STR121 - Storyboarding - Film Priniciples

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Subject Title
Storyboarding - Film Priniciples

Subject Description
In this subject, the student will be introduced to the various cameras in Maya and how they function.
In addition, the student will learn about how the Maya camera resembles live action cameras in terms of depth of field, focus and motion blur. The student will see examples from films to demonstrate concepts like time compression, time expansion, various types of camera moves, cutting on action, etc. The student will perform a series of exercises with the Maya cameras and will storyboard and pre-visualize an animation based on content supplied by the instructor.

Credit Status
3D Animation Graduate Certificate

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Choose and use the appropriate camera in Maya
2. Create a variety of standard camera moves
3. Render images with depth of field
4. Render images with motion blur
5. Create a continuity of shots that communicate a story visually

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