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Academic programmes on offer 2014-2015
Updated on 09 Sep, 2010

BA in 3D Animation and Visual Effects (BA(AVFX))

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 360,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Applicants with 10+2 or equivalent qualification or BPP from IGNOU, and basic knowledge of computers

The Bachelor of Arts in 3D Animation & Visual Effects programme is being offered by IGNOU in collaboration with M/s Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC). Students will undergo training on how to create DV films with aesthetic sense. The programme covers:

  • In-depth training on 3D animation and visual effects with node-based compositing and match moving;
  • Film editing;
  • Animation production pipeline;
  • Language studies along with Business Organization and Accountancy; and
  • Business Organisation and Accountancy.

Students will be required to create a Computer Graphics-based film as a final project.


On successful completion of this programme, the student will be able to:

  • Comprehend extensively the workings and controls of Cameras;
  • Demonstrate Cinematic Lighting & Digital Image Enhancement;
  • Work on Autodesk 3D Studio Max™ and Autodesk Maya™;
  • Understand the domestic and global Visual Effects industry in detail;
  • Work on Fusion™;
  • Understand and apply node based Compositing Environment;
  • Understand the basics of Film Editing; and
  • Create a Show Reel of your own. 

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