Arena Animation is the Animation & Multimedia education brand of Aptech. Through its wide network of centres, Arena Animation has successfully prepared more than 250,000 students for creative careers in these high-growth areas.
-Ensures that the curriculum for all courses fits the needs of the global animation industry.
-Provides high-quality learning aids - including books & CDs - to students & faculty. These are developed specially by Arena.
-Carries out regular training & certification of teachers to ensure that they are able to handle even advanced topics.
-Supports classroom teaching with assignments, workshops & guided projects.
-Conducts special events - such as Creative Minds - to encourage student-industry interaction. Experts from the animation industry are invited to speak to students & discuss their questions on a one-on-one basis.
-Offers placement support to students.
Arena offers industry-approved, career-oriented courses preparing you for jobs in animation, multimedia, gaming, web designing - and more!
Animation with portfolio development: AAIP
2D & advanced 3D animation course with a focus on portfolio development.
Duration: 33 months with 4 semesters
Comprehensive animation: Arena Animation Pro
Comprehensive animation course with training in pre-production, production & post-production.
Duration: 26 months with 4 semesters.
3D animation: AAASP
3D animation course with focus on software like Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, Photoshop, Sound Forge, Adobe Premier, Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver, 3D Max & Maya.
Duration: 31 months with 5 semesters
2D & 3D animation film making: DAE
Intensive 2D & 3D animation course with value additions in the form of photographic techniques, scriptwriting, concepts of animatics & cleanup and puppet-making.
Duration: 23 months with 5 semesters.
Arena Multimedia Specialist Programme (AMSP)
Arena's AMSP is a 32-month career course spread over five semesters. Only those who have completed
class 12 are eligible to apply.
AMSP is a versatile course covering the basics of multimedia and animation, as also web designing and gaming. Evolved concepts like art direction, scripting, art of animation as well as a good amount of real project experience are also included. In AMSP, there is a good balance between creative courses and teaching the latest software. This creates a harmony between technology and creativity.
Such training helps students plan, develop and implement multimedia projects on their own. The course enables students to gain hands-on practice of animation, graphics, games and web designing, as well as digital portfolio development.
Graphics and Web Design
Arena's Graphics & Web Design (GWD) is a 1-year program with 2 semesters - Graphics design & Web design.
The course helps students create a 'Design Portfolio' & a 'Web Portfolio' of their work.
The course covers graphics, illustrations, composition & layout for print design, web design, web graphics & animation.
Arena's Graphics & Web Design is a 12-month course with the first 6 months devoted to Graphics Design & the last 6 months to Web Design.
Classes are held 2 hours a day for 3 days a week.
Arena also offers a Professional Certificate in Web Designing (PCWD) for students who wish to specialize only in web designing. PCWD is a 1-year program with 2 semesters - web graphics & web designing. The course has 16 modules.
Arena's Game Art & Design course is a 4-module program designed to help students make a career in gaming. The total duration of the program is 15 months - or 576 hours*.
Classes are typically held 5 times a week for 2 hours per session.
This course imparts skills required by the gaming industry for online, console, PC & mobile gaming.
Visual storytelling, modeling, texturing, lighting, rigging, animation, game audio & level design.
All these prepare you to be a part of any game development team.
After completing this course, you can work in the gaming industry as also in digital media including film, TV, advertising & multimedia.
Short Term Courses
Arena offers quick, short-term courses to students & working professionals who wish to sharpen their skills in one or more tools or software. Short-term courses cover software used in animation, multimedia, gaming, web designing - and more.
16 hours to 160 hours, depending on what you choose to learn.
Arena students are skilled in animation, graphic designing, web designing, gaming, audio-video editing, special effects & E-learning. Arena has placed students with studios both in India & abroad:
Rhythm & Hues
Crest Animation Studios
Asian Satellite Communications
Ramoji Film City
Green Gold Animation
Paprikaas Animation Studios
Usha Kiron TV
Arena has a full-fledged Placements Team operating from offices across India. The Team is in touch with graduating students at all Arena centres. On receiving a recruitment request, the Team screens & shortlists candidates & sends them for tests/ interviews with the studio.
Registered Office & H.O.
Mumbai - 400 093
Tel: +91-22-28272300/ 01