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The school

Created in 1995 after the transformation of the MICROBERT Study Center, ECIB puts at the service of the students a total of 1200 m2 of facilities equipped with professional equipment: filming platforms, digital sound studio, film and HD cameras, equipped classrooms with mounting work stations and VFX. All this allows to train students in the learning of the cinematographic techniques necessary to develop their creativity and discover their look as filmmakers.

ECIB is the only institution in Catalonia that teaches courses and masters in all cinematographic disciplines: fiction, documentary and animation.banner

ECIB has been training students in the various trades of the film profession for more than 20 years: film and photography directors, art directors, camera operators, editors, sound technicians, scriptwriters, documentary filmmakers, film critics and animators in all their disciplines. Many of them today occupying relevant roles within the Film and TV industry.banner

Since January 2015, ECIB incorporates into its training offer all the experience, methodology and curricular design of 9ZEROS (Escola d'Animació de Catalunya), becoming, in this way, one of the only institutions in Europe that combines all cinematographic disciplines in your curriculum; with courses and masters in cinematographic direction, sound, photography, documentary film, as well as in 2D animation, CG Animation and stop-motion.banner

Facilities

ECIB is distributed in three spaces located on Girona street in Barcelona, ​​at numbers 51, 52 and 54, in the neighborhood of Barcelona's 'L'Eixample'. The 1200 m2 of facilities and technical equipment reinforce the training of students in their specialties: direction, photography, script, montage-VFX, documentary film, animation and interpretation.banner

Technical material

The 1200 m2 of facilities and technical equipment reinforce the training of students in their specialties: direction, photography, script, editing, VFX, documentary film, animation and interpretation.

Cameras

ECIB owns the following camera equipment:

1 RED Scarlet-W, a digital cinema camera that incorporates the recent DRAGON sensor and which, according to the manufacturer, is the perfect storm. With the latest sensor developed by RED and with a native resolution of 5K, this camera shines for its versatility. You can record in R3D, ProRes and DNxHD (the Epic only records in R3D). It also allows loading 3D LUT files that facilitate the preview on camera of any look created and desired. With WiFi antenna and integrated camera micro, this small wonder of technology can record up to 300fps at 2K (2: 40: 1) // 150fps at 4K (2: 40: 1) // 60fps at 5K (2: 40: 1). However, speed is not its greatest virtue; The great potential of this model lies in the possibility of being able to easily exchange the turret and thus be able to move from EOS mounts (Canon) to PL (Arri-cine 54mm). This fact allows versatilizar the camera during the course of the year, facilitating in addition the daily classes and elevating his provision in the final projects faced to the projection in rooms. And if that were not enough, its modular system makes it compatible with all the latest generation RED accessories (DSMC2), thus allowing the complete coupling with its older sister, the WEAPON and her little sister, the RAVEN.

The camera comes equipped with the following accessories: Mounting plate (15mm), Red Brick batteries, matte box, Mini-mag red station, 2 120GB Mini-network, PL mount DSMC TI PL MOUNT (CAPTIVE), 19mm release DSMC MOUNTING PLATE and Follow focus.

In addition to the Scarlet-W NETWORK, ECIB also owns BlackMagic Cinema production 4K cameras, BlackMagic Pocket 2k , DSLR-HD Canon 7D, 5D and 600D, Panasonic P2, ARRI SLR 16mm and SONY Z-1 with tripods lenses and accessories .banner

Meetings with professionals

The ECIB look extends beyond our walls. We believe that the exchange of ideas, philosophy and ways of working with film professionals enriches the training of our students.

It shows this eagerness to expand our training programs, ECIB periodically organizes several activities that have the presence of recognized professionals in the film industry. Eventually they organize "Masterclasses", depending on the availability of the professional in question.

Each year, seminars, conferences and masterclasses are taught at ECIB with top-level professionals. Excursions to cultural centers and exhibitions are also organized.banner

Programs taught in:
Spanish
Catalan

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Courses

Escola de Cinema de Barcelona

Rigging is meant by the creation of the skeleton of a 3D model (joints, muscles and bones) needed for the animator can move and position their characters correctly. It is ... [+]

It is understood by Rigging the creation of the skeleton of a 3D model (joints, muscles and bones) needed for the animator can move and position their characters correctly. It is a fundamental for the character or 3D object can act realistically in the animated work before the animation step. The "rigging" is one of the specialties most valuable in the complex process of 3D animation.

To whom it is addressed To all those students, technicians or animation professionals with basic knowledge of Autodesk Maya program who wish to specialize in the office of Rigger through learning the tools necessary for creating a Rig. Course Objective To provide students with the necessary for the creation of rigs that provide optimal usability tools animator. For this, the student must assimilate specific techniques "Rigging" as: facial rigging, creating joints, blendshapes and controls generation tools, IKs and FKS learn the basics of skinning and deformation of expressions. Methodology Completely practical computer work individually and in a small group. Agenda ... [-]
Spain Barcelona
March 2020
Part-time
4 months
Campus
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Escola de Cinema de Barcelona

This is a fundamental course, which covers all processes involved in production of stop motion animation, with special emphasis on the most important and difficult: chara ... [+]

GOALS

This is a fundamental course, which covers all processes involved in production of stop motion animation, with special emphasis on the most important and difficult: character animation.

very complete a course that enables you to gain a solid foundation from which to continue improving as an animator / a, or prepare for postularte in our Master in Stop Motion Animation and Realization.

Methodology

This course offers a lot of technical and artistic information about animation, design and construction of characters and sets, staging, lighting and organization, entering the field of art direction, the cinematography and production.

But most importantly, they are animated exercises that allow you to implement everything I learned. At all times you will be individually addressed and corrected by your teacher, who will guide and help you improve quickly, in the difficult art of giving life to your characters, pose after pose.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
March 2020
Part-time
3 months
Campus
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Diploma

Escola de Cinema de Barcelona

ECIB is the only school in Spain that imparts a specialized Diploma in all three branches of the animation. Celebrating its 15th edition, this three-year Diploma and 180 ... [+]

A Diploma with 16 years of experience

The animation is living a sweet moment in the international arena. In recent years we are witnessing a huge interest in this genre with a significant increase in productions in 3D, 2D and Stopmotion. From the first handmade animations of the century in the Electric Hotel (Second Chomón, 1898) to the current 3D cinema, the art of animation has evolved technically and artistically. Modes of production and creativity have become such that the implementation of traditional and digital techniques in the same work is a reality, as shown in the film breaks Ralph (Ritch Moore, 2012).

ECIB is the only school in Spain that imparts a specialized Diploma in all three branches of the animation.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
October 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
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Escola de Cinema de Barcelona

The Diploma in cinematic sound design aims to provide essential knowledge for creating the soundtrack of a film work, from the preliminary analysis of sound in the script ... [+]

The Diploma in cinematic sound design aims to provide essential knowledge for creating the soundtrack of a film work, from the preliminary analysis of sound in the script to mixtures and final post-production. Means an intensive theoretical and practical approach to the world of sound in cinema through learning essential techniques, methodology and professional teams surrounding the profession sound manager. To consolidate the acquired knowledge, the student is actively involved in short films and documentaries Diplomas filmmaking and animation, and the International Masters in documentary.

To whom it is addressed

A national and international from 17 years with or without experience in media studies students and film lovers who wish to acquire practical training on the role of director of sound in cinema, through its direct participation in short films and documentaries professional format.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Ecib Todo el cine en un solo espacio 2015

entrevistas a estudiantes latinoamericanos en ECIB Escuela de cine de Barcelona