Animate It!

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Showings

Hollywood Theatre Sat, Jan 18, 2014 10:00 AM
WITH PAPER COLLAGE
Enrollment Deadline: January 17

Come join us at the Hollywood and learn the basic principles of stop-motion animation with a focus on paper collage. Participants will work with collage materials including cut paper, patterned paper, photographs and magazines. The final product will be delivered in electronic file to every participant for them to keep, and shared on the Hollywood Theatre Youtube channel and social media platforms.

Hollywood Theatre Sat, Feb 15, 2014 10:00 AM
THE HOLLYWOOD THEATRE TOY CHEST!
Enrollment Deadline: February 14
Dig through the Hollywood Theatre’s toy chest and learn the art of stop motion animation! Participants will work with props and characters from the Hollywood Theatre’s treasure trove of toys. The final product will be delivered in electronic file to every participant for them to keep, and shared on the Hollywood Theatre's Youtube channel and social media platforms.
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Mar 15, 2014 10:00 AM
NATURE!
Enrollment Deadline: March 14
Set nature's gifts in motion! Bring the natural world to life with this organic workshop. Join us at the Hollywood as we animate objects from the natural world such as plants, rocks, leaves, flowers and sticks! Participants will learn the art of stop motion animation while working with natural materials. The final product will be delivered in electronic file to every participant for them to keep, and shared on the Hollywood Theatre's Youtube channel and social media platforms.
Hollywood Theatre Sat, May 17, 2014 10:00 AM
AUDIO STORIES!
Enrollment Deadline: May 16
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Jun 28, 2014 10:00 AM
SQUASH AND STRETCH!
Enrollment Deadline: June 27
Squash and stretch is one of the most important principles of animation set forth by Disney's Nine Old Men. Everything living thing shows movement within its shape as it progresses through an action. Participants of this workshop will learn the fundamentals of this principle through classic animation exercises.
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Jul 26, 2014 10:00 AM
ANTICIPATION!
Enrollment Deadline: July 25
You can't have a pitch without the wind up. You can't shoot an arrow without pulling back the bow string. Come practice planning actions and leading the viewers eye with some fun anticipation exercises.
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Aug 30, 2014 10:00 AM
STAGING
Enrollment Deadline: August 29
LOOK HERE NOW. Learn all about staging, the principle of animation that tells your adoring fans where to look and what's important.
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Oct 25, 2014 10:00 AM
MAKE YOUR OWN MYSTERY
Enrollment Deadline: October 24
MAKE YOUR OWN MYSTERY!
Ever wish you could decide the fate of the babysitter running from the man in the mask or the group of misfits trapped in the haunted house? Well now you can! This workshop will focus on storytelling and special effects techniques inspired by classic horror films.
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Nov 8, 2014 10:00 AM
KUNG FU KIDS Ages 7-10
Enrollment Deadline: November 7
KUNG FU KIDS Ages 7-10
Don’t have years of training in ancient martial arts? Neither do we! But we do know a thing or two about camera tricks and kung fu classics. Take this workshop to further your understanding of animation interacting with live-action, young grasshopper.
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Nov 15, 2014 10:00 AM
KUNG FU KIDS Ages 11-13
Enrollment Deadline: November 14
KUNG FU KIDS Ages 11-13
Don’t have years of training in ancient martial arts? Neither do we! But we do know a thing or two about camera tricks and kung fu classics. Take this workshop to further your understanding of animation interacting with live-action, young grasshopper.
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Dec 6, 2014 10:00 AM
PUPPET EXTRAVAGANZA Ages 7-10
Enrollment Deadline: December 5
PUPPET EXTRAVAGANZA Ages 7-10
What better way to beat the winter weather than to make a puppet friend to warm your heart and subsequently your hands? Inspired by the wonderful world of Jim Henson, this workshop will teach students how to create and animate their very own puppet creature.
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Jan 10, 2015 10:00 AM
PIXELATION ANIMATION Ages 7-10
Enrollment Deadline: January 9
PIXELATION ANIMATION Ages 7-10
Named after mythological creatures known as pixies, Pixelation animates the human body in subtle and magical ways behind the camera. This workshop will build upon classic stop motion techniques by teaching the nuances of the world of animation and using the students as the animation subject. Instructor: Ryan Woodring
