Opportunities in Animation sector in India are for grab
Animation schools waiting for talent
Goutam Ghosh | 2010-10-04 04:00:00
The sector is expected to generate 200,000 jobs by the year-end and according to one study, the size of the sector in India is expected to reach $1 billion by the same time. But since it is an emerging sector, the industry is not getting the right kind of professionals to realise its full potential.
"There is shortage of people in this sector in Mumbai. There are not many teaching institutes who offer courses on animation and whatever number of universities offer this course, their syllabus is not exactly what the industry asks for. Also, there is nobody to certify the faculty," said Devbrata Moulick, managing director of NIDT, a Mumbai-based professional education and outsourcing firm on animation.
Industry veterans maintain that Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad are the hubs for the animation sector, whereas Kolkata has still some way to go there.
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