416.588.6444 | 1137 Dupont Street Toronto, Ontario M6H 2A3 Canada | MONDAY-FRIDAY, 10AM-6PM
This workshop covers the basic storyboarding components that make up the visualization of a screenplay. Learn the principles of concept and design illustration to layout your scenes; continuity sketches, the line of axis and showing camera techniques, shot flow, mood and character. The participants will have the opportunity to practice basic drawing skills and view sample storyboards alongside their actual filmed sequences.
Drawing skills are not required. Participants must bring the following materials to the workshop: blank paper, pencil and eraser. This course is recommended as a companion to the Directing Dramatic Film workshop.
Ron Hobbs is currently a storyboard artist for major motion pictures, television and commercials. As well as drawing out scenes, Ron has contributed story ideas that were incorporated into scripts; in essence, the script rewrites would be taken from his storyboards at the director’s request. He worked on the Academy Award-winning Chicago, X-Men, Cold Creek Manor, Undercover Brother, The Recruit and many others. He has also worked as a pop culture/film critic and editor/publisher of the alternative magazine Video Pages.