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Course Synposis

In this course you will learn the basics of Python, Linux and Maya which are the core components in Animation/VFX/Gaming pipelines in studios across the world.

Student will learn about the various departments involved in a pipeline and how each contributes to the final product. Will learn and develop the pipeline by taking entities through the all departments. Student will understand how each department contributes to the final product and the flow of data from department to department.
Develop tools in Python and use Maya Python API (or MEL) to automate some redundant tasks for artists.

Further understand basics of Production tracking using Shotgun and RV as a Media & Review tool. Once student completes their TD course, we assure that he/she will acquire the in depth Animation/VFX/Gaming pipeline in a nutshell.

TD curriculum: Level 1 & 2 courses starts from 23rd October.

TD Curriculum

[su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”Level 1 – TD Basics ( 4 Weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]4 Weeks[/su_tab]
[su_tab title=”Summary”]Get introduced to the world of Ubuntu (Linux), Maya and the UI of various CG tools by industry leaders. Understand how to model, animate and light your 3D characters inside Maya. Find out how the technical pipelines at CG studios like Pixar & DreamWorks are structured. This course focuses on building a strong foundation for you as a Pipeline TD in the CG industry.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Complete beginners who are willing to work hard. Existing Programmers who want to re-skill to Animation/VFX/Game development.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Level 2 – Core Concepts ( 8 Weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]8 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]Do shell scripting, file system and code editors seem like gibberish to you? Don’t worry, this course will make them another feather in your hat! Industry experts will teach you OOPs, Python, its features and advantages. You will learn how to build a directory structure on Linux to support the pipeline and get introduced to Git. This course will help you understand how to effectively use the mathematics of computer graphics while building a pipeline.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Existing Programmers who want to re-skill to Animation/VFX/Game development.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Level 3 – TD Essentials ( 8 weeks)” style=”fancy”][su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]8 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]If you always dreamt of building a shot pipeline, then this course will make your dream come true. Industry experts will teach you not only how to build a shot pipeline, but also Mel Scripting. You will understand how to write a tool that generates motion renders for Animation/Lighting. And the task of debugging code to make sure all departments run smoothly will be made fun when you write shot building tools.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Programmers that are interested in learning the shot pipeline and have a good knowledge of the core concepts.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][/su_tabs][/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Level 4 – Backend Technical Direction ( 8 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]8 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]This course is an accelerated and highly specialized program preparing you for the trade of Lighting for CG features, television and feature film-quality visual effects productions. You will understand the importance of the render server in delivering the final output. You’ll also learn about Nuke and Compositing by industry leaders. This course also introduces you to review tools that are necessary and teaches you how to build them.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Programmers who have a sound knowledge of the shot pipeline or those who have completed the previous TD modules at Native puppets.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Level 5 – Shotgun Integration( 12 weeks)” style=”fancy”][su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]12 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]Learn how Autodesk Shotgun can help you supercharge your pipeline with tools for Production Management, reviews and asset management. Industry experts will show you how the Shotgun API will improve cross-department integration and collaboration to assist in managing increasingly complex projects – even when Production resources are remote. [/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Programmers who have a sound knowledge of the shot pipeline or those who have completed the previous TD modules at Native puppets.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”FAQs” style=”fancy”]
1. I am interested to join, but don’t know if this is the right course for me.
– If you want to make a career in the CG industry and not sure where your talent lies, then join this course to understand where your potential lies.”

2. I am interested to join but don’t know which level to start from?
– Every applicant would have to clear a online test that would help to understant their strength in technicial field. It would be a simple test to capture their basic knowledge required while enrolling the course. ”

3. Do the mentors at Native Puppets have industry experience?
– Our mentors are working professionals during their regular day jobs and teach animation off-work hours. Check out our mentor’s section to know more about them.”

4. What is the duration of the entire program?
– The specialized TD course at Native Puppets currently is covered in a duration of 40 weeks. The duration of each Level varies between 4 to 12 weeks depending the time required to complete each level.The program is flexible and students can join the program starting from any Level.”

5. Do I have to start from Level 1 or can I join from a Level of my choice?
– No, it is not mandatory to start from Level 1. While filling the application form, you will be given an online test, that asses your current skill level. You will also be given an option to state your level of choice. We would then screen your test result and recommend the appropriate Level.”

6. How will I get feedback on assignments?
– The feedback on the assignments will be recorded and uploaded to the student site. The student can view the feedback at his convenience any time.There will be a follow-up class by the mentor on the recorded feedback via the ‘live session’ to clarify on any doubts.
Be sure to check out our ‘How It Works’ section to know more about the process.”

7. Does Native Puppets provide job placements?
– No. We do not provide any job placements. However, we are well-networked with in the industry. So if we see a student shine with his assignments, we will surely recommend these students to the studios that are hiring.”

8. I work full-time. Will I be able to work on the assignments?
– Absolutely. Online training brings with it a lot of possibilities. The average time required each week to work on the assignments is anywhere between 16 – 22 hours and this is completely at your convenience.”

9. What is the required Internet speed?
A minimum of 1mbps line is our recommended Internet speed for optimum site and live video conference experience.”

10. How are you different from other existing online programs?
– The crux about any of the goodonline training program is in the ‘feedback’ on the assignments by industry experts. It is the only way students will develop an eye and get better at what they do. Our objectives are simple and clear – which is to provide high quality training and helping applicants make a solid pipeline understanding.”

