TAC: Level 3






12 - one hour long sessions: Meeting online through Adobe Connect


Moving into the most important aspect of film-making, Level 3 delves into how to tell a story. Everything from the basic structure that all stories share to staging and cinemetography. In Level 3 your student will learn the tools to take their ideas and transform them into a cohesive narrative that communicates a clear theme.


We will explore the concepts of characters and why developing convincing personalities is essential to plot.


Topics covered through the course:

  • Plot and Story Structure

  • Character development

  • Storyboarding

  • Dialogue

  • Showing not Telling

  • Communicating with the Camera: Basic types of shots

  • Editing:  Cuts and Transitions

  • The Power of Sound

  • and much more


Level 3 can be experienced with any basic editing software, such as Windows Movie Maker or iMovie.


Cost:  $300 (You can reserve your spot with a $50 registration fee)

Ages:  11 to 18

Taught by Chad Stewart


Prerequisite:  The Animation Course:  Level 1 and Level 2

From the week of Jan. 29th 2018 through the week of April 23rd 2018:  Click on the Class Time to Register