Workshop on “Clay Modelling”

It’s not all work and no play for students of Animaster Academy. The faculty have a way of combining fun workshops with learning. One such fun-day was the Clay Modelling workshop held for the students who study 3D modelling as part of their course work.......

WEB ANIMATION

WorldWideWeb Internet has become an integral part of our lives today. It can be referred to as a series of computer networks by which data can be transmitted by using the Internet protocol.  Its origin can be traced to the USA when the Semi-Automatic Ground......

Warner Brothers Studios

WARNER BROTHERS- the name’s enough! Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Sylvester and Tweety, Roadrunner sound familiar? These were some of the cartoons created by traditional animation at the Warner Bros. studio.  Ever since its inception on the 4th of April 1923, WB has maintained the reputation of being a......

To be or not to be an UI UX designer- is the question!

Anyone pursuing a Graphic Design course would surely be desirous being a Graphic Designer. This is irrespective whether one pursues a University Bachelor’s Degree, University Master Degree or a Diploma course after 10th. But not many would be aware of- UI and UX design, a......

The success of Chota Bheem

Brief history of Indian animation The year 1974 marks an ecstasy when the Films Division of India released the first piece of animation to awe Indian audiences. An educational video- Ek Anek Aur Ekta, was done in traditional animation to bring out the idea how......

The Prospective Future of Animation

Animation- seemingly a perpetual genre! Across the globe movie makers and animators have slowly realized that animation is here to stay for a longer time than expected. In fact, few of them have gone on record to say that this field will have a significant impact......

THE PIXAR STORY

Have you dreamt, as you pursue your animation career, that one day you would become an entrepreneur? Probably have a studio-be it animation or design, of your own? Sounds too impossible right? Despite the fact that almost all of us know that Animation is the......

The making of Snow white and the seven dwarfs

Introduction to Snow white The history of animation is fragmentary without mentioning the name of Walt Disney. Disney’s cartoons have been an integral part of our childhood. Even today, whenever the word ‘cartoon’ is mentioned, ‘Disney’ is the first name that comes to one’s mind.......

The influence and emergence of Graphics in Journalism

Graphics in journalism industry All of us are aware about the tremendous reach that graphic design has managed in its favour. Graphic communication, holds the most engrossing attribute, and it plies visual material to relate ideas. It has assumed many facets and is making its......

The Ashed Curses

On 9th April, an event on creative writing was conducted by Ms. Fabiha Hyder. Ms. Fabiha, apart from being an author of the book ‘The Ashed Curses’ , is also a student like the rest of us. Her session on ‘Creative Writing’ saw to 25......

Story Building for your own Animation Film

The USP of any film is the story. Same for animated movies. And impediments galore obstructing ways for a good story animated movie. The creative black-out where ideas don’t leap. It is even harder to perceive an idea and on to paper. The probable hack......

SPORTS EVENT CELEBRATION 2017

On Friday, April 21 2017, students of Bangalore’s most prestigious and popular animation college, Animaster Academy celebrated sports day, at the Mount Carmel Grounds. Students of all courses- Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Masters participated in various events viz.  cricket, volleyball, badminton, throw-ball, high-jump, track events,......

SIGNIFICANT YEARS in the history of ANIMATION

The late 19th century W. Goodwin invented the celluloid film in 1887 that he made of gum cotton and gum camphor. Emil Reynaud in 1892 invented the Praxinoscope. In 1893, Thomas Alva Edison developed the Kinetoscope. 1900-1930 The first 30 years of the 20th century......

ROTOSCOPY

Anybody who would has seen the 1963 released The Birds which was produced and directed by the legendary Alfred Hitchcock would certainly remember a scene where scores of birds storm the 70 mm screen! This was achieved by the technique of rotoscoping. Rotoscoping can be referred......

Puzzled? Baffled? Confused after 10th?

Animation -a great career option for students after 10th  What course to pursue after 10th? In the life of a youth, the 10th class or standard is like a turning point. Post completion of the SSC / ICSE / CBSE exam, many of them are......

Prince Achmed- the first animated movie

Insights into the making of the first animated movie Whenever the term animation is mentioned, the first name that comes to the mind is Walt Disney. It is true that he revolutionized an entire genre by introducing a host of characters since 1928. That particular......

Non Disney Animations

Hey there! Hope you have read our previous attempt on Disney Animation. Here, we are trying to discuss about animated movies, which doesn’t have the Disney tag. In the world of animation, Disney is a name that comes to mind easily. Disney had become almost......

Modern Education

Advent in education Most of us, even the young adults may feel that modern schools and education system is not like the one we had. Forget about those in their fifties. They just cannot make sense out of schools and curricula. Most people see the......

Man of a Thousand Voices

A wonderful wonder It is a common experience of many cartoon watchers that they remember certain cartoon characters that they had watched in their childhood even after growing old. In fact, there are a long list of such characters are fondly remembered by the young......

Introduction to the movie ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’

‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ Joe Johnston’s debut venture was the 1989 film ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ produced by Walt Disney pictures.  The movie is about an inventor Wayne Szalinski who ends up shrinking his children Amy and Nick along with his neighbour’s wards......