Feature Animation

Feature Animation

Our Feature program is a complete set of seven workshops. Each one is designed to teach the skills, workflows, and principals needed to succeed in this amazing industry. All of our instructors are currently producing the animation you see in many of your favorite feature films today. Our goal is to teach you how to create that great, believable animation; animation that connects with audiences around the world.

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Game Animation

Game Animation

These workshops will present a focused study of 3D animation for the game industry and it's specific needs. They will consist of multiple live talks, demos, reviews and assignments that would resemble an actual production pipeline.

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Creature Animation

Creature Animation

These workshops will present a focused study of animal and creatures animation. Guided by veterans from the industry, these workshops consist of live lectures, assignments and reviews tailored to develop your body mechanics skills and animal behaviors knowledge.

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Rigging

Rigging

You'll learn the art and science of building a character rig as well as the development process and pipeline used in the industry. These processes are fundamental and can be applied to any production pipeline; feature animation, VFX and video game.

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Intro to Maya & Modeling

Intro to Maya & Modeling

Have you ever wondered how those characters, sets, and props in your favorite films are created? We'll be showing you techniques, how to's, and tips so that you can learn to sculpt simple to sophisticated objects for use in your own animation shots; all the while getting grounded with the ins & outs of Maya.

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Motion Capture

Motion Capture

Designed with animators in mind, this class will deliver the essential skills and provide a startup toolkit in order to hit the ground running with Motion Capture in a production environment. Fear not Motion Capture for it too can be your friend.

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Lighting & Compositing

Lighting & Compositing

his workshop is designed to help animators give their shots that professional feature film look. You will learn the process of lighting, texturing, and post work to get your shots "Reel ready". We all know at the end of the day it's your animation that will speak for you, but this workshop will help you put your work in the best possible light (PHUN intended).

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Pre-Visualization

Pre-Visualization

Previsualization as an art form is growing rapidly and has become a fixture within most companies. It is a vital component of production linking the worlds of production with pre-production. Within this domain the specialist generalist reigns supreme.

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Acting

Acting

You will be coached on your acting skills (starting with the basics) needed to achieve the absolute best live reference materials. You will be taught through a series of exercises how to create solid characters.

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