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3D Animation - A Career Full of Success

By Ashwani Srivastava

Facts & Predictions about Animation:

In the year 2004 the NASSCOM announced that the Indian Animation Industry will grow 200 times in coming years. Today in 2019-20 the aforesaid statement seems true. There was time between

2005-2008 when Indian audience finds animation interesting and gradually connecting themselves with animated films and also expressed love for characters within.

Early-Era of Animation in India:

Before Hanuman, Indian animation lovers had to rely upon Hollywood to watch good animation content.

But after the huge success of Hanuman & Return of Hanuman, everything has been changed altogether.

The filmmakers with live action background shown their interest in animation & slowly they opt 3D animation & visual effect to execute their scripts with beyond the reality content.

Milestones of Indian Animation Industry:

  • Roadside Romeo,
  • Arjun: The Warrior Prince,
  • Jumbo,
  • Delhi Safari,
  • Chaar Sahibzaade,

All are some of the 2D-3D animated feature films did good collection across the Indian & overseas box office. It indicates that the creative talent of Indian animation has following right path.

The animators of India is doing good work as well as earning and they can now easily understand which sort of quality been liked by not only Indian viewers but also the global audience across the world.

Indian Animation & Hollywood connection:

The Hollywood giants like Disney & Warner Bros. did also praise our animation skills. They were amazed by knowing the fact that success rate of a good feature film in India was much higher than any other country. Mass audience in India love cinema & always eager to watch films that's why Indian Film Industry is one of the hubs of film production.

These days not only children's but all of us loved to watch animated feature films no matter if it is being produced in India or abroad.

This also boosts the Indian Animation Market & opens the door of new opportunities in this unique but artistic field. Now anyone can easily choose animation as his/her dream career because it has good & speedy prospect, now animation career is not only for personal satisfaction but it comes with professional satisfaction too.

There is huge growth in Animation studios in India & they all are busy in executing Indian projects & they also outsource their services to execute projects from around the world. So it is natural that they always in need of skilled & talented Indian animators, even some of the emerging animation studios required fresher's so they can train them on their software's or on their platforms. Rhythm & Hues & MPC Technicolor are few studios those already recognized the Indian talent & skill set in animation & visual effects.

Understand Why choose animation after 12th!

A career in animation is one of the most-sought-after career options these days. With high salaries, career growth and an opportunity to showcase your creativity, a career in animation could be the right choice for today's youth.

An animator's job can be defined as the art of adding life to a non-living digital character or an object. A combination of Indian entertainment industry and digital technology & tools, helping aspirant animators to do hands on practice on designs, drawings, layouts and production of graphically rich and attractive multimedia clips.

Find below the list of standard job profiles in animation:

  • Story Board Artist
  • Character Designer
  • 2D Animator
  • 3D Modeler
  • Texture Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • Background Artist
  • Rigging Artist
  • Character Animator
  • Clean Up Artist
  • Rendering Artist
  • FX Designer

As animation industry is growing day by day many prestigious institutions, colleges & even these days universities are offering UG & PG degree courses, anyone can opt after passing 10+2.

Aspirant graduates & post graduate students also have options for Diploma & Certificate courses.

Most needed skills for a successful career in animation:

Creative & artistic mindset

Strong visual imagination

Knowledge of different color schemes

Ability to express ideas by doodle, sketching & drawings

Fond of detail in artwork

Compatibility within computers.

The author is a professional writer working with the Multimedia and animation industry since 7 years. He writes articles on 3d Animation, multimedia and VFX (Visual Effects) Industry. In this Article, you can read about Facts & Predictions, Early-Era of Animation in India and Why to choose animation course after 12th.


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The Web Series: Introduction to Somethin' Or Other Tour

By Abdul Waheed Zafar

Do you love exploring and experiencing random things, such as old museums, historical landmarks, sports games and abandoned places? If so, we would like to introduce you to an amazing YouTube web serious called Somethin' Or Other Tour. Let's check out what the series has to offer.

The web series is created by two brothers Dylan Sesco and Cole. They both enjoy an enormous sense of adventure. Therefore, they have decided to visit the entire world, including famous, weird, and quirky places. Since they wanted to share their experience with the world, they started this web series.

