Indian Institute Of Film And Animation



IIFA - LANCASTER an Institute for Interior designing, Fashion designing, and Animation is a part of LANCASTER Group of Institutions which was established in the year 1991 with the motto of Faith, Commitment & Empowerment. LANCASTER Group of Institutions currently has the following centers of learning :

  • LANCASTER Institute of Hotel Management, Bangalore
  • IIFA - Lancaster – Institute for Interior designing, fashion designing and Animation, Bangalore.
  • Kalabharathi Public school, Mysore.
  • Kalabharathi Pre-university college, Mysore.
  • Kalabharathi B.Ed College, Mysore.

The objective of starting these institutions is to empower the young minds of the society with knowledge, skill, and values so that they become the leaders and torch bearers of tomorrow. The institution is located in the heart of Silicon Valley of India-Bangalore, and in Heritage city- Mysore. The students here are trained in all aspects of life leading to an all-around development and become exceptional professionals in their chosen field of specialization.


Experienced trainers with production experience in their respective fields will train you to high levels of expertise in 2D, 3D Animation, Graphic & Web design, Gaming, and VFX. They desire to ingrain the fundamentals of animation in every semester, in order to strengthen every student for a successful future. Faculty painstakingly give one on one attention to individual students to develop their art style, assignments and project portfolio up to an international production level. This gives the student a cutting edge to join a leading firm. Their regular interaction with hardcore production work and working with experienced international studios, help in infusing new technology, innovations, and ideas from around the world. They continue to guide and mentor their alumni students even after they are successfully placed. This high quality and dedicated service rank Indian Institute of Film and Animation among the no.1 training college in India.

We are proud to have the most skillful and experienced in-house trainers, who are in the regular process of delivering the next best set of animators and designers to the industry.


We have committed to the success of every student who walked through our doors for a decade now. Passionate teachers, hands-on studio based training, vibrant artistic environment, all round student support systems and high-end technology are all integrated into the learning. IIFA film provides students with the key ingredients to succeed in the animation, interior & fashion designing industry, and meet their individual career goals.

We brought international standard production based training to the Indian students. All the alumni of IIFA FILM Academy are well placed with the best of animation and graphics houses in Bangalore, India and overseas.


Placement Assistance is provided to all students after they successfully complete the courses. Most of the students get offer letters from the much coveted and prestigious companies even before they appear the final exams.

At IIFA Academy, we have a very efficient placement cell dedicated to ensuring every student a secure career in the industry. The placement cell collects the resumes along with portfolio/demo reel of all students who are successfully completing their courses. Students are then prepared for interviews and aptitude tests. Their resumes are categorized based on their specialization and mapped to the industry requirements. Since we have been around in the industry for a long while now, we have established a good rapport and work relationship with some of the top companies in animation and designing. This proves to be a great asset to guarantee good placements for our students. To know about jobs and placement options while you study in Bangalore.



We know what the industry wants and that is why the innovative specialization based training at our animation institute is designed to craft and polish your skills so you can stand out from the crowd as an expert because after all, a polished diamond is worth more than a bagful of uncut rocks!


We know how to focus your energies on developing the right set of skills so that you follow your passion and become what you've always wanted to be. The curriculum of IIFA animation instituted stands a class apart from the rest and ensures that you get to where it matters.


Just as no worthy building can last on a weak foundation, the core of a strong animation & visual effects programme are its instructors. At IIFA, we're proud of the team of professional instructors at our animation institute who bring their experience, innovation, and creativity to each lecture.


An animation & visual effects course should not only teach you the tools of the trade but should first excite your right brain and ignite your creativity. Which is why at IIFA animation school, you can trust our courses and expert mentors to train and teach and not senselessly preach.

Our wide experience and knowledge of the animation industry as a leading 3D animation institute gives us the edge when it comes to offering specialized training. Through an innovative and personalized approach, we craft and polish your skills to hone you into a complete animation expert. Right from the curriculum design to our hand-picked team of professional instructors to the strong infrastructural support of our animation institute, we ensure a blend of innovation and creativity to add new dimensions to your abilities and enhance your learning experience


The professional university courses offered by Indian Institute of Film and Animation are in collaboration with the Bharathiar University. Bharathiar a leading government university started in 1996 with the intention to provide access to high-quality education to everyone, everywhere, irrespective of age, location, and economical background. Bharathiar University is a recognized University of REC,

Unlike other lesser known and public-private universities that are emerging every day, Bharathiar University is one of the oldest, extremely trustworthy and safe Universities to pursue your higher education with. Bharathiar curriculum and approach to studies conform to the highest standards. Learning, Quality, Integrity, Diversity, Freedom of Inquiry and Expression, Accountability, Access to Underserved, Adaptive and Responsive, Innovation and Collaboration are the chief values which form the pillars of this esteemed organization.

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FILM AND ANIMATION offers close to 100 programs in a bouquet of University B.Sc Degree in animation, Game Designing, Interior Designing, Fashion Designing, Post Graduate Masters, Diploma & certificate programs in Multimedia, Animation, and Graphic Design, Multimedia, VFX, and Gaming. The B.Sc program we offer is more advanced than the BA in Animation offered by some of the other universities


There is a great demand for Indian Institute of film and animation college and designers at present. India has become a destination for several international production houses, which are setting up their studios here. The talent in India has been recognized and is being used extensively for animation movies, advertising, marketing, web designing and other related fields. There is going to be a steep increase in the demand for more skilled workforce in the animation field. The animation is one of the most job-assured sector. Starting salaries range between Rs. 1.2 lakhs to -3.0 lakhs per annum depending on the candidate’s experience and expertise. The continued demand in the global animation market has allowed the Asia-Pacific region to further emerge as a premier destination for animation outsourcing. The major players in the region include China, India, Singapore, South Korea and the Philippines.

The Indian animation industry, on the other hand, was estimated to have a value of US$ 354 million in 2006 and is estimated to reach US$ 1.5 billion by 2015. In the non-entertainment segment, the demand for animation production services will touch US$ 14.7 billion by 2015.



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