Announcing TAIS Fall 2018 Workshops/Courses

TAIS STUDIO SKILLS


Beginning in September through December 2018, TAIS is offering 3-8 week animation skills development courses and 1-3 day focused animation workshops. With three (3) intensive courses, six (6) different skills development workshops, and two (2) intermediate Masterclasses, there’s something for everyone – from no-experience beginners to those with years of experience in animation production.

QUESTIONS?

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Sign-up form is available below.

Important details

  • Instructors for each workshop or course will be announced a minimum of 4 weeks in advance of start-date, but TAIS reserves the right to change instructors assigned to each class as needed. Registrants will be notified as soon as possible of any changes
  • Class sizes are small to ensure that all participants have opportunities to ask questions and get personal feedback.
  • All Non-member fees for Workshops and Courses come with a one-year TAIS Supporting Membership included. This new membership can be used toward Member discounts for subsequent registrations. This offer does not apply to Masterclass or Subsidized registrations.
  • TAIS offers a reduced pricing option – 3 subsidized registrations spots are available for each course.  Subsidies are available on a first-come, first-served basis, where the request meets basic requirements. To qualify for the subsidy, please fill out the application form, available HERE
  • For all registrants, payment MUST be made within 14 days of registration. If payment is not delivered in time, your spot may be given to another registrant
  • Payment MUST be made in full, IN ADVANCE of the start date of the workshop or course
  • Payment can be made by Paypal or EMT (send to tais.animation@gmail.com), or via Cash or Cheque (made out to Toronto Animated Image Society).
  • There is a MINIMUM ENROLMENT for all workshops and courses. If the minimum is not met, the class may be cancelled. In the event of cancellation, all registrations will be refunded in full.
  • TAIS reserves the right to alter the class content, instructors, dates and hours for the class, as needed, as the curriculum is developed. Full refunds are available if changes to the dates or hours of the class are prohibitive for the registrant. Registrants will be notified as soon as possible of any changes to the class and/or schedule.
  • NO REFUNDS are available for modifications to class instructors or curriculum.
  • NO REFUNDS are permitted in the event of  cancellation by the registrant, including failure to attend.

 


FOR A FULL DESCRIPTION CLICK THE WORKSHOP/COURSE TITLE

INSTRUCTORS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AS THEY ARE CONFIRMED / WITHIN 4 WEEKS OF START DATE



#1 COURSE

Character Design for Stop Motion Puppets

CANCELLED

Creative skills development
Beginner and Intermediate

INSTRUCTOR Isaac King

September 25, October 2, 9, 2018
6:30pm – 9:30pm
3 sessions

Non-member $160 / TAIS Member $125 / Subsidized $60


#2 COURSE

Animation Software – Intro to Maya

Technical skills development
Beginner

INSTRUCTOR Kathryn Wehrle

October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 2018
6:30pm – 9:30pm
4 sessions

Non-member $180 / TAIS Member $150 / Subsidized $80


#3 COURSE

Puppet Design & Fabrication for Stop Motion

Technical skills development
Beginner

INSTRUCTOR Molly Grundy

October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 2018
6:30pm – 9:30pm
8 sessions

Non-member $380 / TAIS Member $320 / Subsidized $200 *Wait List Only


#1 WORKSHOP

Background Design for Animation

Creative skills development
Beginner

INSTRUCTOR Caitlin Russell

October 13, 2018
10:00am – 2:00pm

Non-member $80 / TAIS Member $60 / Subsidized $40 *Wait List Only


#2 WORKSHOP

Animation Software Basics: Adobe After Effects

Technical skills development
Beginner

INSTRUCTOR Martha Grant

October 18, 2018
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Non-member $60 / TAIS Member $40 / Subsidized $20


#3 WORKSHOP

Intro to 3D Building and Sculpting with Blender

Technical skills development
Beginner/Intermediate

INSTRUCTOR Cat Bluemke

October 20, 2018
12:00pm – 3:00pm

Non-member $80 / TAIS Member $60 / Subsidized $20


#4 WORKSHOP

Silhouette and Paper Puppet Stop Motion Animation

Creative skills development
Beginner

INSTRUCTOR Lynn Dana Wilton

November 3, 2018
10:00am – 4:00pm

Non-member $100 / TAIS Member $80 / Subsidized $40


#5 WORKSHOP

Animation Software Basics: Dragonframe

Technical skills development
Beginner

INSTRUCTOR Cristal Buemi

November 10, 2018
11:00am – 3:00pm

Non-member $80 / TAIS Member $60 / Subsidized $40


#6 WORKSHOP

Intro to Fusion

Technical skills development
Beginner

INSTRUCTOR Evan DeRushie

November 15, 2018
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Non-member $60 / TAIS Member $40 / Subsidized $20


#1 MASTERCLASS

Masterclass with Peter Millard: Creating a film from anything

Creative skills development
Beginner

INSTRUCTOR Peter Millard

October 27, 2018
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Non-member $25 / TAIS Member $20


#2 MASTERCLASS

Masterclass with Daniel Barrow: Story Development and Construction

Creative skills development
Beginner

INSTRUCTOR Daniel Barrow

November 17, 2018
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Non-member $30, Member $25




 

TAIS Workshops are presented with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Toronto Arts Council.

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