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A pioneering institution in the area of animation training in South Asia, Toonz Animation Academy was established in 2002 with the aim to groom highly skilled professionals in the Animation Visual effects Gaming & Comics (AVGC) industry.

The Academy offers both short and long-term career-oriented courses in 2D and 3D Animation, besides courses in Animation Film Making , Visual Effects & Graphic Multimedia . The Academy has a team of well experienced faculty members as well as a centralized pool of industry professionals, who together constitute a highly creative team. They mould the upcoming talents for a very fulfilling career in the AVGC industry by encouraging original thinking, besides providing training in the latest software.

Toonz Animation Academy’s competitive edge lies in providing industry-oriented curriculum, first and using high-end infrastructure to create an on-the-job environment. This is evident in many award-winning films made by our students. The Academy can proudly say that most of its alumni are now well placed in some of the best places of work all over the globe.

Toonz Animation Academy has forged academic collaborations with several leading institutions including PSG Group of Institutions, Tamil Nadu and Vellore Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh. It is a ‘Centre of Excellence’ (COE) of the Media and Entertainment Skills Council (MESC) set up under National Skills Development Mission of Government of India. The Academy is also one of the accredited partners for Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE).

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Ri8Brain is the online education arm of Toonz Media Group, dedicated to learning of creative art forms. Ri8Brain is a highly agile ed-tech initiative  that  aims to redefine the traditional pedagogy. This online platform focuses on collaborative teaching, providing greater impetus to hands-on, experience-based quality learning for early starters as well as seasoned learners. Ri8Brain will carry over the legacy of Toonz Academy, with a modern and technological twist to it.

The vision of Ri8Brain is to transform the lives of creative minds and artists across the world by honing their talent and upskilling them. The techno-creative industry is booming globally, and with the right skill set and talent, one can pursue a very rewarding and creatively satisfying career in this industry. This is exactly what Ri8Brain will be facilitating for aspirants.

Ri8Brain works in two modes: Discover – for early starters; and Professional courses – for amateur artists, aspiring creative professionals as well as young and experienced professionals.

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