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The Film Graphics Workshop – Belfast Design Mill

Date Posted: December 5, 2018

Wednesday 23rd & Thursday 24th January 2019, 9.30am to 4.30pm at the Belfast Design Mill Innovation Factory, Belfast

Cost – £399.

This 2-day workshop is a comprehensive look at the world of graphic design in Film and television.

This course is delivered by Graphic Artist Maria Brady (Mrs Wilson, Krypton, Lost City of Z) and will take you through the very basics of the NI film industry, followed by an in-depth look at the function of the Art Department. Over the two days we will cover the process of creating a graphic from script to screen, ideal for those with a background in graphic design, or working knowledge of an art department.

What you’ll learn

  • The Responsibilities of the Graphic Designer
  • How Designing for Film differs
  • How to Breakdown a Script
  • Understanding Clearances
  • Creating a Clearance Report
  • The Importance of Research
  • Scheduling
  • The Design Process
  • Period vs. Contemporary Design
  • Aging Techniques
  • Graphics On Set
  • General attitude and qualities required
  • Getting into Graphics
  • Portfolio Chat
  • The Workshop Practical

Who is this for?

For those with a design background or strong interest in designing for film. For students who have completed the Intro to Art Dept course and are interested in expanding their knowledge.

Where is it?

The course is held in the Belfast Design Mill Innovation Factory, Belfast.  There is plenty of free parking and a cafe onsite (not available on weekend workshops). There are kitchen facilities and breakout spaces for the 30min lunch. Tea and coffee are provided.

Applicants may be eligible for a Skills Bursary from Northern Ireland Screen

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