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Create and fine-tune a sequence from scratch
This class is for students who prefer live, long-format, interactive group lectures and critiques--with plenty of hands-on, personal attention from a mentor. The main goal of this class is to help students create, from scratch, a storyboard sequence of professional quality worthy of inclusion in a portfolio. Along the way, we will cover: the best ways to come up with ideas, how humor works, creating interesting and dynamic characters, creating the best possible situations for those characters, staging, composition, story-boarding to music, and how to troubleshoot problems with the drawings, dialogue, and ideas.
Storytelling and Storyboarding Mentorship WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
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Lectures by Mark Walton
Mark Walton is an American story artist who has worked on 24 animated feature projects since 1997, including Tarzan, Home on the Range, Chicken Little, Meet the Robinsons, Turbo, Rio 2, and the upcoming Duck Duck Goose. He has also provided the voices for Barry & Bob the Longhorns in Home on the Range, Goosey Loosey in Chicken Little (and its video game), and for Rhino the Hamster in Bolt - for which he was nominated for an Annie Award - as well as the short film spin-off Super Rhino and related video games. Some of the studios he's worked for include Walt Disney Animation Studios, DreamWorks Animation, Blue Sky Studios, Duncan Studio, and Original Force. He has also taught storyboarding at CalArts, Academy of Art San Francisco, Westwood College, and UVU.
spring TERM Registration
Feb 11, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019
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What makes this learning experience unique?
Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industries best artist.
1+ Year Access
Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.
Certificate of Completion
Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.
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