In each episode, you get to watch something entirely different, such as a weird museum, a stadium or an abandoned factory, just to name a few. Therefore, each episode will have something to surprise you.

What is so special about these abandoned places?

So, the question is, what is so fascinating about museums and abandoned places, for instance? While you may not give these old, abandoned places a look, many people get attracted to these quirky places like a magnet.

It all boils down to your personal choice. Let's check out some major reasons why people like to visit these places.

Each place is different: People just love to see abandoned places that people no longer live in. From a century old newspapers to trees and plants growing on the roofs, you can't predict what these places will have for you to see.

Curiosity: Some visitors head to these places out of pure curiosity. They want to find out about the dwellers of these places and the reasons they left them for good.

Eerily beautiful: Some people find it interesting to see huge, abandoned buildings get destroyed slowly with time. So, these places are eerily beautiful.

Causes of abandonment of these places

Given below are some common reasons why some places are abandoned for good. They are in no particular order.

  • Manmade disasters
  • Massacres, sacking, or war
  • Depletion of natural resources
  • Contamination or disease
  • Famine or drought
  • Natural disasters
  • Economic collapse

Steps to follow before you visit abandoned places:

Although visiting these places is no different from visiting other places, you may need to take some precautions in some cases.

1. Get permission

2. Research to find out about any dangers

3. Find out if the places are open to the public

4. Never steal anything

5. Take someone with you

6. Don't be there for days

How do you find abandoned houses or museums?

Just like anything else, Google can help you look for abandoned places or museums. Given below are some methods that you can try:

Ask around: You can ask local residents if there are any such places near them.

Ask Google: On the Internet, you can make a list of such places from the comfort of your room. One way is to watch TV series or web series, such as Somethin' Or Other Tour. They will show you a lot of spooky, abandoned places or museums.

In short, if you want to see different abandoned places, such as old buildings, hospitals, or museums, you can check out the web serious we have introduced in this article.

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ATLANTA ACTRESS TO PERFORM IN AN ONE-WOMAN STAGE PLAY -- "THE NAKED TRUTH"

 

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Alijoh Entertainment Works (AEW) is proud to announce its production of The Naked Truth starring Tomeka Tiller. This riveting stage play production will keep you sitting on the edge of your seat while captivating your emotions with intrigue.

What happens when fantasy collides with reality, and the lines become blurred? The Naked Truth focuses on a collection of seven original characters intricately woven together to create one compelling story of the journey from trials to triumph! You will laugh, you will cry, you will reflect, and you will relate. This one-woman show will leave you wanting more.

Tomeka Tiller is a quintuple threat whose talents has graced the stage as a Director, Producer, Singer, Actress and Playwright. She puts it all on the stage; doing what she does best, while drawing from life’s experiences. Tomeka started displaying her soulful voice at the tender age of four, eventually becoming a gospel-recording artist. The need to expand her talents set her on a path to start writing stage plays in 2008. It was during this time, Tomeka married Musician/Playwright, Altrazo H. Tiller. The man who would become her life partner, creative collaborator, and playwright of this magnificent piece of work. This accomplished actress has entertained audiences by performing in What God Joined Together, The House That Misery Built, Beauty Shop under the legendary Shelly Garret, Screams of Passion, and her film debut, Butter-Fly to name a few.

She considers it an honor to have worked with some incredibly talented performers such as LaShun Pace, Shirley Murdock, Christian Keyes, Christopher Williams, Gary (Lil G) Jenkins, Q Parker, Jackie Christie and Dr. D'Atra Hicks. Be sure to catch Tomeka in this upcoming production of The Naked Truth.

WHAT: The Naked Truth
WHEN: April 4, 2020; 7pm
WHERE: ATLA Entertainment Studios (ATLA Takeover)
800 Wendell Court SW
Atlanta, GA 30336

TICKETS:
Tickets are on sale now at www.naked-truth.eventbrite.com

AEW is a production company in the metro Atlanta area, with a focus on relevant content through film, television, theatre and various entertainment events. Its mission is to create and produce quality entertainment that sparks inspiration, innovation and purpose. Founded in 2019, by Alice Adams Johnson who has spent more than 25 years working within the entertainment community. AEW is comprised of a team of talented professionals who are committed to the development and production of exciting and powerful performances while bringing the highest quality in family entertainment.


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