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Animation considered a niche form of entertainment has evolved into a flourishing industry with a global impact. From feature films to television shows, advertisements to...
Mass media plays a pivotal role in shaping public opinion and influencing political landscapes in modern democracies. With its vast reach and ability to disseminate infor...
Visual effects (VFX) have become an indispensable component of the modern movie-making industry, shaping the way audiences perceive and experience cinematic storytelling....
One question I am always asked is, if an animator needs to know drawing, sketching and character designing? While the answer is YES, there are many streams within the Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics (AVGC) industry where drawing skills are not the primary requirement. So, animation aspirants can take up fields which do not require full proficiency in drawing and sketching and still make a successful career.
In today’s media landscape, I, like many journalists, find myself grappling with an array of ethical dilemmas. The digital age, social media, and the relentless 24/7 news cycles have revolutionized the way news is created, consumed, and shared. This dynamic environment has led to what I believe, are some issues that challenge journalistic integrity and values.
Information is the prerequisite for journalists covering global affairs, says Mr. Sarosh Bana, executive editor, Business India and a member of the Advisory Board at Lexicon Institute of Media & Animation. Mr. Bana has been writing on international events for the past 40 years.
The press or media does more than just disseminate information. It exerts influence and moulds public sentiment, hence necessitating a weighty obligation to maintain ethical norms, precision, and impartiality. One recurring question is whether in the contemporary age where swift distribution of information is a necessity and not just a choice, the fundamental principles that govern responsible journalism still stand?
Shalini, a 32-year-old mother, wonders why her 5-year old son Kian is not thrilled with the same level of entertainment she enjoyed in her childhood. She remembers how happy she would be pretending to be a class teacher. For her, television was a privilege, but her son accepts it as a matter of right without which, no meal is complete. While she accepts this shift as her reality, she would rather have her child watch some educational cartoons.
Virtual reality (VR) and animation, both are the fast-growing technologies. VR creates simulated environments that can be experienced through a headset. Animation is a process of creating moving images by drawing, painting, or using computer software. In animation, VR opens new doors for storytelling and creativity. Artists can sculpt and animate in three-dimensional space, resulting in more dynamic and visually engaging content.