Workshops

Discover and understand basic concepts of musical rhythm applied to stop motion animation while working on a collective short film.

MUSIC AND ANIMATION

COKE RIOBÓO

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MUSIC AND ANIMATION

Instructor: Coke Riobóo Cortes
Date: 14th - 15th Nov.
Time: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

In this workshop you will learn: Planning & Thought Process: How to come up with ideas, Blocking: Various techniques and styles from different animators in the industry, Posing: How to strengthen and fix poses, Polishing: The techniques and process on making your shot go from "good" to "great!" and Walk: Live animation demonstrations in Maya.

3D ANIMATION TIPS AND TRICKS

Alaa Abu Hanish

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3D ANIMATION TIPS AND TRICKS

Instructor: Alaa Abu Hanish
Date: 15th Nov.
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Demonstrating acting for character animation by using "Lavs" live action references, students will be filming themselves acting a specific movement, and then they will use it as a references to their animation to deliver a proper performance and acting.

ACTING FOR ANIMATION

MAHMOUD HINDAWI

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ACTING FOR ANIMATION

Instructor: Mahmoud Hindawi
Date: 14th - 15th Nov.
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Introduction to theory and practice of how to write for animated short films. The participants will learn how to turn their ideas into cinematic scripts by using different techniques and approach. Moreover, they will learn how to break their story and make decisions about the plot, structure, characters and outline.

HOW TO WRITE AN ANIMATED SHORT FILM

TARIQ REMAWI

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HOW TO WRITE AN ANIMATED SHORT FILM

Instructor: Tariq Remawi
Date: 14th Nov.
Time: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Students will gain knowledge of painting techniques inside of Photoshop, they will also work their creative side to imagine how their character will translate from the 8-bit old retro character world to the full colored concept art.

CHARACTER DESIGN TECHNIQUES IN PHOTOSHOP

AHMAD BEIRUTY

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CHARACTER DESIGN TECHNIQUES IN PHOTOSHOP

Instructor: Ahmad Beiruty
Date: 14th Nov.
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Students will learn how to render their 3D scenes, by showing rendering techniques for day and night shots.

LIGHT UP THE SCENE

AHMAD TURKI

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LIGHT UP THE SCENE

Instructor: Ahmad Turki
Date: 14th - 15th Nov.
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Students will learn Zbrush, which is a tool used nowadays in almost every studio and learn about the animation production pipeline that is used in animation studios.

3D DIGITAL SCULPTING IN ZBRUSH

AHMAD MERHEB

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3D DIGITAL SCULPTING IN ZBRUSH

Instructor: Ahmad Merheb
Date: 14th Nov.
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

In this workshop students will learn: Kinetic typography techniques, Finding the appropriate fonts, Kinetic typography styles, Organizing text, Setup the workspace, Text animation, Synchronizing animation with audio and Adding motion graphics.

KINETIC TYPOGRAPHY

MAHMOUD JABER

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KINETIC TYPOGRAPHY

Instructor: Mahmoud Jaber
Date: 14th Nov.
Time: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

You will learn in this workshop: Cartoon production stages, Direct in a distinctive and successful way, Character Rigging, The Distinctive and artistic side of work, Learn the tween and stop-motion tools and their uses, Detailed explanation of animation skills, International standards for 2D animation and Emotion Tracking.

ADVANCED CUTOUT ANIMATION

Khuldon Alsonaine - Pencilz

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ADVANCED CUTOUT ANIMATION

Instructor:Pencilz
Date: 15th Nov.
Time: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM