Cinematic Storyboard with Jay Oliva (In-Person Course)

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This intermediate class focuses on the in depth use of camera to build up tension and study the different genre/staging methods of various film directors. Topics such as acting, camera placement, shot timing, and fight choreography will be covered in the weekly lectures and homework assignments. 

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

START DATE: February 9, 2023

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. ***