January 11, 2013 - Raghav Thakur
The Prospects of 3D animation
The 3D Animation industry has become a popular creative field as well as a technological arena in the media sector. With great advancements in the 3D, people are attracted and inclined in conducting more experiments with the 3D animation. 3D animation studios seem increasing at a rapid rate and it has made a new dimension in the 3D animation sector. There is a major career prospect for animators in this field around the globe. Have you wondered why 3D has gained so much popularity? It is for the simple reason that a three dimensional animation gives in a depth to the environment, characters, and gives in a real-life like feel to its audience. The prospects of this field do not end with just movies or TV ads, but it also includes sectors – the medical fraternity, architectural firms, defense trainings and much more. At this pace of 3D evolution, we can confirm that the 3D animation technology will reach staggering heights.
3D animators work with several of software and some of the most commonly used 3D animation software include- Autodesk Maya, Adobe after Effects, Apple Final Cut Pro, and Apple Soundtrack Pro. The animation software helps the 3D animators to model characters and objects with realistic effect. The animation effects can include light and shadows, animating the objects, visual effects, sound effects and the final edit. One of the major factors that plays a vital role in the animation industry is that the animation software get a regular updates, and new version are released at a frequent rate. The 3D animators should hold a good knowledge with the frequent updates. The creativity of an artist plays the most important role than his technical approach. The concept and the design give the animation its success. The 3D artists give life to the concept, the characters, and the theme. The animation software acts as the media, which provides the life to these characters and images. The artists can work with various animation software and stretch animation to new level. The 3D artists need to challenge his/her skill and keep innovating new skills and techniques. The 3D animation professionals have the chance to work with the government sector, private sector, non-profit organizations, and more for artistic and commercial reasons. There is a wide scope for the animation professionals around the globe and the requirement for this profession keeps growing.
Author Bio: Michael is a copywriter with Zco Corporation interested in 3D animation and 3D character animation.