This class focuses on the creation of animation storyboard sequences for action-adventure shows. The instructor will discuss the in-depth use of cinematic cameras and staging to help to build up a story and tension in a scene. The class will discuss various topics such as studying different types of action story staging, creating expressive drawings to show character performances, clear camera work/shot timing, and fight choreography will be discussed in the weekly lectures and homework assignments.
CLASS #: 117
TIME: Tuesdays, 7:00PM - 11:00PM (4 Hours) (PDT)
START DATE: June 21st, 2022
DURATION: 10 Weeks*
RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITE: Intro to Perspective, Dynamic Sketching, Analytical Figure Drawing, Sketching for Environment, Costume Gesture Drawing, Intro to Storyboard
MATERIALS: Computer/Laptop, Wacom & Photoshop/Storyboard Pro required
INSTRUCTOR: Melchior Zwyer is an experienced Storyboard Artist/Director whom is currently working as a Supervising Producer at Marvel Studios. Melchior's past projects include "Kung Fu Panda", "How to Train Your Dragon", "Batman: Year One", "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1&2", "Young Justice", "The Legend of Korra", "Star Wars: Rebels", "Trese" and Star Trek: Prodigy".
His past shows include “Legend of Korra (Director & Storyboard Artist)”, “How to Train Your Dragon (Vis Dev Artist)”, “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 & 2 (Storyboard Artist)” and many more.
TIME ZONE: All CDA class days/times listed above are based on the Los Angeles PST/PDT time zone.
*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.