ALL OUR COURSES ARE HELD IN ITALIAN.

IT IS THEREFORE NECESSARY TO HAVE GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF THE ITALIAN LANGUACE
(WRITTEN AND ORAL, AT LEAST B2 LEVEL)

DIRECTING AND SCREENWRITING

Our course in Directing and Screenwriting offers the theoretical and practical tools needed to approach and understand the art of cinema.

The course is for anyone who wants to learn all about the arts and techniques involved in directing and screenwriting for film and television. The study of the role of director – either from a creative or just a technical point of view -, the evolution of the role over the years, and the basic principles of writing a movie script.

The goal of the course is to provide students with some basic knowledge that will help them take their first steps in the world of cinematography: writing a short script, producing a storyboard and planning the workflow.
Steps that are fundamental if they want to turn their passion into something substantial and truly test their skills.

Course in Advanced Directing for Animation and VFX

Rainbow Academy is the perfect place for an advanced module in directing and screenwriting focused on animation and vfx. The school is located inside one of the largest Italian 3D Animation Studios, and this gives our students the opportunity to experience first-hand what it means to work in this specific field.

The aim of the course is to teach the students the different techniques necessary to deal with animation scenes. However, it also wants to prepare them to be able to manage and solve problems linked to the production of scenes that make ample use of CGI or VFX.

The purpose of the entire educational path is to provide our students with the possibility of practising with the available tools, mixing technology and creativity.

To enrol for the Advanced module it is necessary to have a basic knowledge of directing and screenwriting.

PRE-REQUIREMENTS

A passion for Cinema

START OF COURSE

Start date: November 2021

Enrol now
ONLINE

CERTIFICATION ISSUED

Rainbow Academy’s Certificate of Attendance

DIDACTIC
PROGRAMME

COURSE IN DIRECTING AND SCREENWRITING

Directing and the role of the film director
Basics of film grammar and syntax
Camera shots and angles
Focal length and camera lenses
Elements of image composition
Eyelines and line of action
Continuity editing: shot/reverse shot
Cheating shot
Time continuity and the passage of time
Static camera shots, camera movement and sequence shots
The script: rules, devices and models
Decoupage and storyboard
How to plan the workflow from script to production
Preparation of a script, of a storyboard and of a work plan

Duration:  2 months | 42 hours
Cost:  € 1.150 including VAT

COURSE IN ADVANCED DIRECTING
FOR ANIMATION AND VFX

Directing animation movies: different techniques and styles
Monography for authors
Prosthetic, animatronic and digital effects
The boom of a science that features digital intervention, virtual sets and an abundant use of green screen
Preparation of a script, storyboard and work plan related to the world of Animation and VFX

Duration:  2 months | 30 hours
Cost:  € 1.150 including VAT

COURSE RECAP


CALENDAR:
  Wednesday and Friday
h 3:00pm – 6:00 pm

ATTENDANCE MODALITY: online

COST:
Course in Directing and Screenwriting
€ 1.150 (including legal fees)
Course in Advanced Directing for Animation and VFX
€ 1.150 (including legal fees)

Former students of our Academy are eligible for a discount

TEACHER

Paolo Gaudio is a director, screenwriter and animator who has worked for many years with animation techniques such as stop motion, cut out animation and computer graphics. Reveries of a Solitary Walker is the title of his first full-length film, the winner of 14 international awards. In 2018, his LOONEY FOODZ won the Nastro d’Argento (Silver Ribbon) for best animated short film. He collaborates with Rainbow Academy and with the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Rome helping to form new professionals.
In 2014, he joined the editorial staff of InGenereCinema.com as editor-in-chief, and in 2019, he directed the programme “Il Giro dell’Horror”, a docu-series dedicated to Italian horror cinema, produced by InGenereCinema.com together with Space Off.