2D Rigging / 2D Animation

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2D Rigging / 2D Animation2021-03-03T17:49:39+01:00

Project Description

Go to work with DogHead and Manifatture Digitali Cinema Pisa!

DogHead Animation and MDC Pisa pack two exclusive workshops: Advanced 2D Rigging with Toon Boom Harmony and Advanced 2D Animation with Toon Boom Harmony. Participants are offered the opportunity to work on new DogHead series starting in 2021!
DISCOVER THE TWO EXCLUSIVE WORKSHOPS 👇

Advanced 2D Rigging Workshop
with Toon Boom Harmony
Serial production

DESCRIPTION

The 2D Rigger plays a central role in animated productions. Create 2D puppets starting from the design of the characters to make them usable by the animators. He must be creative, attentive to details, precise, know how to solve problems and have knowledge of anatomy and body structure. The advanced 2D Rigging workshop, specific for serial processing with Toon Boom Harmony, aims to transmit the skills necessary to work in an international animated production.

METHOD

Through both theoretical and practical lessons, four modules are addressed that allow you to build your own rig from scratch. In this way, participants learn the method used in serial productions. The modules are:

  • Breakdown of the character;
  • Introduction to the use of nodes (Pegs and deformers);
  • Advanced nodes (Costraint and master control);
  • Cleaning the Rig.

DURATION

The workshop lasts 30 hours in total. They are three afternoons a week, from 2.30pm to 5.30pm, for three weeks. The workshop runs from 18/01/2021 to 05/02/2021.

TEACHERS

The teachers are highly specialized industry professionals, with extensive experience in serial production and with advanced Toon Boom Harmony skills. Among them:

  • Andrea Fantechi: Tech Director at DogHead and Toon Boom Ambassador;
  • Domenico Migliorisi: Rig Supervisor at DogHead;
  • Marta Zamparelli: Lead Rigger at DogHead.

SELECTION

The workshop has a limited number with selection (max 10 people).
The workshop is limited in number in order to identify suitable figures to work in the team on new departing productions.
The selection is open to anyone who is passionate about the world of animation and is motivated to join this sector.
They are considered a plus:

  • Degree in an animation school;
  • Masters / industry training courses;
  • Knowledge of computer programming;
  • Use of 3D software.

The selection will be made by evaluating:

  • Rigging Reel (if available);
  • Animation / illustration portfolio (if available);
  • Presentation / motivational letter.

SELECTION DEADLINE: selections expired on January 13, 2021.

PURPOSE

Through this workshop, DogHead Animation offers the opportunity to participate in a new production in its corporate pipeline and to be included as a rigger on new series starting in 2021.

COST

The cost of the workshop is € 360.00.

VENUE

Manifatture Digitali Cinema Pisa: via Nicola Pisano, 15 – 56126 Pisa (PI). The production will make all the functional technical material available to the workshop.

INFO

Email: info@dogheadanimation.com
Tel: +39 02 40709360

Advanced 2D Animation Workshop
with Toon Boom Harmony
Serial production

DESCRIPTION

Advanced 2D animation workshop, specific for serial processing with Toon Boom Harmony. The purpose of this workshop is to convey the skills needed to work in an international animated production.

METHOD

The lessons are both theoretical and practical. Four modules are addressed:

  • Paperless Animation with Toon Boom Harmony: Harmony basics and application to paperless;
  • Basics of Rigging: basic skills aimed at animation;
  • Cut out animation: basics of cut out, cut out with simple Rig and with complex Rig;
  • Tutorials: learning how to make a complete scene, taken from a serial production, in Harmony.

DURATION

The workshop lasts four weeks: 27 hours of lessons the first three weeks + 1 week of training and simulation of work on a serial production. Three mornings a week, from 10:00 to 13:00, for the first three weeks. Monday to Friday, all day, the fourth week. The workshop runs from 18/01/2021 to 12/02/2021.

TEACHERS

The teachers are highly specialized industry professionals, with extensive experience in serial production and with advanced Toon Boom Harmony skills. Among them:

  • Andrea Fantechi: Animation Director at DogHead and Toon Boom Ambassador;
  • Giosuè Borsini: Supervisor Animator at DogHead;
  • Alberto Vadalà: Supervisor Animator at DogHead;
  • Sara Crippa: Supervisor Animator at DogHead;
  • Jacopo Galli: Supervisor Cleanup artist at DogHead;
  • Simona Calà: Production Manager at DogHead.

SELECTION

The workshop has a limited number with selection (max 15 people).
The workshop is limited in number in order to identify suitable figures to work in the team on new departing productions.
New graduates, former students of animation schools and academies can apply. It is necessary to have an animation diploma and already know animation techniques (basic concepts will not be explained).
The selection is made by evaluating:

  • Reel;
  • Animation / illustration portfolio (if available);
  • Presentation / motivational letter.

SELECTION DEADLINE: selections expired on January 13, 2021.

PURPOSE

Through this workshop, DogHead Animation offers the opportunity to participate in a new production in its corporate pipeline and to be included as animators on new series starting in 2021.

COST

The cost of the workshop is € 400.00.

VENUE

Manifatture Digitali Cinema Pisa: via Nicola Pisano, 15 – 56126 Pisa (PI). The production will make all the functional technical material available to the workshop.

INFO

Email: info@dogheadanimation.com
Tel: +39 02 40709360