Animaster Academy, a leading college providing education and training in animation, VFX, gaming and graphic design, has taken its standard of student support a notch higher by collaborating with Wacom India, making it a strategic Industry Partner. “Wacom’s graphic tablets and pens are essential tools for CG artists. We have about 200 students pursuing our University Degree and Diploma programs at our campus. With this collaboration, all our budding animation students get the Wacom products at subsidized prices. This will definitely make their learning and artistry very effective. “, explains Animaster Academy director Veena Pratap. “We will soon be launching our online higher education program in animation to a wider student base and will be offering our students Wacom devices as part of their program, to enrich their online learning experience,” she adds.
With this association, Wacom India will play a pivotal role in the development of skilled animation, VFX, gaming and graphic design workforce in India. It will also support the growth of several other animation industries through Animaster’s online education program that is opening up to animation enthusiasts in remote corners of the world. “Animation in today’s time is pivotal in every aspect, not caging itself to any age group, making it widely acceptable. Animaster is a college that is cognitive of this creativity and has achieved a high stature. Wacom is an organization that takes into consideration the necessities of an aspiring and budding artist by making graphic pen tablets. It will be a long association and lethal combination when two organizations, having an eye for creativity will work together to benefit the artist,” says Wacom India MD Manu Nanda. Wacom will also be providing internships to students of Animaster Academy.
Animaster Academy is confident that collaboration such as this will open more doors for Animation education in India. “Wacom has been very encouraging and supportive in our endeavor to impart quality Animation education. We look forward to this association and to enhance skills in the animation education industry together,” ends Pratap.