeavor to prepare the aspiring youth for unmatched opportunities not only in the field of animation and VFX, but also in advertising, gaming, live action film making, comics and designing we are all set to open BIG AIMS learning centres across all regions in India", Ashish Kulkarni concluded.


The courses offered at BIG AIMS are Bachelor of Arts (B.A) Degree in Animation & Visual Effects Filmmaking along with BIG AIMS‘s own certificate courses in Advanced Diploma in Animation Film Making, Advanced Diploma in VFX Film Making and specialized courses in Asset Master, Anim-Actor and Effects Master. The courses been designed to harness best creative and technical talents in students. The wondrous world of animation and VFX film making is gradually introduced to students through BIG AIMS‘s own case study based curriculum.


Every faculty at BIG AIMS is equipped with extensive production experience to their credit. The unique training methodology adopted by BIG AIMS has resulted in success stories with short film made by BIG AIMS students, winning the prestigious 3rd Cinema Today Short Film Award and making it to the final rounds of Nasik International Film Festival and Nagpur International Film Festival. A special screening for BIG AIMS‘s student films was also organized at FTII International Film Festival.


BIG AIMS‘s young animation and VFX film makers have been placed successfully in some of the renowned studios in the country like Accel Animation Studious, Fountain Pixel Animations, Prime Focus, Pixion, Prana Studios, Reliance Animation, Reliance Media Works, Side FX Entertainment, Ven Sat to name a few.






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