With the growing demand for video content, the need for animation videos is also growing day by day. The significant expansion in the animation industry has also created numerous job opportunities for qualified candidates.
The primary medium for featuring animated movies in India is 2D animation, 3D animation, and visual effects. This industry has thrived owing to an ample supply of available labor and low production costs. As a result of the government’s encouragement, this industry is progressing positively.
Uses of Animated Movies
Animated movies are not only being used for animation but are also a great tool for marketing, customer awareness and training.
- Scientific visualization
- Creative Arts
Software used to make Animated Movies
A lot of software and tools can be used to make a animated movie. Their use depends on the type of project. Some of the most famous software are:-
- Adobe Character Animator
- Cartoon Animator 4
- Adobe Animate
- Stop Motion Studio
- Adobe AfterEffects
- Moho (Anime Studio)
Famous Animation Studios in Mumbai
Red Chillies Entertainment
Red Chillies began as another production business, named defunct Dreamz Unlimited. Shahrukh Khan was one of the Dreamz Unlimited partners. All other partners had left due to the extreme loss, and he had taken full responsibility and rebuilt and transformed into the Red Chillies. He and his partner, Gauri Khan, co-founded it. Red Chillies is now the strongest company in the film distribution and production industry.
|Founders||Shahrukh Khan, Gauri Khan|
|CEO:||Mr. Venky Mysore|
Website – redchillies.com
Address – Plot no. 612, Junction of Rama Krishna Mission Road & 15th Road, Santacruz (West), Mumbai 400054
Maya Digital Studios
Maya Digital Studio is located in Mumbai’s Goregaon. It is one of India’s leading animation studios, providing high-quality 3D-2D animation as well as stereoscopic 3D video conversion. Today, Maya Digital Studio is India’s largest original content producer of animation. It creates animated television shows such as The Adventures of Motu Patlu, VIR – The Robot Kid, and Eena. Meena Deeka and Kisna are big draws on prime kids channels such as Nickelodeon, Discovery Kids, and Hungama TV, achieving high TRPs in the Indian children’s television room.
|Founders||Ketan Mehta and Deepa Sahi|
|Headquarter||Film City in Mumbai|
Website – cosmos-maya.com
Address – 2nd Floor, Mukta House, Communication Centre, Sector 2 Film City , Front of Whistling Woods International, Aarey Colony, Goregaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400065, India
Pixel Digital Studios
Pixel Digital Studios is a full-service digital media production company that offers services across all media channels. They work as quality to improve the brand image and work long hours among rivals, from video production to technology. Our customers’ satisfaction is not our only goal, but they do play a role in everything they do. The aim of perfection is to provide elegance.
|Founded||August 27th 2015|
|Founders||Ankur Sudhir Sachdev, Sudhir Balwant Aloni|
|Notable Projects||Commando, Bhoomi, Gully Boy and Sanam Re|
Website – pixeldstudios.com
Address – FB 133 Highstreet Mall, Kapurbavdi, Junction, Thane, Maharashtra 400601, India
Assemblage is a full-service digital 2D animation studio based in Andheri, Mumbai, that creates broadcast-quality content for clients in India and around the world. HopMotion is fitted with a 40-seater toon boom pipeline to accommodate even the most challenging projects.
|Notable Projects||Troll Hunters, Winston Breen, Chico Bon Bon|
Website – madassemblage.com
Address – First Floor, P.S Plastic Building. Plot No A-10, Near M.I.D.C PoliceStation Street No-05, Cross Road B J B Nagar,, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400093, India
Fluiidmask Studios Pvt. Ltd in India offers full-time 3D animation and visual effects services that are artist-driven, with production offices in the United States, Mumbai, CA, and Los Angeles. They provide the best content creation services and produce cutting-edge visual imagery for long animated films, short-form media, special location attractions, and high-quality visual effects for hybrid action and live action. Their specific artistic abilities include the development of visual and story elements through to the final post-production level, as well as full CG and stereoscopic animation and image creation. They work with Hollywood studios and independent production companies all over the world.
|Notable Projects||Kesari, Kalank, Sanju|
Website – fluiidmask.com
Address – Bhukhanvala Chambers, 3rd Floor, Off Link Road, Veera Desai Rd, Opposite Infinity Mall, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053
Visual Computing Labs (VCL) of Tata Elxsi is one of Mumbai’s leading animation and visual effects studios. They have worked together on many popular and award-winning motion pictures, television shows, and television advertisements for leading Indian and global media and consumer brands. This is an award-winning studio that has produced magic through comprehensive partnerships while maintaining its position as the industry leader in animation and visual effects.
Website – tataelxsi.com
Address – Boston House, B-Wing, 2nd Floor No. 201, Andheri – Kurla Road, Off, Suren Rd, Gundavali, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400093, India
It is well-known in Indian television and film for its spectacular visual effects and animation. VERTEX VOLT has dedicated state-of-the-art facilities with technological, artistic, and development resources to produce the next wave of VFX and Animation TV Shows, feature films, documentaries/short films, music videos, DVDs, advertisements, title montage, game cinematics, medical animations, architectural walkthroughs, and other related items. With each new project, Vertex Volt has been developing, innovating, and raising the bar of the VFX industry, and it has assembled a team of the best industry experts.
|Founders||Hardik Gajjar and Nikhil Sinha|
|Notable Projects||Mahadev, Siya Ke Ram, Fear Files|
Website – vertexvolt.com
Address – B-30, Veera Desai Industrial Estate Road, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400047, India
CREATFX is an explainer video production company based in Mumbai that produces educational videos, tutorial videos, corporate branded videos, startup videos, infographic videos, and motion graphic videos. They have a highly innovative team that uses cutting-edge technology to create world-class animated videos. They are constantly striving to produce animated videos that are not only excellent but also groundbreaking. They have clients from over 18 countries and 300 videos in over 30 languages in a short period of time. This reflects their commitment to their work.
|Notable Projects||Zolo, Archies|
Website – creatfx.com
Address – B-32, Bhagwati Society, Shastri Nagar, Santacruz West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400054, India
Ripple Animation is a company that creates animated videos for corporations. The aim is to drive market results by engaging consumers at various stages of the buying process. Advertising, explainer videos, demos, engagement videos, and corporate videos are all possibilities. Clients have recorded a 30 percent improvement in conversion rates after deploying our video content. They believe in the importance of interactional growth.
|Notable Projects||NBHC, Marico|
Website – thejigsaw.in
Address – 208 Sadhna Complex, Radha Krishna Marg, Compound, Sector11, Vashi, Navi Mumbai-400703, Maharashtra, India