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6 amazing career options that a Virtual Reality course gives you

Published on July 4, 2018, by in AR/VR.

A quick glance through top hiring markets in the upcoming years would definitely expose you to the field of Virtual and Augmented Reality (VAR). These industries are in their nascent stage and with the scope of possibilities these technologies provide, they are sure to grow wider than our imaginations. A lot of youngsters and even experienced professionals looking to expand their skill set are now considering the VAR field. Coupled with artificial intelligence and human behaviour, the Virtual and Augmented reality create illusions of anything one could imagine. The boom in job opportunities in the VAR field however is no illusion. For the ones who are considering what career options they could opt for after completing a course in Virtual and Augmented reality, here are our top picks:   1. VR Game Engineer Skilled at designing, projecting, and viewing complex creative visuals in 3D, VR Game Engineers are experts in

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How is watching a movie on IMAX better than a regular screen?

Published on June 29, 2018, by in Filmmaking.

Movie goers swear by the audio-visual quality that IMAX provides. The movie watching experience is enhanced. As a result the ticket prices for IMAX shows are much higher than the regular movies. Even though IMAX theatres were introduced in 1971, they gained popularity much later in the 2000s. Ever wondered what is it that sets IMAX apart from the regular theatre? We got a list of differences for you. Screen sizes IMAX theatres have a dome circular and huge plain screens that almost cover the entire theatre and makes you feel like a part of the film. Whereas normal theatres have plain and regular screen of limited pixel resolution. The screen size difference is so much that IMAX screens are six times larger than regular theatre screens.     Film Formats Regular film formats are either 35 mm or 70 mm. Whereas IMAX film formats are 15/70 mm. This means

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6 Pixar Animated Short Films That Won Our Hearts

Pixar Animation Studios have been stunning the audience with their feature and short films for over three decades now. Owned by The Walt Disney Company, Pixar has made over 20 feature films and numerous short films. The interesting bit about Pixar short films is that beginning with A Bug’s Life, Pixar has created extra content for each of their films that are not part of the main story. Early theatrical releases contain this content that often appears as part of the film’s credits. Even though ranking something that’s so good is hard, here is our list of top six animated shorts by Pixar:   Geri’s Game          This short film released with the feature film, A Bug’s Life, in 1998. The film is about an old man going through ageing and loneliness. He copes with it by playing a game of chess in the park against himself.

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In-demand Jobs to prepare for in 2018

As we reach the half way mark of 2018, let’s take a look at the careers which have already gained popularity this year and are only set to become more popular in the coming years.   3D Animator Animated content was once exclusively for children. Today, adults too are interested in animated movies and TV shows. That is why the production studios are making more and more of them.  So, it is not surprising that there is a great demand for 3D animators whose job is to model, texture, rig and animate characters and create the environment in the animation movies, using various software. Animation is now a mainstream career and there are a lot of career courses that one can opt for if they wish to be a 3D animator.     VFX Artist There’s no escaping VFX today. Whether it is feature films, ads, educational videos or music

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Top Animation Studios that Everyone Want to be a Part Of

By 2020, the Animation & VFX industry in India will be worth ₹11360 crores*. Its growth curve is only set to rise with a number of factors going in its favour such as more number of hours being dedicated to animated programmes by television channels and easy availability of animated content using online streaming platforms. So, if you are thinking of making this your livelihood, it’s the right time to do so. Here’s a lowdown on the animation studios which will look very good on your resume. Pixar Is it any wonder that Pixar tops this list?  Luxo Jr. which became the first 3D animated film to receive an Oscar nomination was made under the Pixar umbrella. The hugely popular Toy Story, the world’s first animated feature film, truly established its credentials like no other film had done before it followed by movies like Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, Inside Out, and

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6 Unconventional Career Paths for Graphic Designers

Graphic designers use the visual medium to create concepts which are meant to inform or entertain, either with the help of computer software or hand drawn graphics. After completing a course in graphic designing, media & entertainment industry becomes an obvious choice for most. However, a graphic designer’s skills are in-demand in a range of industries. Here are a few offbeat careers paths for graphic designers.   1. Medical Illustrator Medical illustrators create graphic images for professionals in the medical industry who are involved in patient care, teaching, education and research. Your work may include anything from creating presentations & illustrations of treatment procedures for use in lectures or medical conferences to designing marketing materials for hospital trusts’.     2. Drafter The structures that we live and work in are brought to fruition by drafters using CAD (computer-aided design). Engineers and architects come up with designs but it is

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Game On! 3 In-Demand Careers for Gaming Enthusiasts

Published on May 14, 2018, by in Gaming.

About fifteen years ago, if a youngster setting out afresh on a career path ventured to select gaming as a means of livelihood, he or she would have been told to think again. But with India becoming one of the top five countries in mobile gaming, the scenario has changed drastically. Unlike the popular belief, gaming isn’t child’s play. Here are three in-demand careers in the gaming industry and the skills that you need to get those jobs. Game Designer A Game Designer is the heart of the game. The job profile involves conceiving the game and how it will play. This includes the narrative, setting, characters, props and the interface design. So, if this is where you are headed, first take stock of your creative abilities, including visual designing and drawing skills. To become a Game Designer, you must learn 2D and 3D software such as Photoshop, 3ds Max,

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The biggest movies to watch in 2018!

Published on May 10, 2018, by in Filmmaking.

2018 brings a stellar line up of movies, some with visual effects beyond imagination. Confused about what to watch and what to skip? We have created a list of five must-watch movies of 2018. Our selection includes everything from superhero flicks to ‘wizadventures’. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Eddie Redmayne reprises his role as the magi zoologist Newt Scamander, who under the guidance of his former teacher Albus Dumbledore (played by Jude Law) dares to take on the might of the devious Gridelwald who has escaped from prison to carry out his plan of ruling over non-magical beings. If the world created inside Scamander’s suitcase in the first part was anything to go by, you can expect to enter a fantastic world again in this movie. Black Panther “You are a good man, with a good heart. And it is difficult for a good man to be king”. When

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5 top job opportunities for a visual designer

As the name suggests, visual designers are hired by all kinds of companies that require visual communication. It could be an ad agency or a corporate company. If there is need for visual design communication, then there is a job opportunity. We look at some job industries that typically hire a visual designer. Advertising agencies Visual designers are responsible for product design & advertisements for labels, websites, and billboards. A visual designer has to create eye-catching advertisements, and should be updated about latest software & developments. Multimedia artist A multimedia artist performs the same task as a visual designer. He/ she specialises in special effects across all mediums like television, movies, games, and video. With the use of specialised computer software, the artists design sketches of scenes, images and animation. Video game developers   Working at a video game company is considered a treat for most designers. Video game companies

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5 top job opportunities for a graphic designer

Published on December 4, 2016, by in Gaming.

Work for a design company or start your own studio, the choice is yours. This is the flexibility of being a graphic designer. The career options are plenty. We list five job profiles that you can take up if you are a graphic designer. Advertising art director If you are the advertising art director the basically, you’re the big boss. The advertising art director works along with the copywriter(s) to create effective visual communication. But the job is not limited to an ad agency. Film production houses, studios, web design companies, graphic design companies, and even print & publishing houses hire advertising art directors. This means ample job opportunities in the market for trained & skilled graphic designers. Animator   Don’t be surprised. The basic job of an animator is to produce several digitally or hand-drawn images, and even puppets. Over a period of time, it has been noticed that

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