11. How often will I get to interact with my mentor?
Students interact with the mentor once a week in a live classroom setting. Students receive recorded feedback on assignments – they are expected to view this feedback and then attend the live class to have any doubts cleared.”

12. What time of the day will the live-classes be held?
– This varies from mentor to mentor. Since all of our mentors are working professionals, you can expect the live classes to be conducted post-normal work hours to the Indian Standard Time (IST) zone.”

13.What is the mentor to student ratio?
Maximum of 15 students / mentor / batch.”

14. What kinds of resources are provided to the students in the learning process?
– The primary sources of learning at Native Puppets is the ‘feedback’ a student gets on his assignments other than the ‘weekly live question and answer’ session with the mentors, wherein a student can clarify his doubts, talk about workflows and discuss on concepts relevant to the assignment of the week.
Students will also be recommended to invest in books to help them in their research and familiarize themselves with concepts in animation.
Also as a continued process, the video repository will be populated withselect, crisp and focused video lectures ranging from explanation of key concepts to workflow videos and interviews.”

15. Is the program offered in local Indian languages?
– While the primary spoken-language within the program is English, local Indian languages can surely be accommodated for specific needs.
By least, we realize language should ever be a barrier to learning this wonderful art form.
Please note, this will be dealt with on need basis and number of students enrolling for a particular language. Send an email to [email protected] to find out support for any particular language.”

16. What are the payment options?
– You can choose to pay for the course-at-once (resulting in savings) or you can pay in two months. Click here to see the pricing structure.”
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Course Synposis

Modeling is much more than just making something “cool” looking assets. Your model has to be functional, believable, appealing and practical for other departments to work with.

You will be taught not only how do you model a character from scratch but also how to effectively use next gen tools like ZBrush.
Throughout the course we’ll show you techniques, tips and tricks to improve and speed up your workflow.

At the end of this course, you will have learned a lot about making a successful character model for production and how to improve your own workflow to increase your efficiency. You will have a solid understanding of what it takes to excel in the VFX/Animation industry as a successful Modeling artist.

Modeling curriculum: Beginner, Intermediate and Advance Level courses starts from 23rd October.

Modeling Curriculum

[su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”Beginner Level – Modeling Foundation (8 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]8 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]The Foundation course will focus on the basic principles of Modeling, Maya’s interface, Tips & Tricks. You’ll learn the difference between Poly and Nurbs; and how important mesh & mesh tools are. You’ll also be introduced to the world of Organic and Inorganic modeling.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Anyone with a passion for art and design.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Beginner Level – Zbrush ( 6 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]6 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]If Zbrush feels overwelhing, join our Zbrush introduction course. You will gain an understanding of the philiosphy of Zbrush so that you can use Zbrush more intutively. You will learn how to string features together to create highly effective workflows and get work done faster than ever before.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Anyone with basic understanding of the fundamentals of Modeling.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Intermediate Level – Organic Modeling (12 weeks)” style=”fancy”][su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]12 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]An intense program for those who are keen on specializing in character modeling. You will understand why figure drawings of human anatomy are important and how to use them while modleing. Industry veterans will explain to you why Modelers spend majority of their time on a character’s head. By the end of this course, blendshapes & UV unwrapping won’t be alien to you but another tool in your toolbox.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Artists with a good knowlegde of basic Modeling and Zbrush.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs][/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Intermediate Level – Hard Surface (12 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]12 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]Have you always nurtured a dream of creating an old fashined scooter or a car that looks better than real cars? Industry experts will teach you the techinques of creating of inorganic and manufactured products. You will learn how to model complex assets like – a Royal Enfield Engine and rich looking ornamanets.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Those who have completed the Foundation & Zbrush course or have a good understanding of basic Modeling & Zbrush.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Advanced Level – Organic Modeling (15 weeks)” style=”fancy”][su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]15 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]Industry veterans will teach you their expert methodologies of creating aesthetically appealing bipedal character in 3D. You will understand everything from how to block a character’s head to adding subtle nuances that’ll make your character look real. You will learn how to pose your characters and give them expressions while making them production ready. You will also learn the key process of maintaining a rigging friendly topology and creating UVs. And to top that off, you’ll learn the basics of texturing and how to make a remarkable presentation of your character. [/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Those who have completed the Foundation & Zbrush course or have a good understanding of basic Modeling & Zbrush.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”FAQs” style=”fancy”]
1. I am interested to join but don’t know if this is the right course for me ?
– If, you want to make a career in CG industry and not sure where your talent lie then join this course to understand where your potential lies

2. I am interested to join but don’t know which level to start from?
– No, it is not mandatory to start from Foundation Level. While filling the application form, a student has to submit a link to his / her show-reel, that show cases the current skill Levels. You will also be given an option to select a Level of your choice. We would then screen the work and recommend the appropriate Level the student can join from.”

3. Do the mentors at Native Puppets have industry experience?
– Our mentors are working professionals during their regular day jobs and teach animation off-work hours. Check out our mentor’s section to know more about them.”

4. What is the duration of the entire program?
– The specialized Modeling course at Native Puppets currently is covered in a duration of 40 weeks. The duration of each Level varies between 6 to 14 weeks depending the time required to complete each level.The program is flexible and students can join the program starting from any Level.”

5. Do I have to start from Level 1 or can I join from a Level of my choice?
– No, it is not mandatory to start from Level 1. While filling the application form, a student has to clear a online test, that show cases the current skill Levels. You will also be given an option to select a Level of your choice. We would then screen your test result and recommend the appropriate Level the student can join from.”

