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Visualize shots for film
In this course, students will learn the basics of previsualization shot creation. From composing shots to animating cameras to doing quick, efficient character animation and compositing, students will learn the skills needed to enable them to help today’s top filmmakers transform their stories from rough storyboards to fully-realized previsualization that is often not far from the finished product. Previs is increasingly becoming an integral part of the production process, helping filmmakers save time and money by having a very solid idea of what the film will look like even before production begins. Shot creators are often given a lot of freedom to design shots and to be an important part of the storytelling process.
Previs for Film Production WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
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Lectures by Bevin Carnes
Bevin Carnes is an award-winning animator and previs artist who has worked in animation and VFX for 9 years, beginning as an apprentice animator at Disney and having worked most recently for the The Third Floor, Inc. where she did previs and postvis on a number of projects, including Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, and Doctor Strange. She is currently applying her previs skills to developing new methods for creating low-budget, high-quality films so that more aspiring filmmakers can realize their dreams and get their films made.
spring TERM Registration
Feb 11, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019
Jon Navy / Spring 2017
Valerie Kolomiets / Spring 2017
Bevin is a great instructor and has amazing experience in her field! Hope she will continue teaching!
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Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industries best artist.
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Certificate of Completion
Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.
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