Short videos will offer tips from experienced professionals on topics such as photography, screenplay writing, and 2D and 3D animation on FUNN’s social media platforms.
FUNN – Sharjah Media Arts For Youth and Children has released a series of video workshops on a variety of topics for young media enthusiasts. The workshops consist of short videos on topics such as photography, animation techniques, creating 3D models and tips on writing screenplays, offered on FUNN’s social media channels.
The first in the series, presented by well-known photographer Khaled Al Shehhi, features mobile photography. This will be followed by videos on other aspects of photography presented by experienced professionals from the UAE as well as GCC countries.
The animation workshop will see Jameela Ahmed teaching animation techniques including basic 2D animation such as creating a background as well as how to create objects and animate them. This is the first in a series that will cover different aspects of animation in upcoming videos.
The video workshop on cinema will teach students to turn a basic storyline into a screenplay and will be presented by Emirati actor and screenplay writer Abdulla Al Hemairi.
In the video workshop on 3D animation, 3D generalist Thomas Kutschera, who is a part of the team at Pixomondo which designed the special effects and dragons for the hugely popular television series Game of Thrones, will teach students how to turn a flat image into a 3D model.
Video workshops on other topics will be added at a later stage. Future live workshops are also being planned by FUNN to benefit young media arts enthusiasts not only in the UAE but around the world.