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Courses

SPring Session ONLINE 2020

May 18th – August 6th

STORY: INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL STORYTELLING

Austin Madison

Story Artist, Pixar Animation Studios

*Workshop Full.  We are currently accepting applications for the Wait-list.  Deposit payment is not required for Wait-list registration.  We will notify you if a new space opens up, or if we add an additional class offering.

Length of Workshop: 12 weeks. Once a week.
Days: Thursdays starting May 21st, 2020
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Tuition: $1.900 (Includes a $200 non-refundable registration fee)
Prerequisite: none

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Introduction to Visual Storytelling will simulate life as a professional story artist.  We will study the grammar of the film language and expand your visual narrative toolbox. 

The goal of Introduction to Visual Storytelling includes storyboarding from script pages, storyboarding from experience, explorational story development sketches, and pitching to the class.

CURRICULUM:

  • Character Study
  • Composition Study
  • Character-Driven Dialogue Sequence (15-30 boards, two week assignment)
  • Action Sequence (15-30 boards, two week assignment)
  • Exploration Sketches
  • Personal Story (15-30 boards, two week assignment)
  • Student’s Choice (15-30 boards, two week assignment)

PREREQUISITE:

No prerequisite is required, though Story: Fundamentals of Story is highly recommended.

 *Introduction to Visual Storytelling is limited to 8 students to allow for maximum individualized focus. We encourage a comfortable, collaborative environment so that students can learn from their own assignments, the critiques of others’, instructor demos, lectures, and guest speakers.