6. How will I get feedback on assignments?
– The feedback on the assignments will be recorded and uploaded to the student site. The student can view the feedback at his convenience any time.There will be a follow-up class by the mentor on the recorded feedback via the ‘live session’ to clarify on any doubts.
Be sure to check out our ‘How It Works’ section to know more about the process.”

7. Does Native Puppets provide job placements?
– No. We do not provide any job placements. However, we are well-networked with in the industry. So if we see a student shine with his assignments, we will surely recommend these students to the studios that are hiring.”

8. I work full-time. Will I be able to work on the assignments?
– Absolutely. Online training brings with it a lot of possibilities. The average time required each week to work on the assignments is anywhere between 16 – 22 hours and this is completely at your convenience.”

9. What is the required Internet speed?
A minimum of 1mbps line is our recommended Internet speed for optimum site and live video conference experience.”

10. How are you different from other existing online programs?
– The crux about any of the goodonline training program is in the ‘feedback’ on the assignments by industry experts. It is the only way students will develop an eye and get better at what they do. Our objectives are simple and clear – which is to provide high quality training and helping applicants make a solid pipeline understanding.”

11. How often will I get to interact with my mentor?
Students interact with the mentor once a week in a live classroom setting. Students receive recorded feedback on assignments – they are expected to view this feedback and then attend the live class to have any doubts cleared.”

12. What time of the day will the live-classes be held?
– This varies from mentor to mentor. Since all of our mentors are working professionals, you can expect the live classes to be conducted post-normal work hours to the Indian Standard Time (IST) zone.”

13.What is the mentor to student ratio?
Maximum of 15 students / mentor / batch.”

14. What kinds of resources are provided to the students in the learning process?
– The primary sources of learning at Native Puppets is the ‘feedback’ a student gets on his assignments other than the ‘weekly live question and answer’ session with the mentors, wherein a student can clarify his doubts, talk about workflows and discuss on concepts relevant to the assignment of the week.
Students will also be recommended to invest in books to help them in their research and familiarize themselves with concepts in animation.
Also as a continued process, the video repository will be populated withselect, crisp and focused video lectures ranging from explanation of key concepts to workflow videos and interviews.”

15. Is the program offered in local Indian languages?
– While the primary spoken-language within the program is English, local Indian languages can surely be accommodated for specific needs.
By least, we realize language should ever be a barrier to learning this wonderful art form.
Please note, this will be dealt with on need basis and number of students enrolling for a particular language. Send an email to [email protected] to find out support for any particular language.”

16. What are the payment options?
– You can choose to pay for the course-at-once (resulting in savings) or you can pay in two months. Click here to see the pricing structure.” [/su_spoiler][/su_accordion]

Course Synposis

The specialized Character Animation training at Native Puppets currently has 5 Levels. The duration of each Level is 14 weeks consisting of two parts. The program is entirely conducted online and your assignments are critiqued on a weekly basis, by some of the top talent (click here to view our Mentor list) from the animation industry.

Animation curriculum: Level 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 courses starts from 23rd October.

Animation Curriculum

[su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”Orientation – Basic Elements of Animation (10 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]10 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]What is bouncing ball? and why is it called first step of learning step of animation course? Curious to learn, then come and join our foundation course of animation focusing on learning basic principles of animation which is built and mentored by industry experts. Students will learn how to animate bouncing ball in Maya, using arcs and editors. Understand core ideology behind staging, blocking and first key frame[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Anyone with a passion for character animation[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Level 1 – The Core : Principles of Animation (12 Weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]12 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]The concepts taught in this level form the very basis of laying a solid foundation to a long-standing career in animation.And like all good fundamental exercises, we will start with the ‘bouncing ball’, onto simple then advanced overlap actions, weight shift exercises, working on full-body poses to communicate an emotion, understanding silhouettes, learning to plan an action and creating walk-cycles. The character rigs are designed to teach specific concepts in this Level. They are not only fun to animate but will also kindle your imagination, creatively![/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Anyone with basic understanding of the animation[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Level 2 – Body Mechanics : The First Step ( 12 weeks)” style=”fancy”][su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]12 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]Many creative ideas and reels suffer from a lack of understanding of how a body moves and that results in creating not so believable animation. With more content being made in stereoscopic (3D), importance of believable body mechanics is being stressed on even more than ever before.

This Level progressively features full-body character rigs and the training module revolves around fundamental body-physics concepts, in-sync with animation concepts like weight-shifts, spine reversals, anticipation, successive breaking of joints, balance, posing.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Anyone who have completed previous level or have good understanding of animation principle demonstrated through show reel[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs][/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Level 3 – Body Mechanics : The Transition (12 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]12 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]And because body mechanics is not the easiest of the blocks to gain a grip on when learning character animation,we continue to delve deeper into the concepts covered in Level 2 by adding layers of complexity to the exercises.Students will learn to plan and work on multi-shot assignment, maneuvering advanced physical actions as part of the exercises.

Within this Level, assignments transition to our ‘9 second silent film’ idea.When given a blank slate (no dialogue, limited or no facial expressions) to perform, the challenges to stimulate a character emotionally and have it react physically calls for a solid understanding of acting skills, like gesturing, timing, contrasts, pauses, posing, staging and lot more.

