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Worldbuilding: The Art of Visual Workflow & VFX Collaboration

Online Class | A two part series covering visual workflow as well as tips to working with vfx and sfx artists. Designed for girls, women, & creatives of color.

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Worldbuilding: The Art of Visual Workflow & VFX Collaboration

Sat, Nov 18 11:00 AM – Sun, Nov 19 11:00 AM PST

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Add to Calendar 2023-11-18 11:00:00 2023-11-19 11:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Worldbuilding: The Art of Visual Workflow & VFX Collaboration

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Unlock the doors to the world of visual storytelling and higher-level effects in this two-part series, led by the award-winning filmmaker Malakai. This open and accessible course guides you in dissecting your film for advanced visual elements, often a closed door to young women and creators of color.  Worldbuilding should not be gatekept.

Part I: Pre-Visualization (Pre-vis) Techniques for Filmmakers

  • In this course, you will learn to dissect your script for high-level visual effects, embrace pre-visualization tools, and nurture your unique visual storytelling voice. Malakai's expert guidance will help you establish your creative flow while celebrating personal style and vision while giving tools for breaking down a script, prepping shots, storyboarding and pre-vis tools that are accessible to the public.

Part II: The Art of Combining Visual Elements: A Masterclass in Integration

  • Dive deeper into the craft of seamlessly integrating various visual elements, from live-action to VFX and practical effects. Unearth the techniques for crafting compelling, lifelike compositions in film and media. Explore and gain tips for hands-on exercises to unravel the secrets of industry-standard compositing and collaborating with VFX teams.

    Discover affordable tools for bringing your creative visions to life and breaking into the world of high-level visual storytelling.


  • Young women and creators of color


  • Online Class


  • 2 Hours/Day


  • Saturay 11/18 -  Sunday 11/19


  • 11 am - 1 pm (Pacific Time)

About Malakai:

Malakai is a trailblazing and award-winning storyteller with a mission to reshape black diaspora narratives. She draws inspiration from her desert origins and Afro-futurism, working with major platforms like HBO, CBS, BET and Netflix. Her captivating short films challenge conventions at renowned festivals and her organization, Made In Her Image, empowers creators of color. As the driving force behind Made In Her Image (MIHI), she empowers young creators of color, collaborating with industry giants like A24, Disney, and Panavision, impacting thousands of young women and community members since 2018.

The Worldbuilding Master Class is a part of Made In Her Image's #YouDeserveTheWorld Fundraising Campaign. Your purchase of this course directly contributes to our efforts to keep our mission going! Find out more at madeinherimage.org.



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