This class focuses on the storyboarding techniques used primarily in TV animation pipeline. Topics discussed will range from the basics of shots and composition, building up to shot progressions and movement composition, to the more advanced creation of pacing and rhythm in a storyboard sequence. If time permits, the class will also cover drawing short-hands, acting, and choreography.
CLASS #: 117W
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.