ART308 STORYBOARDING FOR DIGITAL MEDIA

 

ART308 WEEKLY SCHEDULE/ASSIGNMENTS FALL 2019

Tuesday/Thursday 11:10-1:50

 

PERSONAL MEMORY/WRITING WITH PICTURES

WK01: AUG 26-30

MID-WEEK: SNAPSHOT IMAGES

WEEKEND: PERSONAL MEMORY STORY BEATS

Reading: Making Comics: Writing with Pictures. Intro/Choosing the Moment/Choosing the Frame p. 8-25

 

WK02: SEPT 02-06 (MONDAY NO CLASSES-LABOR DAY)

MID-WEEK: SIX PANEL FICTION/CHOOSING THE MOMENT

WEEKEND: PERSONAL MEMORY/RGH STORY REEL

Reading: Making Comics: Writing with Pictures. Choosing the Image/Clarity vs. Intensity p. 26-53

 

 

WK03: SEPT 09-13

MID-WEEK: ROUGH STORY REEL CRITIQUES

WEEKEND: PERSONAL MEMORY/STORYREEL REVISIONS 

Reading Guide #1 Due: Writing with Pictures 

 

CHARACTER EXPLORATION

WK04: SEPT 16-20

LAB: PERSONAL MEMORY STORY REEL CRITIQUES

MID-WEEK: ANTHROPOMORPHIC CHARACTERS

WEEKEND: FABLE: A STORY WITH A MORAL

Reading: Making Comics: Intro/Stories for Humans. Character Design p. 58-79

 

WK05: SEPT 23-27 OIAF 25-29

MID-WEEK: FAIRYTALE: ALTERNATE  BIOS/TREATMENT

WEEKEND:  STORY MOMENTS/CHARACTER EXPLORATION

Reading: Making Comics: Stories for Humans. Facial Expressions/Body Language p. 80-121

Reading Guide #2 Due: Stories for Humans_Character Design

 

STORIES FOR CHANGE (30 SEC PSA)

WK06: SEPT 30-OCT 04

MID-WEEK: STORIES FOR CHANGE PSA IMAGES

WEEK-END: PSA STORY BEATS

Reading: Framed Ink; Working the Flat Surface/A Basic Checklist/A Quick Word on Lenses p. 24-30

 

 

WK07: OCT 07-  OAXACA FILM FEST 05-12

MID-WEEK/TUTORIALS: 1. STORYBOARD PRO KICK-START

WEEKEND: PSA ROUGH STORY REEL/FIRST DRAFT

 

 

WK08: OCT 14-18

MID-WEEK: SBP FOUNDATION TUTORIALS * (asterisks only)

WEEKEND: PSA STORYREEL REVISON/SECOND DRAFT

LAB/TUTORIALS:

Reading: Mark Kennedy: A quick Primer in Values

 

WK09: OCT 21-25

MID-WEEK: PSA STORY REEL CRITIQUE I (small groups)

LAB: TONE AND VALUE/TONAL KEYS

WEEKEND: PSA STORYREEL FINAL

Reading Guide #3 Due: Composition, Lighting and Flow

 

STORY EXPLORATION FOR FINAL PROJECT

WK10: OCT 28-NOV 01

MID-WEEK: WHY WE TELL STORIES/MYTHIC IMAGE

WEEKEND: VISUAL STORY/MYTHIC STORY

Reading: Visual Story: Contrast and Affinity/Comparing Spaces by Bruce Block

 

 

WK 11: NOV 04-08

MID-WEEK: CONTRAST/ORDINARY vs. EXTRAORDINARY

WEEKEND: THE 180 LINE/ORDINARY vs. EXTRAORDINARY STORY

Reading: Framed Ink; Composing for Continuity p. 73-92

 

WK12: NOV 11-15

MID-WEEK: FIVE TYPES OF CONFLICT

WEEKEND: STAGING & MOTION/CONFLICT STORY

LAB: PLAN VIEW

Reading: Framed Ink; Composing Shots with a Purpose; Visual Message within a Still; p.33-59; Working With Motion p. 60-72

Reading Guide #4 Due: Camera and Story

 

FINAL PROJECT: BUILDING A STORYREEL/PITCH

BREAKDOWN OF FINAL PROJECT

WK13: NOV 18-22

MID-WEEK: ALTERING STRUCTURE AND TIME

WEEKEND: THREE ACT TREATMENT

LAB: 3 ACT EXERCISE

Reading: The Story Spine: Pixar's 4th Rule of Storytelling.

 

WK14: NOV 25-29 (NO CLASSES WED-FRI: THANKS GIVING BREAK)

MID-WEEK: INSPIRATION, CHARACTER BIO & EXPLORATION

 

 

WK15: DEC 02-06

MID-WEEK: RGH STORY REEL

LAB: TONAL BEATS

WEEKEND: FINAL STORYREEL/AUDIO, PACING & TONE

EXAM WEEK:

FINAL PROJECT: Due late Monday 12/9 to be eligable for Fall Showcase. Otherwise due 12/12

ANIMATION FALL SHOWCASE: 12/10 Tuesday 7PM Wightman 142

THE RABBI'S CAT: Wednesday 12/11 6PM W224

FINAL EXAM CANCELLED: All materials final due date 12/12 Thursday 10AM