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Graphiti School of Animation - Graphiti Multimedia Pvt.Ltd

Graphiti School of Animation is an initiative taken by Mr. Ram Mohan (also known as the "Father of Indian Animation") & Graphiti Multimedia Pvt. Ltd, to train talented people to become Animation Professionals. Graphiti Multimedia Pvt. Ltd is a concept-to-completion animation studio with a team of talented and experienced animation professionals.

Mr Ram Mohan has visualized a particular way of training animation professionals to enable them go through the training and become ready-to-work professionals. With him as its Dean, Graphiti School of Animation has successfully completed its first training programme.

VISION

To nurture and cultivate the unique qualities of each student through an interesting curriculum, in an inspiring environment, under the leadership of involved professors and industry experts.

MISSION

To teach tools, concepts and related skills for film making.

To teach animation how it is practiced in industry.

To produce quality students and hone their talents which becomes the minimum acceptable benchmark (MAB) in industry.

DEAN OF THE GRAPHITI

Mr. Ram Mohan, who is the Dean of the School, has received 5 Lifetime Achievement Awards, the latest being the V. Shantaram Award at the recently concluded Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF), inductions into the Halls of Fame of IAAFA and Communication Arts Guild (CAG), every conceivable national and international award, social awareness projects like 'Meena' for UNICEF, Co-director of India's first animation feature, 'Ramayana - the Legend of a Prince'? the accolades are endless.

ASSOCIATION WITH STUDIO

The professionals from Graphiti Multimedia Pvt. Ltd. are the visiting faculty of the Graphiti School of Animation to give the students the real industry inputs and getting them exposed to the nitty-gritty?s of industry working and job requirements. Also live projects from studio are assigned to students as projects which is included in the curriculum of the course Deserving candidates are offered placement and an opportunity to work in Graphiti Multimedia Pvt. Ltd. immediately after their course ends.

COURSES

We offer range of courses in animation for people who want to make careers in animation and also offer courses for professionals who are already working in industry. Our courseware is designed by practicing professionals in industry and training methodologies are been tried and tested in animation studios. The courses focus on developing specialized course skills that can be used in the animation industry. The course is designed not only to teach tools of animation but also the related fundamental concepts and skills like film making, acting, clay modeling etc. Admission Open

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Project based learning

Production environment in the classroom

Related soft skills training (Teamwork, project planning?)

Comfortable and open relationship between students and management

Stringent evaluation of core skills

Interactions with Studio heads

Courseware

Courseware is designed by Industry Experts (Mr. Ram Mohan).

Course is performance oriented

Specializations in chosen areas

Daily Lectures. Intensive training in class room environment

Total training time of at least 1200 hrs

Workshops

Acting workshops, Drawing Workshops

Workshops are conducted by practicing Industry professionals

Workshops on subjects like Lights, cinematography, scriptwriting, storyboarding, editing, Animation Production pipeline

Animation Movie sessions. Film Study.

Industry Experts Interaction

Interactions with industry professionals

Sessions by experts from studios

Expert sessions by renowned animation professionals

Feedback on projects by Industry professionals

PLACEMENTS

Production ready students. Hands on production experience

Good contacts with big studios.

Some of the students to work with Graphiti studio.

Impressive demo reel to ensure good placement.

ANIMATION THE SUNSHINE INDUSTRY

An expected CAGR for Indian Animation industry at 25% over 2006-2010 and a CAGR of 72% over 2006-2010 for gaming.

Indian animation industry is forecast to reach $869 million by 2010, representing a CAGR of 25% over 2006-2010.

The Indian gaming industry was estimated at nearly $48 million in 2006; and is expected to cross $424 million by 2010, representing a CAGR of 72% over 2006-2010

To ensure further growth and an increase in India's share in the fiercely competitive global market place, we need to focus our attention to factors like external investment and specialized training.

The number of professionals employed by the Indian animation industry in 2006 is estimated at 16,500. This figure is forecast to increase at a CAGR of 14-15% and exceed 26,000 by 2010

The current indication is that they can expect a salary of Rs 10000/- to Rs 15000/- per month.

CONTACT US

GRAPHITI SCHOOL OF ANIMATION 404, Udyog Mandir - 2, Bhagoji Keer Marg, Mahim (W), Mumbai 400 016. Contact Person: Adesh Bhardwaj / Zahabiya 022 - 24440107/32448544 Mail: training@graphiti.net Log on: www.graphitimultimedia.com

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