Animation artist Tess Martin | lecture and class

Date: Monday 03.04. | Meeting AKI Auditorium: 9.45 hrs | Lecture begin: 10.00 hrs

Behind the scenes shot from the production of Ginevra. 


Tess Martin is an independent animator who works with cut-outs, ink, paint, sand or objects. Her most recent award-winning film is ‘The Lost Mariner’, an animated interpretation of an Oliver Sacks case study, and her short film 'Ginevra', based on a Percy Shelley poem, will be in festivals in 2017. Her films have displayed at galleries and festivals worldwide. In addition to her personal and commissioned work, Tess is also passionate about animation community. She has run and moderated the monthly Manifest Animation Show & Tell events in Rotterdam since October 2014 and she is the director of Haptic Animation Amplifier, a non-profit that helps support & distribute animation from the Pacific Northwest of the USA. She also occasionally writes about the world of independent animation for Cartoon Brew and other sites or publications.

Advanced Filmmaking I 2nd years I Session 4


Lecturer: Nur Özgenalp
31.03.17 Fri 13.00

The fourth meeting will be a 180-degree rule practice workshop. Students will practice both obeying and breaking the rule.

Do not forget to bring your Cutting on Action assignments and 180-degree rule storyboards. Prepare your shooting material, locations, and actors. 

If you still have not handed in your final project proposals as an electronic copy, do so in this class. All the students are responsible for handing in their assignments with electronic copies. If they are missing, they would not be graded.

Narration I 1st years I Session 4


Lecturer: Nur Özgenalp
31.03.17 Fri 10.00

We will study the beginnings and endings of films and explore connections in narrative and narration. 

Do not forget to bring your written Final Project Proposals to the class. 

Advanced Filmmaking I 2nd years I Session 3

Lecturer: Nur Özgenalp
28.03.17 Tue 13.00

In our third meeting, we will firstly watch the Kuleshov effect, POV, and Intellectual Montage assignments and discuss them. Then, we will continue with studying Découpage Classique. Following the introduction to the Découpage Classique, the students will work on their 180-degree rule storyboards. 

In the second half of the session, we will work on Cutting on Action and the students will practice three ways of doing it. Bring material for Cutting on Action workshop (such as a pot, a glass, a ball, etc)! 

If you still have not handed in your final project proposals as an electronic copy, do so in this class. All the students are responsible for handing in their assignments with electronic copies. If they are missing, they would not be graded.