How Can I Become a Multimedia Professional?

 You need to be artistic, imaginative, analytical, perceptive and good with computers if you want to succeed in the field of Multimedia


You must understand that the animation industry is not just about creativity, but also technical skills. Animation, one of the specialized aspects of the multimedia industry, technically refers to the rapid display of a sequence of images of 2D or 3D artwork or model positions in order to create an illusion of movement. You need to have hands-on knowledge of science, mainly physics and also geometry/mechanical drawing, to become an expert in this field. 

Creating an animation consists of the following stages: idea development, pre-production, production and post-production. The characters are created in idea development stage. In pre-production, the ideas are converted into layouts. Scriptwriting, storyboarding, character development, backgrounds, layout designing, anima tics and voice comes under pre-production. Amazingly, now animation not only includes the entertainment sector but also non-entertainment and increasingly telecommunications, as well. 

Eligibility Criteria 

Job requirements in multimedia calls for qualifications in video production, multimedia production, animation, or visual arts and related discipline. Areas of specialization in 
animation and multimedia include a focus on production, programming and project designs. The specialties could range from visual design, 2D and 3D animation, audio-video synchronization, technical writing, author-based programming, art direction and production, to motion graphics, interactive design, publishing, special effects, game design, 3D modeling and interface design. 

For a better job prospect in Animation and Multimedia, you should have a degree or diploma in the related subject. Minimum education qualification for a degree and diploma course in Animation and Multimedia is 10+2 or equivalent.