You'll be learning from the specialist and will be thought to use current industry-standard software and learn all the techniques needed to have a successful career in the industry. You'll also work in teams to follow working in industry.

Do you dream of working in the animation industry or even starting your own studio?  This course will give you the professional skills and knowledge you’ll need. Best of all, it’s been developed in partnership with best animation professionals , so it will help you become the kind of professional the industry is looking for.


  • You’ll work in a studio environment that mirrors current industry practice from day one, using professional tools and techniques, giving you a true taste of life in the industry.
  • Throughout the programme, you’ll work as part of a team on creative projects that will grow in size and complexity over time, learning key skills that will help you deliver high quality projects in a studio environment. You’ll quickly become absorbed in the film making industry, understanding its tools, tricks and practices and feeling part of this exciting industry.
  • You’ll have intensive, hands-on training with industry-trained faculties, to help you learn essential skills and industry knowledge, plus regular feedback on your work from the experts. Our faculties are all top industry professionals, so you’ll be taught by the best in the business. They know how to turn your passion for digital film making, into a practical, studio-ready skillset.
  • By the end of your course, you’ll be working in a team just like a fully functioning independent studio and develop the skills to start your own studio.  Either way, you’ll already feel part of the industry when you graduate, and be ready to help shape its future.
  • We’ll also help you to create a professional portfolio of work to show employers, developed with advice and feedback from your faculties, mentors and industry professionals.


  • Learn from best in the industry professionals and experienced industry-focused faculties; our faculties have not only been behind some of the best new talent in their field, but have an impressive range of achievements from their time practicing what they teach
  • State-of- the-art, studio-style facilities in a beautiful city of Mysore
  • Get help and advice on your CV, showreel and job applications
  • Our small class sizes make sure that we deliver a personalised, student-led approach to learning


All our Cstop animation academy diploma students study common curriculum in their first year. This will, help to give you the all-round skills you’ll need to start your journey to becoming a professional.


This curriculum presents students with a studio-relevant challenge in their first year of studying at Cstop animation academy, providing a real understanding of team collaboration throughout the creative process. The curriculum requires students to respond to creative project briefs as part of a small team - imitating the professional setup found in industry. The success of the team is dependent on realizing a shared vision even as making the most of the individual strengths of each member. Each team will work towards a controlled approach in their planning and resourcing to ensure that they effectively deliver the project, at the same time as still being on time and on budget. This module demonstrates how each individual student can make a genuine contribution to a professional team in a creative environment.


This curriculum is the opportunity for students to develop a hands-on understanding of different industry-relevant styles of visual representation. There is a learning focus within three key areas:  communicating ideas and concepts in visual forms, the meaning behind an image in context and the way light behaves and interacts with surfaces. By the end of the curriculum, successful students will benefit from an vital knowledge of key concepts of working in the creative sector, including the study of visual conventions and narratives, the development of traditional creative skills such as drawing and the analysis of visual material of aesthetic value and communication content.

Animation for video games

This curriculum allows students to get a hold with the basics of developing assets for use in video games - boosting students from zero experience to a individual artist where artistic talents can be used to create video game content. Students will be given intensive projects which will test, teach and improve their skill to use the latest 3D software and techniques, including: modelling, texturing and lighting basic assets for a modern game engine. The two main outcomes that students can anticipate from this  studying curriculum is a developed understanding of producing game assets for the mobile platform and a grounding in the basics of game art for students to make educated decisions in directing their career journeys.


This curriculum reveals a contemporary understanding following the Twelve Principles of Animation- providing students with an summary of theory and practice relating to the creation of animation in a wide range of computer graphics. Students get hands-on with the latest software and techniques surrounding animation principles, movement and film making.

The main purpose of this curriculum is to provide an exceptional range of transferable skills for use in a professional animation environment. A range of industry-standard 3D and 2D animation techniques will be covered together with animation mechanics that includes locomotion, flexibility and weight. Students that start with a limited understanding of animation will finish with the ability to engage with the challenges of contemporary animation.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally expected to pass secondary school exams or equivalent. We’re looking for passionate and committed students and encourage applications from students with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We give equal value applicants of all backgrounds and experience. We’re looking for students with lots of ability and a real passion for their subject.