Filmmaking Basics/Animatic/Finished assignments

Narrative Film Production:
Course #01: The Basics
Lesson: Creating the animatic
Pages of this Lesson:
Introduction to the animatic
Preparing the storyboards
Creating the film score
Editing the animatic
Creating the sound effects
Compositing the matte painting
Graduation – Completed animatics

Creating the animatic

Preproduction is completed

The animatic is done
This completes this course.
After the animatic?
Now you know the timing for the filming of the scene. Now you can begin production (live action or animation.)

Why an animatic?

The animatic is a proof of concept!
Look at the completed animatic.
Will this movie when filmed be a success? I think you can decide very easily.

Movies (ogg format) of the Animatics

Sir Mok has completed this course (pdf) (February 2008)

Animatic with corrections
Click here to download and view Sir Mok's animatic with instructor's corrections.
(New update: March 3, 2008; 1.8MB, 1 minute 13 seconds, stereo, 320x240 letterboxed with subtitles) - (Media:Mok_Animatic_Corrections.ogg)

Original animatic
Click here to see the original movie submitted by Sir Mok. Media:Mok_Animatic.ogg

The text means "Star Wars", and it’s pronounced “Harb El Nojoom” in Arabic language. And in Egyptian accent, it is pronounced as “Harb El Nogoom”, the “G” as in “Game”. 30 points


You have completed this course.

Contact your instructor

Your instructor for this filmmaking class is Robert Elliott. You can email me by clicking here.