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Courses

summer session *ONLINE*

Session Starts: July 19th, 2021

Registration DEADLINE: July 5th, 2021

STORY: STORY LAB
*Workshop FULL*

LOUIS GONZALES

Director, Story Supervisor, Story Artist, Pixar Animation Studios

Length of Workshop: 8 weeks. Once a week.
Days: Wednesdays starting July 21st, 2021
Time: 7pm – 10pm pacific time
Tuition: $1.300 (Includes a $200 non-refundable registration fee)
Prerequisite: Students should have some drawing skill. A story they are working on or an Idea for a story they want to storyboard.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Story Lab Join Pixar Sparkshort Director, Louis Gonzales in Story Lab. If you want help on a story you are working on or have an idea you want to storyboard, Story Lab is for you.

In this workshop we will examine what your story is talking about then use that structure to visualize it.

We will discuss concepts I’ve learned in my 15 years of story boarding such as, mind mapping and exploring the truth in moments that will keep your audience locked in. Then we will circle back and talk with the group.  There are only 6 spots for this workshop

CURRICULUM:

  • The Story Proposal
  • Plan of Attack
  • Breaking the Story
  • Character Action
  • Connecting the Visuals to the Story
  • Drawing the Right Poses and not Animating
  • Timing and Rhythm
  • Progression
  • Get in Late, Leave Early
  • Movie Magic

PREREQUISITE:

Students should have some drawing skill. A story they are working on or an Idea for a story they want to storyboard.

*Story Lab is limited to 6 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.