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Previs Shot Creator/Animator
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Previs Shot Creator/Animator

• Emerging Level
Skills: Animation

Summary

A Previs Shot Creator/Animator pieces together elements, sets them in motion, and “films” them with virtual cameras to create cinematic sequences that represent the creative blueprint.

Category Animation 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Nearly any aspect of a shot can be tweaked instantaneously to improve the composition or the timing of the action. Working with the previs supervisor, previs shot creators produce previs shots and sequences that help to support the director's vision via appropriate use of camera movement, lenses, composition, staging, lighting, and editing.

Project based work. Must be local to Atlanta or willing to relocate with short notice, no relocation assistance provided.

Responsibilities:
  • Create sequences of shots from storyboards and/or script pages to enhance story
  • Possess a strong sense of composition, color, and animation timing.
  • Establish character blocking, camera positioning and animate camera movement.
  • Create realistic and compelling character animation following the 12 principles of animation.
  • Animate creatures, props, and vehicles.
  • Understand cinematic language, camera terminology and have the ability to use motion blur, depth of field and other effects, to create realism.
  • Clean up and accentuate mocap animation.
  • Possess an artistic eye for detail and understand the technical specifications for each project.
  • Maintain high consistent standard of quality and speed.
  • Understand shot continuity of sequence to help guide shot creation.
  • Work well on a team and successfully take direction from a supervisor.
  • Adapt quickly and accept change – often have to toss out ideas and start fresh.
  • Work well on a team and successfully take direction from a supervisor.
  • Adapt quickly and accept change – often have to toss out ideas and start fresh.
Essential Skills:
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Autodesk Motion Builder (a plus)
  • PFTrack (a plus)
Requirements:
  • To be considered: include your resume, demo reel/ portfolio link (and password, if needed), and demo reel breakdown (or, alternatively, a written detailed breakdown/contribution) with your application.
  • Your demo reel and breakdown should include both character and camera layout/animation to be considered. Here is a guide to help understand what TTF is looking for in a demo reel.
  • Previs Shot Creators are part of TTF’s very agile creative teams, sometimes working at various production locations for our major studio clients. Willingness to travel is a plus. This is a great chance to work on-site with some of the biggest names in the industry!

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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