Breaking Down The Process of Feature Film Animation From Script to Screen | Masters of Craft - Conrad Vernon (Director: The Addams Family, Shrek 2)

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Conrad Vernon

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Director, Writer, Storyboard Artist, Voice Over Artist: The Addams Family, Shrek, Sausage Party

Conrad Vernon is an American director, writer, storyboard artist and voice over artist best known for his work on the DreamWorks animated film series Shrek as well as other films such as Monsters vs. Aliens, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted and Penguins of Madagascar. He also co-directed the adult animated film Sausage Party and the 2019 release of the animated movie The Addams Family. Conrad is now tapped to direct an animated movie version of The Jetsons for Warner Bros. Full Bio »

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Are you a screenwriter, producer, director, storyboard artist, animator, voiceover artist or composer interested in making animated films?

Then you need to join us for this exclusive Stage 32 Masters of Craft Webinar taught by Conrad Vernon, screenwriter, voice actor, director and producer of some of the highest grossing animated films of the last 20 years including the Oscar-nominated SHREK 2 and BOSS BABY in addition to SAUSAGE PARTY, THE ADDAMS FAMILY and more! 

Animation is one of the hottest sectors in film, TV and digital content right now. From major film studios to independent production companies to networks, streaming platforms and digital online streaming platforms, animation is red hot.

So, how can you stake your claim in this growing area of entertainment?

By learning from one of the successful and brilliant creative minds working in the animation industry today, 25-year animation film veteran, Conrad Vernon! 

In what is sure to be the most comprehensive animation webinar anywhere in the world, Conrad will peel back the curtain and take you behind the scenes of his most recent film, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, to show you step-by-step how an idea went from script to storyboard to filming to screen. This is a never seen behind the scenes breakdown of Conrad's work process and includes a breakdown of how ALL departments work in bringing an animated project to the masses.

If you work in animation, always wanted to work in animation, or have wondered how the sausage (party) is made, this is the webinar for you!

This webinar is exclusive to Stage 32 members only.

 

Conrad will be sharing and teaching from his private script pages and storyboards. Here are just a few!

 

What You'll Learn

You will learn everything involved in bringing an animated project from script to screen. Conrad will take you through each step methodically and in rich detail. He will show the his actual scene breakdowns from THE ADDAMS FAMILY and show how that movie came to life. At the end of the session, Conrad will answer questions from attendees. (This Q&A session will also be available in the On Demand version.)

Just some of the topics covered:

  • Script 
  • Storyboard
  • Animation
  • Voice Talent 
  • Lighting
  • FX Animation
  • Hair & Clothing Animation
  • Scoring
  • Sound Mix
  • Q&A with Conrad!

About Your Instructor

Conrad Vernon is an American director, writer, storyboard artist and voice over artist best known for his work on the DreamWorks animated film series Shrek as well as other films such as Monsters vs. Aliens, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted and Penguins of Madagascar. He also co-directed the adult animated film Sausage Party and the 2019 release of the animated movie The Addams Family.

Conrad is now tapped to direct an animated movie version of The Jetsons for Warner Bros.

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Reviews Average Rating: 5 out of 5

  • Such a great webinar. Thank you. It was great walking through the animated feature process with a humble pro. But what really stayed with me was the end where Conrad said 'just keep loving what you do'. 'put as much of yourself into it as you can.'

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