Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics
The Govt of Karnataka envisages making Karnataka a world class hub for AVGC sector by 2025. The COE for Animation, Gaming and Visual effects industry will facilitate the creation of a vibrant ecosystem and attract new companies to set up their base in the state. As a measure to achieve we have initiated development of enabling infrastructure which will transform the capacity and capability of AVGC industry based in the state to compete in the global arena. The Centre of Excellence will provide State of the art facilities that will give the AVGC industry in Bengaluru and Karnataka a holistic technological boost.
Department of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka has established/ Implemented Centre of Excellence in AVGC sector in collaboration with ABAI, the industry association, the COE AVGC Centre is located in Nalapad Center, Whitefield. The total Project Cost is Rs. 48.85 crores and to be implemented over a period of 3 years. The Center of Excellence will have Post Production Lab and Finishing School at a single location and this will have unique advantage as the Graduates of Finishing School will eventually flow to the IP Creation, Innovation, R&D and Incubation Centre. This co-location will help in building the ecosystem and creation of Centre of Excellence in AVGC in real sense.
The AVGC Post production Lab will help industry from the hurdles faced by the small and medium studios and freelance artists and the AVGC Finishing School shall ensure regular supply of highly skilled manpower in order to cater to the emerging sector of original IP creation and sophisticated outsourced international projects coming into the Indian AVGC industry.
The AVGC Finishing School will be supported by the industry in terms of subject matter expertise, mentorship, training and development of industry specific curriculum. The finishing school will provide plug and play talent to meet the needs of the industry.