From storyboard to animatic

This course is designed for students and young professionals in Animation, Graphic Design, Web Design, and Game Design who wish to move towards storyboarding as a profession.
Starting from their own script, or one provided by GOBELINS, students will draw a storyboard, then edit it and add sound to create a finished animatic.​

 

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Duration

3rd to 20th April 2023

GOBELINS’ Online Course targets creatives who are looking to learn or improve their storyboarding skills and gain inspiration along the way.

Designed for students and young professionals in Animation, Graphic Design, Web Design, and Game Design who wish to move towards storyboarding as a profession, this course appeals also to directors and screenwriters wishing to understand storyboarding and its place in the animation production pipeline.

This program is 100% taught in English, therefore applicants should have a good level of fluency to follow lectures and workshops.

Tell us more about the project you are working on at onlinecourses@gobelins.fr and get in touch with us for any questions you might have! Tel. : +33 7 64 79 57 41

Supervised by renowned professionals working in Animation studios, many of whom are graduates or teachers from GOBELINS, participants will follow lectures, masterclasses and individual tutoring over the three-week course. This will guide students in the creation of a complete 1 to 2 minute animatic.

The course will provide instruction and guidance in drawing, cinematic language, editing, and sound design.
If you have a taste for narration and possess good drawing skills then this course is for you!

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Classes will be held online from 4:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M* (Paris time) from 3rd to 20th April 2023.

At the end of the course, participants will receive an official certificate from GOBELINS.

Tuition fees

1800 € for 3 weeks of Lectures, Master classes, Workshop Sessions with individual tutoring.

Admission process

Applicants should complete the application form (PDF) and return it to onlinecourses@gobelins.fr with a portfolio including their projects or more advanced works to be sent via Filemail or WeTransfer.

The selection committee will examine their files for admission. The selection process remains open until places are still available.

After admissibility, the participant will receive an admission letter and will have to pay the tuition fees using our online platform in order to confirm the admission. GOBELINS will not return any submitted material.

All payments should be completed before the course starts. In case of a cancellation after the programme starts, GOBELINS reserves the right to retain full payment.

Lecturers

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John COVEN

Teacher and coordinator
John Coven has been working as a visual storyteller for over thirty years. As a storyboard artist in Hollywood he’s worked with directors such as Steven Spielberg,Tim Burton, Jon Favreau, and Ben Stiller. His credits include The Lion King, Jurassic World, Venom, Logan, Captain America: Civil War, and the original X-Men.

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Gilad CARMEL

Teacher
Gilad CARMEL has been working as an editor for more than 15 years, mainly on feature animation films (9, Despicable Me, Secret Life of Pets, The Grinch) and animation series (Arcane, based on the game League of Legends).

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Claire ESPAGNO

Teacher
During her 25 years career in animation, Claire has held various positions from Head of Sales to Line Producer to 1st Assistant Director and Head of Editorial Content.

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Robert BENNETT

Robert W. BENNETT

Teacher
Originally from Meridian, Mississippi in the USA, Robert W. Bennett came to Paris, where he now lives, to learn his craft from a master known as the « father of modern mime », Etienne Decroux, creator of the technique « Mime Corporel Dramatique » and teacher of Marcel Marceau and Jean-Louis Barrault.

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Niall LAVERTY

Teacher
Niall Laverty has been teaching gesture drawing to animation students and professionals for over 15 years.

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Basil MALEK

Teacher
My name is Basil Malek. I am a Gobelins Alumnus, and have been working in Cartoon Saloon for two and a half years as a character animator. I am also doing freelance on the side in visual development and storyboarding.

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JIMENEZ Fabien

Teacher
Fabien Jimenez is a 2D animator living in the mountains of France. He worked for TV series such as Big Hero 6, Pompon Ours or Baidir.

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Morgane MATTARD

Teacher
Graduated from GOBELINS in 2018. I work in the animation industry since three years.

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Camille

Camille AIGLOZ

Teacher
I am an experienced storyboard artist based in Paris since my graduation from the Gobelins Animation Program in 2017.

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Raphael

Raphaël EL KHADDAR

Teacher
29 years old freelance artist, currently settled in Paris. I graduated at ESMA (Ecole Supérieure des Métiers Artistiques) in Toulouse where I studied CG Animation. I then worked as a CG generalist an compositor in visual effects at Storm postproduction, in Amsterdam.

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Benjamin EFRATI

Teacher
After graduating from Beaux-Arts de Paris as a multimedia artist in 2013, Benjamin Efrati started a career in film score composition and sound design.

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Greg LUDA WELCH

Greg LUDA WELCH

Teacher
I'll be giving the small course in Taiqi, bodymind awareness, during the Online summer school in 2D Animation.

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