Technical Direction is a five-day course led by Toon Boom’s Senior Solutions Specialist. Participants will learn to analyse the pipeline, issue recommendations, assess the impact of various methodologies on the entire production pipeline, troubleshoot scene work, and develop new scripts to optimize the production workflow with Harmony and Storyboard Pro.
The course duration is 35 hours, broken down in 10 x 3.5 hr sessions, starting June 24 and ending July 23. Sessions wil run twice a week (Wednesday and Thursday), from 2pm – 5.30pm:
Please make sure you are able to attend all the live sessions and are available before booking a place on the course.
The format of this class is live instructor-led and is a hands-on activity.
At the end of this class, the attendee will be able to:
This course is remote, and you will need to provide suitable equipment (computer) but software will be provided.
This training course is supported by the ScreenSkills Animation Skills Fund with contributions from UK animation productions.
This course is intended for technically inclined artists who already have a deep understanding of animation, compositing, and rigging in Harmony and are interested in taking the next steps to become technical directors in productions using Toon Boom technology.
To take this course, attendees should have followed all the main Harmony courses or have equivalent production experience before taking the Technical Director course. Existing technical directors with experience in 3D pipelines who wish to expand their knowledge into a 2D production are also welcome to apply
You must have a professional track record in order to qualify for this free course. You may have used other 2D or 3D animation software before, or already be a technical director in Animation or VFX.
The course is not open to students in full time education or recent graduates with no studio experience. You will need to demonstrate at least one professional animation credit on a TV series or feature film.
This training addresses an industry skills shortage and is subsidised by ScreenSkills as an investment in the professional development of people working in the UK screen industries.
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