Intro to Story Development with Max Perkins (In-Person Course)

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This class is focused on the creation of storyboarding for feature animation. This class will discuss story and character development, as well as the technical aspects of handling a camera as it applies to storytelling. By the conclusion of this class, the students will be able to create a short story - from the writing stage to the final storyboard presentation. 


You will receive all the class-related emails for this course about a week before the first day of class.


CLASS #: 118
TIME: Thursdays, 7:00PM - 11:00PM (4hrs) (PDT)
START DATE: October 12, 2023

(The first day of class will start on Thursday, Oct. 12th)

DURATION: 10 Weeks* 

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITE: Intro to Perspective, Dynamic Sketching, Analytical Figure Drawing, Sketching for Environment, Costume Gesture Drawing
MATERIALS: Laptop, Wacom & Photoshop required


Max is a Story Artist currently working at Sony Animation. HIs past projects include "Troll Hunters", "3 Bellow", "Ron's Gone Wrong", "He Man and the Masters of the Universe", and he is currently working on "Spiderman" Across the Spiderverse Part 1." 

TIME ZONE: All CDA class days/times listed above are based on the Los Angeles PST/PDT time zone.

REFUND POLICY: For details about our class refund policy, please visit our "Refund Policy" and "Terms of Service" pages.


*Due to reasons such as instructor sick day, family emergencies, storm, earthquake, fire, flood, or other unforeseen circumstances, Concept Design Academy reserves the right to push any class back 1 week in the schedule if necessary. Students are strongly recommended to plan their schedule with some flexibility in mind to avoid schedule conflicts. 

*** Limit one seat purchase for each class per student. Multiple seat purchase of same class will not be honored. ***