January 22 – February 2, 2024
Led by Toon Boom’s Senior Solutions Specialist this course focuses on assessing production needs and constructing standard rigs using Harmony Premium’s nodal system. Ideal for artists new to rigging, participants will master deformers, masks, and optimized drawing tools, building essential skills for studio productions.
This course is intended for professional artists with a proven track record and production credits who are new to rigging in Harmony but have a knowledge of rigging in other digital animation tools and want to learn the fundamentals of constructing character rigs for studio productions.
The course will be taught as 10 x 3.5 hour sessions over a two week period.
These courses are designed for individuals in or aspiring to join the animation industry, offering technical knowledge essential for excelling in the field. The courses are not open to students or individuals in full time education.
Deadline for Introduction to Rigging: December 8, 2023. Successful applicants notified by December 15, 2023
Apply via the online form here
This training initiative is supported by the ScreenSkills Animation Skills Fund, with contributions from UK animation productions.
Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your animation prowess! All training materials and software licenses will be provided although you are required to provide your own computer suitable for running Harmony, a good internet connection and ideally a graphics tablet or display. Apply now and step into a future filled with endless animation possibilities.
These courses are provided at no charge to the trainee and have been funded by the ScreenSkills Animation Skills fund with contributions from UK animation productions. The courses would normally cost £800 to attend, so please be sure you can commit the time to attend the courses in full, otherwise ScreenSkills may request reimbursement.
As part of ScreenSkills commitment to making the animation industry a good sector to work in, we ask successful applicants to complete three e-learning modules designed to give everyone in the screen industries (film, television, animation, visual effects and games) tools to help create a better, more welcoming and inclusive place to work.
The modules are designed to be useful to all, regardless of job role, career stage or position.
We urge everyone to complete the series as part of a collective industry effort to make a difference in the areas they address – addressing unconscious bias, tackling harassment and bullying at work and developing mental health awareness.
Information about these modules are here