This course is about creating compelling short, animated films. Along with Director Colin Hesterly you will work through the entire process of concepting, scripting, storyboarding and designing your film.
This 8 week course is designed to challenge your process and help inspire you to create more compelling films, whether they are personal or commercial.
Artist & Animator.
Director for Not To Scale.
Colin is a director, animator and designer currently represented by, Not To Scale. He has a passion for using animation to tell stories and captivate audiences.
Colin is an award winning director, designer and animator. A graduate of Full Sail University, he has grown his portfolio and is now represented as a commercial and editorial director of animated shorts. Colin doesn't see animation as a genre, but rather a technique used to tell stories. His classical approach to directing animation is a sorely needed example in an industry with too many explainer videos and not enough story telling.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Next Session Starts September 13
This is an 8 week commitment to produce your own short.
Our first live sessions will be the week of September 13th.
To join the live course, register at the $1699 price. Only 6 seats available for the mentorship course. If the option is gone, we have sold out live seats.
To learn more about this course see the course preview.
On Demand Lecture Series
If you can't do the live class, feel free to purchase the $99 self-guided course.
Each week you will receive an email with that weeks content. A lecture, or series of lectures, will be available along with your assignment for the week.
This is for those students who can complete a self-guided course and create their short film with minimal feedback along the way. A great way to see Colin's entire process and be guided to create your own short, but on your time and at a more affordable price point.
Storytelling & Design
This course will focus on the process of telling stories through short films.
Understanding basic filmmaking and production concepts is essential to creating compelling films. Colin's focus is on creating worlds and characters that serve the story and help create a richness and distinct style.
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We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiousity leads us down new paths.