Script to Screen Short Films

In this session, we will showcase the methodology of making an animated short film; where we shall start with how to make the story interesting with an inspiration from routine activities.

In the second phase we would ideate and create references for our story which will include Character and Background design, Story Boarding, Animation reference videos along with the overall look and feel of a film. The next phase will be focused on how to transform 2D artworks into 3D models along with texturing the environment. In all these phases we shall cover all the basic processes used in script to screen short film making, we shall also show the 3D pipeline using Blender. Next phase will be focused on how to create the best possible animation keeping in mind the requirement of the story. In this part, we will cover the overall Animation, Lighting, Rendering and Compositing workflow. At the final phase of this session we will cover how to finalize the sound for a film.

By the end of the session we will be completing all the vital aspects of Animated Short Film Making and the platforms for these films to be showcased.

Day1

  • Introduction.
  • Speaker introduction and Showcase.
  • Pre-Production & Workflow .
    • Story ideation
    • Screenplay
    • Character design
    • Background & layout design
    • Color key
    • Storyboarding
    • Animatics
  • Case Study 1 – 3D Animated Short Film
    • Story
    • Character Design
    • BG Design
    • Colour key or reference
    • 3d Modelling (Character & BG) and Texturing workflow
    • Rigging of character and props
    • Lay outing of shots
    • Animation and stylization as per the show
    • Lighting and rendering workflow
    • Look and feel enhancement as per the director brief
    • Compositing workflow
    • Editing
    • Finalizing sound
    • Pre Production
    • Production:
    • Post-Production:
  • Q & A

Day2

  • Introduction.
  • Speaker introduction and Showcase.
  • Pre-Production & Workflow .
    • Story ideation
    • Screenplay
    • Character design
    • Background & layout design
    • Color key
    • Storyboarding
    • Animatics
  • Case Study 1 – 3D Animated Short Film
    • Story
    • Character Design
    • BG Design
    • Colour key or reference
    • 3d Modelling (Character & BG) and Texturing workflow
    • Rigging of character and props
    • Lay outing of shots
    • Animation and stylization as per the show
    • Lighting and rendering workflow
    • Look and feel enhancement as per the director brief
    • Compositing workflow
    • Editing
    • Finalizing sound
    • Pre Production
    • Production:
    • Post-Production:
  • Showcase on online Platform
  • Q & A

What you will gain from the session?

The session will help students how to make short film and showcase his film in online platforms.
Pratik Solanki, Nita Ravalji, and Niyal Parmar

Pratik Solanki, Nita Ravalji, and Niyal Parmar
The trio from different walks of life, teamed up, 4 years back and co-founded Weybec Studios. They are CG Generalists who have successfully delivered projects of different styles and mediums, apart from being internationally acclaimed Blender artists.! Weybec studio's has won plenty of awards, for their contribution on international animation projects like Dunder, Tooby, and other home production projects like Monkaa, crazy glue, kiki's adventure, and adventure of Tanu, eevee. They are always keen to explore new & innovative ideas - right from conceptualization to the final content delivery.