Collage Animation Techniques with Adobe CC
Starts December 7
2 sessions: Saturday-Sunday, December 7-8, 10am-4pm
In this intermediate-level workshop, you’ll unleash your inner Terry Gilliam or Martha Colburn and learn tools and techniques to animate with mixed media in Adobe Photoshop, Animate, and After Effects. We’ll practice with selection tools and animation via layers in Photoshop, masks, and guides in Animate and cover a wide variety of techniques to bring your found media and photographs to life in After Effects. Prerequisite: Animating with Adobe CC class or equivalent basic experience. iMacs provided. Bring a hard drive or 32GB USB flash drive to back up course files. There is a lunch break each session.
Tuition: $235 regular/$175 member/$130 low-income
John Akre practices, studies, and lives animation. He is working on his third animated feature and has made over 70 animated shorts using a wide variety of animation techniques. His films have won several awards and have shown around the world in venues that include the Louvre Museum in Paris. He co-owns with filmmaker Beth Peloff Green Jeans Media, a Minneapolis-based video production and animation company that uses documentary storytelling to showcase the work of nonprofits. Since 2015, John and Beth have co-taught film classes to persons undergoing rehabilitation for a variety of complex medical conditions at the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley, MN. John features his work on his website www.sloppyfilms.net.
Class Registration Guidelines & Cancellation Policy
- Space is assigned on a first-come basis. Registrations must include payment in full. Registrations are accepted after registration deadlines if space is available.
- If minimum enrollment has not been reached by 5 days prior to the start date of a class, FilmNorth may cancel it, in which case registrants will immediately be notified and receive a full refund within 5 business days. A check will be issued for registrations that were paid in cash. In lieu of a refund, students have the option of applying their tuition to another class in the same calendar year.
- For those wishing to cancel a registration prior to the class registration deadline, 100% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. For registration cancellations received after the registration deadline but prior to the first class session, 50% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. As of a class start date, no refunds or credits/exchanges will be given.
- Tuition is not prorated for missed class sessions.