School Holiday Program ACMI Presents

Claymation for Kids

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

In this workshop, they will learn the tricks and techniques of stop-motion animation including how to develop a story, plan shots, create characters from clay and set backgrounds. 

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 enquiries Public.Programs@acmi.net.au

Details

  • 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. 
  • Children will also need a signed and completed participation agreement.
  • 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.
  • Ages 7 to 11.
  • Workshop runs from 10am - 4pm.