Visual storytelling

The objective of this course is to help you develop your personal project for cinema, television, animation, comic book, video games or illustration, while focusing on the art of combining story and image. You will learn how to tell your own stories thanks to a written an oral presentation - also called "portfolio" and "pitch".

2Danimation

Duration

14th to 25th Novembre 2022

This course is designed for advanced-level students and young professionals from cinema, television, animation, comic book, video games and illustration to help them better understand the creative process, the structure and the presentation of visual storytelling and to develop a personal project. Participants should have a good command of English to follow the main lectures. The coaching sessions for individual projects are available in English, Spanish, and French.

  • Story structure
  • How to improve your story
  • Follow intuition and break the rules to create amazing visual stories
  • Visual research and world building
  • Understand what a producer wants to hear
  • Make a portfolio for professionals
  • Create a visual presentation
  • Learn how to pitch
  • Improve your public speaking and operational skills

SCHEDULE

14th to 25th Novembre 2022, 100% online 

DAILY SCHEDULE 

To allow more flexibility, all conferences and workshops will be recorded and accessible to participants up to one week after the end of the course. 

Tuition fees

1,500 € Taxes included.
This includes 40 hours of lectures and conferences and around 7.5 hours of individual coaching. Longer or shorter sessions can be defined with your coach depending on the project.

Admission process

The selection committee will examine the files for admission.The selection process is opened until no place remain 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.

Speaker

john

John COVEN

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. His children’s picture books have been published in France by Gallimard and his comics have appeared in Spirou and Fluide Glacial. His short films have won prizes in festivals around the world and been broadcast throughout North America on PBS and the CBC. He’s taught filmmaking, storyboarding, and entertainment design at schools including the Art Center College of Design, the Otis College of Art and Design, the Animation Workshop, and Les Gobelins. Having received his diploma in illustration from the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg, France, John currently lives and works in Los Angeles.
aida

Aïda DEL SOLAR

Learn more

Cecile

Cécile BLONDEL

Learn more

claire

Claire ESPAGNO

Learn more

gilded

Gilad CARMEL

Learn more

Juliette

Juliette MARCHAND

Learn more

Lea

Léa GARRAUD

Learn more

Contact us

Your main interest is in