Students will also learn interpretation of references while planning an action and then layering a flavor of exaggeration for that extra-level of entertainment.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Those who have completed previous level or have a strong understanding of body mechancis[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October [/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Level 4 – Acting : Progressive approach to Acting in Animation ( 12 Weeks)” style=”fancy”][su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]12 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]This Level is a step-by-step progression of assignments that lead up to full-body acting, complete with facial expressions and lip-sync.

Assignments are designed so students progressively focus on the ‘key components’ of a full-blown dialog shot, right from learning to create facial expressions, laying emphasis on concepts of unity and rhythm in facial expressions, to animating to a piece of dialog with lip-sync. [/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Those who have completed previous level or have a strong command on body mechanics in transition[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Level 5 – Acting : Creating believable performances (12 weeks)” style=”fancy”][su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]12 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]This Level contains assignments that are essentials to any good showreel – good understanding of body movement, multi-shot / multi-character acting, entertaining acting choices, contrast and texture in the shot flow, expressive facial performance, appropriate compositions – essentially creating believable performances.

Like all other Levels, students can expect their assignments to be meticulously critiqued and directed, even more so as this level encompasses almost all the concepts layered across the Levels until now.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Completed previous level of animation.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”FAQs” style=”fancy”]
1. I am interested to join but don’t know if this is the right course for me ?
– If, you want to make a career in CG industry and not sure where your talent lie then join this course to understand where your potential lies

2. I am interested to join but don’t know which level to start from?
– No, it is not mandatory to start from Foundation Level. While filling the application form, a student has to submit a link to his / her show-reel, that show cases the current skill Levels. You will also be given an option to select a Level of your choice. We would then screen the work and recommend the appropriate Level the student can join from.”

3. Do the mentors at Native Puppets have industry experience?
– Our mentors are working professionals during their regular day jobs and teach animation off-work hours. Check out our mentor’s section to know more about them.”

4. What is the duration of the entire program?
– The specialized Modeling course at Native Puppets currently is covered in a duration of 40 weeks. The duration of each Level varies between 10 to 12 weeks depending the time required to complete each level.The program is flexible and students can join the program starting from any Level.”

5. Do I have to start from Level 1 or can I join from a Level of my choice?
– No, it is not mandatory to start from Level 1. While filling the application form, a student has to clear a online test, that show cases the current skill Levels. You will also be given an option to select a Level of your choice. We would then screen your test result and recommend the appropriate Level the student can join from.”

6. How will I get feedback on assignments?
– The feedback on the assignments will be recorded and uploaded to the student site. The student can view the feedback at his convenience any time.There will be a follow-up class by the mentor on the recorded feedback via the ‘live session’ to clarify on any doubts.
Be sure to check out our ‘How It Works’ section to know more about the process.”

7. Does Native Puppets provide job placements?
– No. We do not provide any job placements. However, we are well-networked with in the industry. So if we see a student shine with his assignments, we will surely recommend these students to the studios that are hiring.”

8. I work full-time. Will I be able to work on the assignments?
– Absolutely. Online training brings with it a lot of possibilities. The average time required each week to work on the assignments is anywhere between 16 – 22 hours and this is completely at your convenience.”

9. What is the required Internet speed?
A minimum of 1mbps line is our recommended Internet speed for optimum site and live video conference experience.”

10. How are you different from other existing online programs?
– The crux about any of the goodonline training program is in the ‘feedback’ on the assignments by industry experts. It is the only way students will develop an eye and get better at what they do. Our objectives are simple and clear – which is to provide high quality training and helping applicants make a solid pipeline understanding.”

11. How often will I get to interact with my mentor?
Students interact with the mentor once a week in a live classroom setting. Students receive recorded feedback on assignments – they are expected to view this feedback and then attend the live class to have any doubts cleared.”

12. What time of the day will the live-classes be held?
– This varies from mentor to mentor. Since all of our mentors are working professionals, you can expect the live classes to be conducted post-normal work hours to the Indian Standard Time (IST) zone.”

13.What is the mentor to student ratio?
Maximum of 15 students / mentor / batch.”

14. What kinds of resources are provided to the students in the learning process?
– The primary sources of learning at Native Puppets is the ‘feedback’ a student gets on his assignments other than the ‘weekly live question and answer’ session with the mentors, wherein a student can clarify his doubts, talk about workflows and discuss on concepts relevant to the assignment of the week.
Students will also be recommended to invest in books to help them in their research and familiarize themselves with concepts in animation.
Also as a continued process, the video repository will be populated withselect, crisp and focused video lectures ranging from explanation of key concepts to workflow videos and interviews.”

15. Is the program offered in local Indian languages?
– While the primary spoken-language within the program is English, local Indian languages can surely be accommodated for specific needs.
By least, we realize language should ever be a barrier to learning this wonderful art form.
Please note, this will be dealt with on need basis and number of students enrolling for a particular language. Send an email to [email protected] to find out support for any particular language.”

16. What are the payment options?
– You can choose to pay for the course-at-once (resulting in savings) or you can pay in two months. Click here to see the pricing structure.” [/su_spoiler][/su_accordion]

Course Synposis

This course gives an overview and in depth understanding of tools and techniques like Shotgun, Excel and Scheduling for aspiring production professionals. Whether you are new to Shotgun or a person who is looking to improve your Excel skills or one who wants to boost your career by learning more about Scheduling. Don’t worry, we have got you covered, you are at the right place.

In this course, you will learn about
– Creating and managing projects with Shotgun;
– Using Excel to create efficient formulas,essential features and best practices to track data associated with a production.
– Making schedules for a project from production experts from the industry.

