School holiday program ACMI Presents

Claymation for Kids

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About Claymation for kids

Sculpt your own character from clay and watch it come to life with the help of designed sets, studio lighting, sound effects and sped-up frames.

Learn the tricks and techniques of stop-motion animation including how to develop a story, plan shots, create characters from clay and set backgrounds.

Aimed at children aged 8 to 11, this one-day workshop has kids creating their very own claymation spectacular.

Used to create films such as The Curse of the Were Rabbit (2005) and Chicken Run (2000), claymation is a fun and popular animation technique involving numerous photographs of clay characters stitched together to form a short story.

For ticket enquiries email Public.Programs@acmi.net.au

Session times

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Parents do not need to attend the workshop - children are fully supervised at all times. Children will need to bring a packed lunch, as this is not provided in the cost of the workshop. In the event of cancellation, ticket holders are notified directly and a full refund is provided. The cost of this workshop includes a USB flash drive containing your finished film. Recommended for children aged 8 to 11. Workshop runs from 10am - 4pm.