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Course Description

Computer Graphics Technology - CGT 168

Storyboarding (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course provides the student a working knowledge of storyboarding. It integrates creative expressions, emotional impressions and production processes into a cohesive conclusion. It provides the student an opportunity to expand a creative understanding of audio, cinematography, lighting and staging. Storyboarding is a basic need for the student pursuing careers in multimedia, interactive and performance arts.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • CGT 109 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
  • CGT 123 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
  • CGT 125 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
  • CGT 127 with a minimum grade of 2.0.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of basic pre-production and production skills.
  • Integrate creative and technically superior media into a linear and nonlinear production method.
  • Provide clearly defined pre-production tasks required for the development of all media.
  • Analyze the emotional needs and basic technical requirements of set lighting and pre-production requirements.
  • Demonstrate pre-production storyboarding skills relating to camera movement and placement plus shot list development.
  • Establish the pre-production blocking using the storyboard process.
  • Determine the best use of audio based on the psychological implications of its use and Foley techniques.
  • Implement the transfer of storyboard frames into an animatic.
  • Integrate the dynamic qualities of lighting, film production, theater and audio into a clearly defined story.
  • Coordinate the pre--production requirements required to integrate - emotional, informational and instructional cross-disciplinary media.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2018; COMPUTER GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2018

 168149311Storyboarding 3Mehall M$42.0016/22/0OpenW  02:00 PM-04:52 PM JC110

Winter; 2019; COMPUTER GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/14/2019

 168119335Storyboarding 3Mehall M$42.0024/24/0OpenW  09:00 AM-11:52 AM JC110