You have a choice to do all the courses or just choose the ones you want to be best at.

Production Curriculum

[su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”Producing with Shotgun (10 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]10 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]Ever wondered if there is one software or tool which will help you in all your production needs? If yes, come unravel the magic of Shotgun with us. We will learn about how to setup a project with sequences, shots and assets; design pages and prepare a schedule according to your project requirement and review all the media while also taking the notes on the same platform. Get your mind blown with the wonders this software can do and how it can make your life easier.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Anyone with basic computer knowledge who has a great passion for Production Management.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”][/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”][/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Exceling with Excel ( 8 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]8 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]Have you been creating all your reports manually with Excel? Well, it is time for you to learn some handy formulas and functions which will help you decrease the time spent in making these reports and increase the accuracy of your data. In this course you will learn how to use SUMIFS and COUNTIFS to ensure that your weekly quota is met. Those were just the basic formulas, as we delve deeper into this world, you will learn more about functions like VLOOKUP, different Time formulas (NOW, TODAY, MONTH, YEAR, DAY) and IF Statements which when combined will create powerful excel formulas [/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Anyone with basic computer knowledge who has a great passion for Production Management.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”][/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”][/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Scheduling ( Level 9 weeks)” style=”fancy”][su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]9 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]Are you the kind of person who is always trying to look for ways to ensure that your departments weekly quotas, department milestones and inventory expectations are met? Have you ever wished to strategize or resolve any productivity or inventory issues with your production supervisors, department head or upper management? Keen on learning how to bid, define department quotas and read schedule? In our master schedule course, you will learn the nuances of all these and much more. You will also learn about how to plot schedules on excel sheets and effectively use them for your career progression in the field of Production.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Anyone with basic computer knowledge who has a great passion for Production Management.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”][/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”][/su_tab][/su_tabs][/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”FAQs” style=”fancy”]
1. I am interested to join but don’t know if this is the right course for me ?
– If, you want to make a career in CG industry and not sure where your talent lie then join this course to understand where your potential lies

2. I am interested to join but don’t know which level to start from?
– While filling the application form, a student can express is interest to join level of your choice. We would then screen the application and post which each module pre-requiste will be checked and student can join course of his interest”

3. Do the mentors at Native Puppets have industry experience?
– Our mentors are working professionals during their regular day jobs and teach animation off-work hours. Check out our mentor’s section to know more about them.”

4. What is the duration of the entire program?
– The specialized Production course at Native Puppets currently is covered in a duration of 26 weeks. The duration of each Level varies between 8 to 10 weeks depending the time required to complete each level.The program is flexible and students can join the program starting from any Level.”

5. How will I get feedback on assignments?
– The feedback on the assignments will be recorded and uploaded to the student site. The student can view the feedback at his convenience any time.There will be a follow-up class by the mentor on the recorded feedback via the ‘live session’ to clarify on any doubts.
Be sure to check out our ‘How It Works’ section to know more about the process.”

6. Does Native Puppets provide job placements?
– No. We do not provide any job placements. However, we are well-networked with in the industry. So if we see a student shine with his assignments, we will surely recommend these students to the studios that are hiring.”

7. I work full-time. Will I be able to work on the assignments?
– Absolutely. Online training brings with it a lot of possibilities. The average time required each week to work on the assignments is anywhere between 16 – 22 hours and this is completely at your convenience.”

8. What is the required Internet speed?
A minimum of 1mbps line is our recommended Internet speed for optimum site and live video conference experience.”

9. How are you different from other existing online programs?
– The crux about any of the goodonline training program is in the ‘feedback’ on the assignments by industry experts. It is the only way students will develop an eye and get better at what they do. Our objectives are simple and clear – which is to provide high quality training and helping applicants make a solid pipeline understanding.”

10. How often will I get to interact with my mentor?
Students interact with the mentor once a week in a live classroom setting. Students receive recorded feedback on assignments – they are expected to view this feedback and then attend the live class to have any doubts cleared.”

11. What time of the day will the live-classes be held?
– This varies from mentor to mentor. Since all of our mentors are working professionals, you can expect the live classes to be conducted post-normal work hours to the Indian Standard Time (IST) zone.”

12.What is the mentor to student ratio?
Maximum of 15 students / mentor / batch.”

13. What kinds of resources are provided to the students in the learning process?
– The primary sources of learning at Native Puppets is the ‘feedback’ a student gets on his assignments other than the ‘weekly live question and answer’ session with the mentors, wherein a student can clarify his doubts, talk about workflows and discuss on concepts relevant to the assignment of the week.
Students will also be recommended to invest in books to help them in their research and familiarize themselves with concepts in animation.
Also as a continued process, the video repository will be populated withselect, crisp and focused video lectures ranging from explanation of key concepts to workflow videos and interviews.”

14. Is the program offered in local Indian languages?
– While the primary spoken-language within the program is English, local Indian languages can surely be accommodated for specific needs.
By least, we realize language should ever be a barrier to learning this wonderful art form.
Please note, this will be dealt with on need basis and number of students enrolling for a particular language. Send an email to [email protected] to find out support for any particular language.”

15. What are the payment options?
– You can choose to pay for the course-at-once (resulting in savings) or you can pay in two months. Click here to see the pricing structure.”[/su_spoiler]
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Course Synposis

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the Computer Graphics Industry, you’re most likely confused about where to start. What one might not know is that the magic of CGI you see on screen is achieved through the help of a lot of artists spread across multiple departments – some of which are Modeling, Animation and Lighting. Without an understanding of the departments, it would be difficult to decide what one should do. We at Native Puppets aim to help you discover where your true talent and passion lies. And once we’ve identified that, we will counsel you on your next course of action.

