Story and Pitch Development with Jay Oliva (Online Course)

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In this very hands-on project development class, Jay will be working with a group of students to develop story ideas and pitch packets for TV Animation. Topics such as developing story ideas, character story arcs, studio pitching formats, creating a show bible & how to present/pitch to animation & streaming studios will be covered in the intense 10 week course. This is a great class for intermediate & advanced storyboard artists who wish to learn the development process behind the TV or streaming animation series. 


CLASS #: 120
TIME: Thursdays, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM (PST)

START DATE: February 15, 2024

DURATION: 10 Weeks* 

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITE: Intro to Perspective, Analytical Figure Drawing, Sketching for Environment, Costume Gesture Drawing
MATERIALS: Computer/Laptop, Wacom & Photoshop or Storyboard Pro


Jay Oliva is a Director, Storyboard Artist, & Co-Executive Producer who have worked on many memorable projects such as "Man of Steel", "Wonder Woman", "Thor: Ragnarok", "Spiderman: Homecoming", "Deadpool". "Antman", & "The Dark Knight Returns Part 1&2". With 22+ years of experience in the animation & film industry, Jay is currently the owner of Lex & Otis, an animation studio creating animated shows for Netflix Streaming Services. 


*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 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. ***