Friday, December 05, 2008

Animation and India

Indian Animation Industry

Indian Animation industry was worth 460 million $ in 2008 and by 20011 its supposed to be a Billion dollar Industry in India. India was host to 85 animation movies being produced in India as per announcements made. 28 movies are in different stages of execution right now.

But the sector faces a lot of problems like shortage of skilled manpower and infrastructure problems. Also the quality of work is still not at par to the international standards, affecting export work. But the potential is there.

The animation industry in India is growing at 27% whereas the education sector is growing at a rate robust 40%. All healthy indicators if you want to choose animation as your career, but the fees may be steep at some premium Institutes like the Mumbai Andheri based ZIMA and Xaviers Mumbai.

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