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Direct Before You Shoot: Visual Planning on line Master Class

Direct Before You Shoot:  Storyboarding for Film and Television Live webinar with David Russell   -   April 24-25, 2010

Learn how to design powerful and dynamic film imagery that connects with its intended audiences, utilizing techniques painstakingly developed by cinematic masters. This two-day on-line Master Class is an expert analysis of visual planning and directing through the process of storyboarding.  It is designed for professionals and students in the areas of film and animation directing, storyboarding, pre-visualization and editing. It offers a practical set of techniques that can strengthen each filmmaker’s storytelling ability. 

The lecturer, David Russell, is an authority on the subject of visual storytelling.  In close collaboration with celebrated directors including George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Tim Burton and Peter Weir, he has created key sequences for over 100 film and television productions, including Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, The Color Purple, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Thin Red Line, Moulin Rouge, Master and Commander, and the upcoming Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

The Master Class is structured to include exercises, and offers a Certificate of Completion to the participants.   For more details about the event and the lecturer, you may visit our website  

Contact us for special student and group discounts. .

Saturday, April 24, 2010 - 11:15pm to Sunday, April 25, 2010 - 11:15pm