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Storyboard Artists create visualizations of scripts, or animatics, allowing the creative team to see the episode or film before full animation or shooting begins. ECA’s curriculum also covers a large range of supportive courses.
Rigorously structured 4-month program
Focuses on storyboard design
Certificate of completion upon graduation
100% online & live; no pre-recorded courses
Program runs online 8am-12pm, Mon-Fri
Honing skills from concept to completion
330+ hours of curriculum per session
Project management operating methods
Break down and analyze movie scenes to understand the director’s intent. Student will build a solid foundation in a range of scene building techniques.
Learn how to portray a three-dimensional scene in 2D. Practice classical construction methods, such as the notion of volume, plane, and vanishing points. Techniques learned contribute to Layout stage of production.
How to make all the elements of a scene work together as a whole. Students will practice perspective, scale, framing, and camera angles as they tell a story. Student will practice giving life to a scene composed of a diverse range of elements, from backgrounds to the addition of characters and props.
Foundations in basic anatomy and posing. Create characters based on inspiration from live models and pre-selected imagery that reflect the student’s unique style and creativity.
Storyboard basics, beginning with scenarios and staging through the technical disciplines of decor, motion, framing, and storytelling. Understand the foundation of the storyboard art form and give life to a written story using a broad range of cinema techniques.
Focus on the details of storyboarding when applied to specific media: animation, video games, live action, advertising, etc. Students will master the wide spectrum of storyboarding and gain an understanding of how all storyboarding methods intersect.
The process of conceptualizing environments, the characters within them, and camera movements. Design the stage on which the characters or special effects take place in both 2D and 3D.
The objective of this course is to provide the best strategy to pursue employment in an artist’s chosen industry.
Workshop provides networking opportunities that deliver professional feedback and an insider’s look at the industries’ needs.
Framing & Composition