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TERM DATES: Jul 1, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018
LEVEL: Intermediate 
COURSE PREREQUISITES: Animating Characters, Body Mechanics, Introduction to 3D Lighting, Introduction to 3D Modeling, Introduction to Rigging, Body Mechanics
Body Acting
$1620
Body kinematics are explored in the context of acting. Students learn rhythm, solidity, beats/phrasing, appeal, personality, structure, solid and malleable parts, simplicity of form, straights and curves, texture in timing, moving holds, and pantomime.



Multiple shot assignments focus on hookups, screen space, and cameras, knowing shot context and importance. Students begin to use the more advanced character rigs during this term.
1 - Brainstorm an idea for your multi-shot story animation.
2 - Confirm your story idea and begin planning the animation in detail.
3-7 - Blocking and blocking plus for your characters in the scene.
8-10 - Spline and polish.
11 - Finalizing and submitting assignments.
critique time *
class time
instructor
notes
Tuesday 11:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday 11:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Sunday 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday 11:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday 11:30 PM - 1:00 AM
ABOUT INSTRUCTORS
Yuri Lementy
Canada
Yuri is currently a Character Animator at Sony Imageworks. Originally from Brazil where he started his career in 2003. He has been working in Canada for the past 7 years and has had the opportunity to work on projects like Storks, Hotel Transylvania 1 and 2, Open Season 2 an...
Luke Randall
United States
 Luke is originally from Australia but now resides in Los Angeles, California where he works as a character animator at Dreamworks Feature Animation. He got his start TV and games before moving into features where he has completed animation on Shrek Forever After, Megam...
Anand Somasundaran
Canada
Anand fell in love with animation because it was a medium that combined two of his favourite things drawing and film-making. He has been working as an animator on feature films since 2009 and has worked at studios such and Rhythm and Hues, Industrial Light and Magic and is c...
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