2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IGAME 2110 Storyboarding Animation

This course covers the design process of storyboarding which encompasses the fundamentals in the pre-production phase of any digital video, multimedia, or computer gaming project. During the first phase, students will learn the value of project management, presentation skills, and effective communication. Second phase lessons include the technical aspects of planning scenes with consideration given to scene set up, stage mapping, virtual or physical camera angles, and object and character movement. Emphasis will be placed on visually translating written descriptions and rendering genre and tone through effective visual blocking. Production techniques include the use of traditional drawing materials to formulate sketches, text description boards, and prototype digital renderings.