Arena students placed in top companies across India!

  • Aaj Tak
  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Colors
  • DQ Entertainment
  • Famous Studio
  • Firefly Creative Studio
  • Hindustan Times
  • Makuta Visual Effects
  • MPC Studio
  • NDTV
  • Paytm
  • Prana Studio
  • Prime Focus
  • Red Chillies
  • Zee Media



Arena Animation is one of India's most experienced animation education providers. The Institute has trained more than 4,50,000 students in 20 countries around the world.

Since 1996, Arena Animation has focused on providing quality education in animation, VFX, gaming, web & graphics, UI-UX, broadcast, digital design & marketing, and multimedia. Arena students have got job placements with major Indian & international studios.


If you are interested in a fun, exciting & well-paying career, this is how Arena can help you:


Arena Animation faculty are trained, tested & certified to teach the latest techniques in the animation industry.

Students benefit from extensive classroom training & practice their skills in the lab. As a result, they are always winning prizes & awards in national & international competitions.

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Arena Animation centres have well-equipped animation labs with state-of-the-art technology that is used in the Animation industry. Students also get to access an extensive reference library to improve their knowledge & skills.

Arena organizes hundreds of workshops, student competitions & other events such as the famous Orbit Live, Kalakari, Creative Minds & Perspectives series, which help students, meet & interact with industry professionals and get one-on-one guidance from them. Studio visits & other activities are also organized to ensure that students get required exposure and build job skills that will be useful in their career.

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In 2017, over 1250 companies across India hired Arena students

At Arena, students receive special training to prepare for job interviews

Arena's dedicated placements team ensures that students receive placement assistance upon successful completion of their courses.

On-campus placements are arranged through job fairs, & campus placement drives to help students get suitable jobs upon successful course completion.

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This Academy Wins Awards!

Yes, the proof of Arena's success lies in the work of the Academy's students. Arena's students win hundreds of Awards every year, in various Animation, Gaming, Web & Graphics Design competitions organized in India and overseas.

Some of the recent Awards won by Arena students are:

The Best Director (Student) Animation Film

Two students of Arena Animation shared the award for the Best Director (Student) Animation Film, at the Chambal International Film Festival 2018.

Awards in Design & Graphic Design Technology categories

Two students bagged second position in the Graphic Design Technology category at the state level, at the India Skills competition 2018, while one student secured runner up position in the Design category.

Most Creative Design Category:

Arena student wins The Adobe Certified Associate India Championship for 'Most Creative Design'

Special Festival Mention

Film 'Diary of the Baby' received Special Festival Mention at the Kolkata International Short Film Festival, 2013.

Arena students won the first two places in the Students Category at the CorelDRAW® International Design Contest, 2013.

1st Prize - Best Animated Short Film:

'The Roars' at the 4th India International Cinema Today Award, 2011

Best Pepsi Calendar Designs at the 'Pepsi 2012 Calender Design Contest'

Best Film Award - 3D Space (Animation) Awards Category:

Feel the Punch' at the BIT Film-12 Digital Film Festival in Germany

Best 3D Animated Short Film Award - 3D Animation Short Film (Student) Category:

Twisted' at the ASIFA India IAD 2011 - Awards of Excellence

Festival Special Mentions

Student works ‘Dark Knight Falls’ & ‘Inseparable received’ Festival Special Mentions at the Chambal International Film Festival 2018.

Multiple International Awards

Click, an animated short film by Arena student won the Best Animation awards at both Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival and Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival.

Best Animation Film - Student Category:

Film 'Limbo' won the Best Animation Film award at the Kolkata International Short Film Festival & Search Light Shorts Film Festival, 2013.

TVCA Award - Student Category

Film 'Virtual Thought' won the TVCA Award at Anifest 2013.

Best Animation Award - Student Category:

'Use Me' at the Miniboxoffice International Film Festival, 2012

Runner Up - Best Animated Short Film:

Cecelia - The Balcony Girl' at the 4th India International Cinema Today Award 2011

Winner - IMA Animation Maestro Contest 2011 at the 20th IMA International Management Conclave 2011

Special Mention Award:

20th IMA International Management Conclave 2011

1st Prize - 2D Digital Painting Competition (Student) Category at ASIFA India IAD 2011 - Awards of Excellence

Runner Up - 3D Space (Animation) Awards Category:

Hugo Vs Lino' BIT Film-12 Digital Film Festival in Germany

View the Award-winning works of Arena students!


The Animation industry is large & growing - and Arena aims to be the chief provider of top talent to this huge industry. Here are a few statistics:

In 2012, the size of the Indian Animation & VFX Industry was estimated at ₹3531crores In 2017, the size of the Indian Animation & VFX Industry grew to a giant ₹6660 crores By 2020, the size of the Indian Animation & VFX Industry will touch ₹11360 crores!

Arena provides the right education to make a fun, exciting career in this industry.

Join Arena Animation today!

*Source: FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment Report