In order to do this, we’ve come up with a Pipeline Fundamentals course, which is designed to provide you an introduction to the world of CG Animation over the course of three months. This course enables you to learn essential fundamental skills and gives you a greater understanding of the interdependencies between the different disciplines in a modern production pipeline. It will also teach you the tools and interfaces of industry standard 3D software with which you will bring your imagination to life!

Pipeline curriculum: Course starts from 23rd October.

Pipeline Curriculum

[su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”CG Animation Curriculum ( 14 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]14 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Pre-requisites”]Computer Knowledge[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Do you like Cartoon/VFX/Game/Animation products? Are you computer literate? If yes, then you can join the course.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”FAQs” style=”fancy”]

1. I am interested to join but don’t know if this is the right course for me ?
– If, you want to make a career in CG industry and not sure where your talent lie then join this course to understand where your potential lies

2. Do the mentors at Native Puppets have industry experience?
– Our mentors are working professionals during their regular day jobs and teach animation off-work hours. Check out our mentor’s section to know more about them.”

3. What is the duration of the entire program?
– The specialized Pipeline training at Native Puppets currently is covered in a duration of 14 weeks, ”

4. What all departments will be covered in the pipeline course
– Concept art, Story Borading, Layout, Rigging, Animation, Cloth & Hair, FX, Lighitng and Compositing”

5. How will I get feedback on assignments?
– The feedback on the assignments will be recorded and uploaded to the student site. The student can view the feedback at his convenience any time.There will be a follow-up class by the mentor on the recorded feedback via the ‘live session’ to clarify on any doubts.
Be sure to check out our ‘How It Works’ section to know more about the process.”

6. Does completing this course help in me in getting job ?
No. Since it is the initial foundation course, it doesn’t assure you getting job. ”

7. I work full-time. Will I be able to work on the assignments?
– Absolutely. Online training brings with it a lot of possibilities. The average time required each week to work on the assignments is anywhere between 16 – 22 hours and this is completely at your convenience.”

8. What is the required Internet speed?
A minimum of 1mbps line is our recommended Internet speed for optimum site and live video conference experience.”

9. How are you different from other existing online programs?
– The crux about any of the goodonline training program is in the ‘feedback’ on the assignments by industry experts. It is the only way students will develop an eye and get better at what they do. Our objectives are simple and clear – which is to provide high quality training and helping applicants make a solid demo reel.”

10. How often will I get to interact with my mentor?
Students interact with the mentor once a week in a live classroom setting. Students receive recorded feedback on assignments – they are expected to view this feedback and then attend the live class to have any doubts cleared.”

11. What time of the day will the live-classes be held?
– This varies from mentor to mentor. Since all of our mentors are working professionals, you can expect the live classes to be conducted post-normal work hours to the Indian Standard Time (IST) zone.”

12.What is the mentor to student ratio?
Maximum of 15 students / mentor / batch.”

13. What kinds of resources are provided to the students in the learning process?
– The primary sources of learning at Native Puppets is the ‘feedback’ a student gets on his assignments other than the ‘weekly live question and answer’ session with the mentors, wherein a student can clarify his doubts, talk about workflows and discuss on concepts relevant to the assignment of the week.
Students will also be recommended to invest in books to help them in their research and familiarize themselves with concepts in animation.
Also as a continued process, the video repository will be populated withselect, crisp and focused video lectures ranging from explanation of key concepts to workflow videos and interviews.”

14. Is the program offered in local Indian languages?
– While the primary spoken-language within the program is English, local Indian languages can surely be accommodated for specific needs.
By least, we realize language should ever be a barrier to learning this wonderful art form.
Please note, this will be dealt with on need basis and number of students enrolling for a particular language. Send an email to [email protected] to find out support for any particular language.”

15. What are the payment options?
– You can choose to pay for the course-at-once (resulting in savings) or you can pay in two months. Click here to see the pricing structure.” [/su_spoiler][/su_accordion]

Course Synposis

Here’s a Story Boarding course designed to create adept artists ready to work for Animation and VFX. It has been designed keeping in mind the professional requirements that meets the current needs of the industry.

This course will equip students with the Art and aesthetics of Storyboarding for films, Games and advertisements. At the end, students will know how fun it is to storyboard an idea of narrative and give it a visual form.

Learn the ins and outs of storyboarding in the process of filmmaking in a very precise way. This course is also useful for those who are aspiring to become good storytellers, modelers, sculpting artists, editors and animators.

StoryBorading curriculum: Level 1 & 2 courses starts from 23rd October.

StoryBoarding Curriculum

[su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”Level 1 – Elements of Story Boarding( 14 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]14 Weeks[/su_tab]
[su_tab title=”Summary”]Students will learn about the Elements of Drawing and study, in detail, Human and Animal anatomy, muscles, drawing parts of body and face.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Anyone with a passion for art and design and story boarding.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Level 2 – Creating action and types of Story Borading ( 11 weeks) ” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]11 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]Students will learn the elements and different types of storyboarding, the importance of research and referencing, different formats of SBs, the Principles of Animation and Storytelling. Emphasis on Film Grammar and the rules of shots, aesthetics of cinematography for more appeal, principles of composition, how to break down a script into shots, timing the shots and creating animatics.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Those who have completed the Foundation & Zbrush course or have a good understanding of basic Modeling & Zbrush.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”FAQs” style=”fancy”]
1. I am interested to join but don’t know if this is the right course for me ?
– If, you want to make a career in CG industry and not sure where your talent lie then join this course to understand where your potential lies

2. I am interested to join but don’t know which level to start from?
– No, it is not mandatory to start from Foundation Level. While filling the application form, a student has to submit a link to his / her show-reel, that show cases the current skill Levels. You will also be given an option to select a Level of your choice. We would then screen the work and recommend the appropriate Level the student can join from.”

