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THE PROJECT
In our program you will follow the Pixar process to create your own storyreel, a rough draft of an animated film using drawings edited together in a sequence. Watch this video for more details.
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Fall session: Oct 3rd - Dec 2nd, 2022
Each week, you will work toward a final storyreel with a deliverable that mimics Pixar’s process.
Click here for a more detailed outline of each week.
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8/9
CONCEPT
ACT 1
CHARACTER
ACT 2
ART
ACT 3
OUTLINE
EDITING

Week 1: Brainstorm 3 "What if..." ideas

Week 2: Create a character profile

Week 3: Sketch your character & world

Week 4: Outline your story using the Story Spine

Week 5: Flesh out Act 1

Week 6: Flesh out Act 1 & 2

Week 7: Flesh out Act 1, 2 & 3

Week 8: Edit and Pace your storyreel

Week 9: Make revisions/Buffer week

  • Our program is asynchronous to fit any schedule
  • You can participate individually or in teams. (50% of our users work in teams)
  • The fee is $25 for youth (ages 13-18)
  • The fee is $250 for adults (18+) Sponsorships available
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REGISTRATION FEE & INFORMATION
  • Drawing materials: Many users use nothing but a pencil and paper to create their
    stories. We also provide free drawing software suggestions.
  • Video editing: To create a storyreel, you will need to use a simple video editor such as iMovie (we suggest many free resources)
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REQUIRED MATERIALS
FAQs

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WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING
Every week follows the same pattern:
Livestream, Self-paced work, Upload, Feedback.
(we recommend you block out at least 4-5 hours per week to succeed in this program)
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday
Livestream @ 5pm PST
Submit work in progress
Self-paced work
Submit work in progress
Self-paced work 
Submit work in progress
Self-paced work
Give/Receive Feedback
  • Monday: 1-hour YouTube livestream with Pixar storytellers, 5pm PT/8pm ET (we post recordings)
  • Tuesday - Thursday: Work independently supported by the weekly content & community
  • Friday - Sunday: Upload your work in progress to the weekly gallery
  • Next Monday: Give & receive feedback on peers' work in the weekly gallery
What you'll learn in our live sessions:
  • Large groups/Schools - One person per organization registers the desired number of participants. Our team can help you with onboarding, email help@storyxperiential.com for assistance. 
  • Individuals - 50% of participants register and work independently through the program.
  • Small teams - We encourage participants to try working with a team of 2-4 people. You can sign up as a group, or, tell people you’d like to work with to join the program independently and you can form a team within the program.​
  • Enrolled by someone else - Wait for an email notification that you have been registered.
INDIVIDUAL vs. GROUP PARTICIPATION

Our goal for Story Xperiential is to foster an educational platform that actively remains a safe space for all users to bring their authentic voices and engage in learning free of judgment and ridicule, and where all cultural and gender backgrounds, learning differences and ability levels are welcomed and celebrated for their uniqueness and potential to inspire all of us. We do not condone story content that promotes violence or hate.

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Questions? Contact us at 
help@storyxperiential.com