2D Animation Studio

Summer 2017

Syllabus

2D Animation Studio Assignment List

Week Topic Outline Downloads
Week 1

Course Introduction, Supplies needed, Grading Procedures, Attendance Policy. 
Break into groups of 3 or more. 
Brainstorm an idea for your team to work on for the entire course. 

NONE
Week 2

Each team will either present ideas for approval or pitch the team idea to the class.
  Team will take criticism and suggestions into consideration and plan to make adjustments.
Meeting with instructor to ascertain realistic goals.

Script Template
Tesdiot Guide to Script Format
Script Fromat Basics
Week 3

Script is due (will allow class time to make adjustments before grading)
Critique on Character/Background concepts

NONE
Week 4

Finalized Character/Background concepts due
Critique on progress of Storyboards
Critique on Sound

NONE
Week 5

Animatic is due (team grade)
Final Character Sheets are due (rotations, pose, expression sheets)
Final Prop Sheets are due

NONE
Week 6

All Background layouts are due
Background Artists: Start coloring/modeling background based on finished layouts
Production Schedule is due.
Critique on all work in progress

NONE
Week 7

Critique on all work in progress
Comparison to Production Schedule to see if production is on schedule
Redistribute work if falling behind

NONE
Week 8

Two fully animated scenes are due, complete with finished backgrounds and sound.
They must be incorporated into the Animatic to be graded
Critique on progress of animated scenes
Critique on Backgrounds
Comparison to Production Schedule to see if production is on schedule
Redistribute work if falling behind

NONE
Week 9

Two fully animated scenes are due, complete with finished backgrounds and sound. 
They must be incorporated into the Animatic to be graded
Critique on progress of animated scenes
All Backgrounds should be finished and distributed
Comparison to Production Schedule to see if production is on schedule
Redistribute work if falling behind

NONE
Week 10

Two fully animated scenes are due, complete with finished backgrounds and sound. 
They must be incorporated into the Animatic to be graded
Critique on progress of animated scenes
All Backgrounds should be finished and distributed
Comparison to Production Schedule to see if production is on schedule
Redistribute work if falling behind

NONE
Week 11 Presentation of Final Project (team grade). NONE
Questions