10.04.18 | Directing Storyboards (5 Tuesday Evenings)

Course Content:

This course will cover the storyboard process from script to animatic & examine the roles & responsibilities of the director & storyboard artist. Topics to be covered include:

  • Process- from rough board to finished animatic
  • Visual storytelling- from word to image
  • Storyboarding fundamentals
  • Film language & shot selection
  • Staging-composition & cameras
  • Editing & pacing- transitions & cutting
  • Acting & posing​
  • The Director’s eye- notes & revisions
  • Making the animatic
  • The state of the business & the process of becoming & succeeding as a storyboard artist.

Participant Profile:

The course assumes a basic understanding of film making & is aimed at graduates, storyboard artists & anyone interested in a better understanding of the animation production process & the director’s role.

Tutor Info:

Dan Nosella has worked in the animation industry for almost 20 years as a storyboard artist, supervisor & director. He is currently directing season 5 of Disney’s Doc McStuffins for Brown Bag Films.

Date & Times:

5 Tuesday Evenings from 6.30pm-9.30pm – 10th April, 17th April, 24th April, 1st May and 8th May.


Conference Room 3, Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylors Lane, Dublin 8 (Directions and Map: http://gec.ie/get-in-touch/).


Members: 100 Euro, Non Members: 125 Euro

Payment can be made by credit card online (a link will be sent to you) or by cheque/postal order payable to Animation Skillnet.

Application Procedure:

Please apply by sending an email to: animationskillnet@gmail.com

Deadline for Applications:

Wednesday, 4th April.

Course Information


Course Instructor

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