3. Do the mentors at Native Puppets have industry experience?
– Our mentors are working professionals during their regular day jobs and teach animation off-work hours. Check out our mentor’s section to know more about them.”

4. What is the duration of the entire program?
– The specialized Modeling course at Native Puppets currently is covered in a duration of 25 weeks. The duration of each Level varies between 11 to 14 weeks depending the time required to complete each level.The program is flexible and students can join the program starting from any Level.”

5. Do I have to start from Level 1 or can I join from a Level of my choice?
– No, it is not mandatory to start from Level 1. While filling the application form, a student has to clear a online test, that show cases the current skill Levels. You will also be given an option to select a Level of your choice. We would then screen your test result and recommend the appropriate Level the student can join from.”

6. How will I get feedback on assignments?
– The feedback on the assignments will be recorded and uploaded to the student site. The student can view the feedback at his convenience any time.There will be a follow-up class by the mentor on the recorded feedback via the ‘live session’ to clarify on any doubts.
Be sure to check out our ‘How It Works’ section to know more about the process.”

7. Does Native Puppets provide job placements?
– No. We do not provide any job placements. However, we are well-networked with in the industry. So if we see a student shine with his assignments, we will surely recommend these students to the studios that are hiring.”

8. I work full-time. Will I be able to work on the assignments?
– Absolutely. Online training brings with it a lot of possibilities. The average time required each week to work on the assignments is anywhere between 16 – 22 hours and this is completely at your convenience.”

9. What is the required Internet speed?
A minimum of 1mbps line is our recommended Internet speed for optimum site and live video conference experience.”

10. How are you different from other existing online programs?
– The crux about any of the goodonline training program is in the ‘feedback’ on the assignments by industry experts. It is the only way students will develop an eye and get better at what they do. Our objectives are simple and clear – which is to provide high quality training and helping applicants make a solid pipeline understanding.”

11. How often will I get to interact with my mentor?
Students interact with the mentor once a week in a live classroom setting. Students receive recorded feedback on assignments – they are expected to view this feedback and then attend the live class to have any doubts cleared.”

12. What time of the day will the live-classes be held?
– This varies from mentor to mentor. Since all of our mentors are working professionals, you can expect the live classes to be conducted post-normal work hours to the Indian Standard Time (IST) zone.”

13.What is the mentor to student ratio?
Maximum of 15 students / mentor / batch.”

14. What kinds of resources are provided to the students in the learning process?
– The primary sources of learning at Native Puppets is the ‘feedback’ a student gets on his assignments other than the ‘weekly live question and answer’ session with the mentors, wherein a student can clarify his doubts, talk about workflows and discuss on concepts relevant to the assignment of the week.
Students will also be recommended to invest in books to help them in their research and familiarize themselves with concepts in animation.
Also as a continued process, the video repository will be populated withselect, crisp and focused video lectures ranging from explanation of key concepts to workflow videos and interviews.”

15. Is the program offered in local Indian languages?
– While the primary spoken-language within the program is English, local Indian languages can surely be accommodated for specific needs.
By least, we realize language should ever be a barrier to learning this wonderful art form.
Please note, this will be dealt with on need basis and number of students enrolling for a particular language. Send an email to [email protected] to find out support for any particular language.”

16. What are the payment options?
– You can choose to pay for the course-at-once (resulting in savings) or you can pay in two months. Click here to see the pricing structure.” [/su_spoiler][/su_accordion]

Course Synposis

This is an Advanced Drawing Course designed to create adept artists ready to work for Animation and VFX keeping in view the professional requirements that meets the current needs of the industry. Ability to draw and create quick sketches is a prerequisite to work in any area of Animation and Film making.

Drawings help in enhancing your observation and understanding of the subject thereby making you a better artist who can take and translate quality inputs into aesthetic creations. This course will help greatly to improve on your skills and aesthetic sense by learning the fundamentals of Anatomy, perspective, color and design principles.

Students will learn how to design Characters, layouts and properties. Very useful for storyboarding and comic artists, sculptors, modelers, rigging, lighting and layout artists.

Digital Drawing curriculum: Level 1 & 2 courses starts from 23rd October.

Digital Drawing Curriculum

[su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”Level 1 – Drawing Basics & Figure Structuring ( 14 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]14 Weeks[/su_tab]
[su_tab title=”Summary”]Industry experts teaching the elements of drawing is the fisrt correct step of becoming a good story boarding artist. In this level, students will do a detailed study of Human and Animal anatomy, muscles, drawing parts of body and face.

