ENCOURAGING SUCCESS & DELIVERING RESULTS WITH AN OPEN CURRICULUM FORMAT

MEDIAN FULL-TIME PAY: $85K+/YEAR

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

EXPLORE THE STORYBOARD ARTIST CERTIFICATE CURRICULUM

Our Storyboard Artist Certificate Program is designed to cultivate the best talent available for the entertainment industry, resulting in artistic integrity, ability, and a skill-set that is appreciated, respected, and able to flourish.

FILM ANALYSIS

FILM ANALYSIS

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.

PERSPECTIVE

PERSPECTIVE

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.

FRAMING & COMPOSITION

FRAMING & COMPOSITION

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.

GESTURE DRAWING

GESTURE DRAWING

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 FOUNDATIONS

STORYBOARD FOUNDATIONS

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.

STORYBOARD SPECIFICS

STORYBOARD SPECIFICS

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.

LAYOUT

LAYOUT

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.

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES

Learn what it takes to succeed in entrepreneurial ventures, including, contracts, copyrights, finance/accounting, marketing, and partnerships.
PORTFOLIO DESIGN

PORTFOLIO DESIGN

Analyze marketing aspects of demo reels, portfolios, and to create a successful personal brand.

The objective of this course is to provide the best strategy to pursue employment in an artist’s chosen industry.

MASTER CLASS

MASTER CLASS

Workshops hosted by professionals in the animation, illustration, visual effects, and gaming industries.

Workshop provides networking opportunities that deliver professional feedback and an insider’s look at the industries’ needs.

STORYTELLING

STORYTELLING

In this course, students will examine the principes of building/releasing tension, designing acute awareness of storytelling, how to define character, setting, and structure to create a compelling story.

MEET OUR ESTEEMED STORYBOARD ARTIST PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS

Our revered faculty member’s experience collectively covers a number of remarkable disciplines which therein propels student success. Our instructors hail all the way from the United States to Turkey, Hong-Kong, Nigeria, Australia, France, Portugal and beyond. ECA believes in cultivating a global perspective.

Sonya Carey

Professional Practices

Tunde Onikoyi

Film Analysis

Ariel GOLDBERG

Portfolio Design

Steve Lumley

Framing & Composition
+ Layout

Wayne Murray

Storyboard Specifics

Maly Siri

Gesture Drawing

Paulo Alvarado

Storyboard Foundations

Franklin Chan

Perspective

Patricia Villetto

Storytelling

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