Short Films: Tell Stories with Stop Motion Premium class

PES, Academy Award-Nominated Filmmaker

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9 Videos (1h 20m)
    • Trailer

      1:37
    • Introduction

      2:46
    • Inspiration

      9:48
    • Storytelling and Humor

      10:32
    • Communicating with Your Audience

      6:13
    • Animation Technique and Philosophy

      14:58
    • Sketching Your Ideas

      10:54
    • Starting Your Animation

      8:40
    • Editing Your Animation

      14:03

About This Class

Learn to craft a witty and surprising 1-second film. In this one-hour class, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker PES walks through his creative process for developing concepts, crafting narratives, capturing film, and editing a final stop-motion piece. This whimsical class is perfect for artists, filmmakers, storytellers, and marketers all looking to quickly engage and delight audiences.

 

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great course!! thank you PES!!
Daniel Moreno

Architect

Very good class to understand the process of creativity and some technics to make nice shots.
I'm a huge PES fan, thank you for the class. I hope you can give a few more classes in the future going over a much more detailed thought and post production process.

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PES

Academy Award-Nominated Filmmaker

PES is an American director and stop-motion animator of numerous short films and commercials. In 2013, his short film Fresh Guacamole was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. It is the shortest film ever nominated for an Oscar.

Receiving a B.A. in English Literature at the University of Virginia, PES migrated to film as a storytelling medium. His use of everyday objects and stop-motion animation to create original material is instantly recognizable. His work has been recognized in the United States and internationally, especially the short films Roof SexKaBoom!Game OverWestern Spaghetti, and Fresh Guacamole. He is currently in development on his first feature film, a movie based on the Garbage Pail Kids franchise.