Students will learn how to draw figures in action, drawing figures in different angles and perspectives, expressions and adding dynamic line of action to their drawings. They will also learn how to simplify or add more details to a reference image.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Anyone with a passion for art and design.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Level 2 – Prinicipels of Art & Color and applying them ( 12 weeks)” style=”fancy”] [su_tabs][su_tab title=”Duration”]12 Weeks[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Summary”]Students will learn from industry leaders about the History of Art, Principles of Animation, Color Psychology, Character Designing, Creating Character Expression and Attitude Charts. Earn knowledge about Perspective and Layouts, History of Architecture, drawing furniture and vehicles, Design Principles, Composition Fundamentals and Application.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Who Can Join?”]Artists with a good knowlegde of basic Modeling and Zbrush.[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Fee Structure”]Coming Soon[/su_tab][su_tab title=”Start Dates”]23rd October[/su_tab][/su_tabs] [/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”FAQs” style=”fancy”]
1. I am interested to join but don’t know if this is the right course for me ?
– If, you want to make a career in CG industry and not sure where your talent lie then join this course to understand where your potential lies

2. I am interested to join but don’t know which level to start from?
– No, it is not mandatory to start from Foundation Level. While filling the application form, a student has to submit a link to his / her show-reel, that show cases the current skill Levels. You will also be given an option to select a Level of your choice. We would then screen the work and recommend the appropriate Level the student can join from.”

3. Do the mentors at Native Puppets have industry experience?
– Our mentors are working professionals during their regular day jobs and teach animation off-work hours. Check out our mentor’s section to know more about them.”

4. What is the duration of the entire program?
– The specialized Modeling course at Native Puppets currently is covered in a duration of 40 weeks. The duration of each Level varies between 12 to 14 weeks depending the time required to complete each level.The program is flexible and students can join the program starting from any Level.”

5. Do I have to start from Level 1 or can I join from a Level of my choice?
– No, it is not mandatory to start from Level 1. While filling the application form, a student has to clear a online test, that show cases the current skill Levels. You will also be given an option to select a Level of your choice. We would then screen your test result and recommend the appropriate Level the student can join from.”

6. How will I get feedback on assignments?
– The feedback on the assignments will be recorded and uploaded to the student site. The student can view the feedback at his convenience any time.There will be a follow-up class by the mentor on the recorded feedback via the ‘live session’ to clarify on any doubts.
Be sure to check out our ‘How It Works’ section to know more about the process.”

7. Does Native Puppets provide job placements?
– No. We do not provide any job placements. However, we are well-networked with in the industry. So if we see a student shine with his assignments, we will surely recommend these students to the studios that are hiring.”

8. I work full-time. Will I be able to work on the assignments?
– Absolutely. Online training brings with it a lot of possibilities. The average time required each week to work on the assignments is anywhere between 16 – 22 hours and this is completely at your convenience.”

9. What is the required Internet speed?
A minimum of 1mbps line is our recommended Internet speed for optimum site and live video conference experience.”

10. How are you different from other existing online programs?
– The crux about any of the goodonline training program is in the ‘feedback’ on the assignments by industry experts. It is the only way students will develop an eye and get better at what they do. Our objectives are simple and clear – which is to provide high quality training and helping applicants make a solid pipeline understanding.”

11. How often will I get to interact with my mentor?
Students interact with the mentor once a week in a live classroom setting. Students receive recorded feedback on assignments – they are expected to view this feedback and then attend the live class to have any doubts cleared.”

12. What time of the day will the live-classes be held?
– This varies from mentor to mentor. Since all of our mentors are working professionals, you can expect the live classes to be conducted post-normal work hours to the Indian Standard Time (IST) zone.”

13.What is the mentor to student ratio?
Maximum of 15 students / mentor / batch.”

14. What kinds of resources are provided to the students in the learning process?
– The primary sources of learning at Native Puppets is the ‘feedback’ a student gets on his assignments other than the ‘weekly live question and answer’ session with the mentors, wherein a student can clarify his doubts, talk about workflows and discuss on concepts relevant to the assignment of the week.
Students will also be recommended to invest in books to help them in their research and familiarize themselves with concepts in animation.
Also as a continued process, the video repository will be populated withselect, crisp and focused video lectures ranging from explanation of key concepts to workflow videos and interviews.”

15. Is the program offered in local Indian languages?
– While the primary spoken-language within the program is English, local Indian languages can surely be accommodated for specific needs.
By least, we realize language should ever be a barrier to learning this wonderful art form.
Please note, this will be dealt with on need basis and number of students enrolling for a particular language. Send an email to [email protected] to find out support for any particular language.”

16. What are the payment options?
– You can choose to pay for the course-at-once (resulting in savings) or you can pay in two months. Click here to see the pricing structure.” [/su_spoiler] [/su_accordion]

Students are given weekly assignments, which are due towards the end of each week.

Students interact via live video conference with the mentors once in a week to talk about their assignments and discuss on topics specific to the week’s assignment.

The student site also features recorded feedback on assignments, online forums and a social-network-format where in students can post the developments on their assignments and get feedback from their peers and mentors before uploading it for review.

ABOUT NATIVE PUPPETS

Native Puppets is an online program focused on providing high quality training in Character Animation. Everything about the program, right from the curriculum, the character designs and the rigs, has been designed and developed by leading working professionals from the industry.

The program features an interactive ‘social network-kind’ platform and this enables a student to learn and network with professional animators who have years of industry experience working on international quality projects. This format also allows for increased peer-to-peer interaction, wherein once a student posts his assignment on his ‘student wall’, his classmates and buddies within the entire program are notified and they in turn can leave feedback. This helps in polishing an assignment before you submit your shots for review by your mentor.

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Register

Register for the Webinar

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At the time of the Webinar, open the Confirmation Email and Click on ‘JOIN WEBINAR’.

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