Setting up and using a testing booth - Sand on Glass..
ACE – Technical Workshop Descriptor
Technical Instruction Area:
Animation - Stop Motion Studios
Academic Programme/Level/Workshop code:
LV1 - Introduction to Animation
Room Number: 4B03, 4B13
Maximum Numbers Possible: 15
Key processes/Technologies covered
Dates and times of workshop
Monday 19th Sept 2016 - 1.30 - 5.00 - Group B
Technical Learning Objectives:
This workshop builds on the skills learned in the previous workshop, covering trouble shooting and export settings in stop motion pro in more depth. The instructor demonstrates how to set up a capture station for a shoot. It covers essential Health and Safety, basic use of lights, gels, grip, and rigging.
It also introduces students to the key constraints of under camera work (Light control, registration, camera “throw” and field size. This is followed by a short exercise (sand on glass) where the students working in pairs, set up and use the station correctly to shoot a short experimental sequence.
Associated Module Outcomes:
• Extending your understanding of animation;
• Helping you to develop an understanding of cinematic and animation narrative and an awareness of animation production methodologies and processes;
• Exploring your creative potential through animation;
• Develop skills in animation production and audio design;