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Jan 24, 2015 10:00 AM
CHARCOAL STOP MOTION ANIMATION Ages 11-13
Enrollment Deadline: January 23
CHARCOAL STOP MOTION ANIMATION Ages 11-13
Ring in the New Year with this workshop inspired by the animation style of famed artist William Kentridge. Students will learn how to animate successive charcoal drawings, always on the same sheet of paper, contrary to other more traditional animation techniques. Illustrators and animators alike will expand upon artistic and technical skills during this notable workshop. Instructor: Ryan Woodring
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Feb 21, 2015 10:00 AM
CLAYMATION MORPHING Ages 7-10
Enrollment Deadline: February 20
CLAYMATION MORPHING Ages 7-10
Bring your imagination to life using clay and stop motion animation! Animators will learn how to morph each creation into another spectacular object, while also incorporating the art of foley sound to further illuminate their stories. Instructor: Joshua Winegarner
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Feb 28, 2015 10:00 AM
DIGITAL PAINTING FOR MOVIES Ages 11-13
Enrollment Deadline: February 27
DIGITAL PAINTING FOR MOVIES Ages 11-13
Learn the techniques that allow filmmakers to turn their futuristic cities and archaic ruins into truly expansive environments! Using a combination of photoshop and intuitive drawing tablets, students will learn the magic of digital matte painting. Instructor: Ryan Woodring
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Mar 7, 2015 10:00 AM
SILHOUETTE ANIMATION Ages 7-10
Enrollment Deadline: March 6
SILHOUETTE ANIMATION Ages 7-10
Inspired by shadow play and invented in the early 20th century, this form of animation is a rare craft in our digitally forward 21st century. This workshop will give animators the ability to explore abstract forms of animation as well as more classical narrative structures all while using silhouette animation! Instructor: Joshua Winegarner
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Apr 11, 2015 10:00 AM
NATURE IN STOP MOTION ANIMATION Ages 7-13
Enrollment Deadline: April 10
NATURE IN STOP MOTION ANIMATION Ages 7-13
Inspired by environmental artists such as Andy Goldsworthy and Patrick Dougherty, this workshop will teach students to collaboratively create a large-scale installation made of natural objects. As the installation transforms into fractals and abstract shapes, students will capture the creative process through stop motion animation. At the end of the workshop, students will see their work premier on the big screen at the Portland EcoFilm Festival's showing of the youth-focused film following the workshop, All the Time in the World. This special workshop will also include a Chipotle catered lunch and free admission to the film. Instructor: John Whitten
Hollywood Theatre Sat, Apr 25, 2015 10:00 AM
GIF ANIMATION Ages 7-13
Enrollment Deadline: April 24
GIF ANIMATION Ages 7-13
GIFs are one of the oldest image formats used on the web, and now, decades after the first GIF was created, they are experiencing an explosion of interest and innovation that is pushing them into the terrain of art. Students will use Photoshop to create one of a kind animated GIFs that will have a final look that is as diverse and unique as their own imagination! Instructor: John Whitten
Hollywood Theatre Sat, May 9, 2015 10:00 AM
CUTOUT ANIMATION Ages 7-13
Enrollment Deadline: May 8
CUTOUT ANIMATION Ages 7-13
Inspired by shadow play and invented in the early 20th century, this form of animation is a rare craft in our digitally forward 21st century. Students will use cutout techniques with paper, plastic and other recycled materials to create multi-layered animations. Instructor: Ryan Woodring
Series
Series:One-Day Workshops
Workshop Info
Length:One day
Age Range:7-11 years old
Food:Snacks included
Promotions
Promos in Effect:Groupon (NO)

Description

Learn how to tell a story through sound and animation during this Animate It! workshop. We will go over the basics of script writing for audio, sound recording and animating to complete our own digital stories based on topics of our choosing.

Equipment, materials and snacks included.

Enrollment Deadline: May 16


ANIMATE IT! is a one day workshop for Portland’s budding animators. Workshops are offered every third Saturday of the month at the Hollywood Theatre for ages 7-11 from 10:00am - 1:00pm and cost $65 for equipment, materials and snacks.

Participants create their own stop-motion shorts, develop skills and realize their creative ideas while using the latest software and equipment. Bring your imagination to life by animating paper, objects, people and more…! The final product will be delivered in electronic file to participants and shared on our social media platforms.

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