Animation camp will give your child a strong foundation in the principles of storytelling through stop-motion animation, this is the process of taking a series of pictures and stitching them together to create a film. Each day, a new animation framework will be introduced; including green screen manipulation, applying special effects, making your own sound effects and more. The Creator Camp Oscars will be hosted on the last day, where your child will present their favorite film they made over the camp!
On this opening day, students will learn what it takes to create an animated film. Every camper will come up with their own individual idea that they will plan by storyboarding, making sets, and sculpting characters. In the second phase of production, students will make it all come alive by taking hundreds of photos that they will then edit In post-production with sound effects, music, overlays and more.
Day two is all about taking Lego mini-figures on wild adventures! Students will create their own Lego sets and experiment with green screens for the first time, allowing them to put any background they wish in their films. New animation concepts will be introduced including special effects, giving the characters voices, and making title and end screens.
The final day starts off with students creating real-life stop motion movies, learning fun techniques to make it look like they are flying, teleporting, sliding and more. Afterwards, students will choose their favorite film from the past few days to be presented at the Creator Camp Oscars! In preparation, your child will create their own movie trailer and movie poster. When the red carpet is rolled out, the animation, filmmaking and youtuber camps will come together to view each other's masterpieces. Campers will also receive an Oscar award in their own film category and goody bag for their hard work!