Film Pre-Production

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Adapted for Prince William Sound Community College

FLM F172/FLPA 231/ART 231-  Previsualization and Preproduction for Digital Cinema (h)
3 Credits

Previsualization is a collaborative process that generates preliminary versions of shots or sequences, predominantly using 3D animation tools and a virtual environment. It enables filmmakers to visually explore creative ideas, plan technical solutions and communicate a shared vision for efficient production. Laying a foundation for cinema production, this course will explore screenwriting, storyboarding, previsualization animation, animatics and film pre-production approaches. This course will focus on developing original stories for animation or dramatic film productions and preparing those concepts for cinematic production. Special fees apply.  (3+0)

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Sample Syllabus.

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