Archive of free workshops
- Bagels and Bannock Animation Brunch (Vancity Theatre) – April 2012
- Cut-out animation (Vancity Theatre) – March 2012
- Cut-out animation workshops at the Haida Gwaii Film Festival 2012 & 2013
- Get Animated! (Various locations) – October/November 2011
- Cat & mouse (Your Kontinent/Richmond) – July 2011
- Lightening doodle animation (Media Lab) – May 2011
- Object & clay animation (Vancity Theatre) – April 2011
Most recent workshop
This short animation is inspired by two scenes from the film Clash of the Titans, which screened at The Cinematheque, March 15, 2015.
Animate it! at the Mount Pleasant Branch of the Vancouver Public Library, 2014
Animate it! at the New Westminster Public Library, November 7, 2013
Films created at the Your Kontinent Film Festival
Workshop with British animator Charlotte Blacker at the Richmond Media Lab, February 3, 2013.
Help! There’s a Human in Town!!
Get Animated! 2012
Get Animated! marks International Animation Day with an amazing selection of films: from boldly experimental to flat-out funny, there’s something for everyone. Add workshops that show you how to make your own animated films, and you’ve got a truly irresistible series of events—all absolutely free.
View the films that were created on October 27. The first video in this playlist has all the films created at The Reach Gallery (Abbotsford); the second and third videos were created at the Vancouver Short Film Festival (Vancouver).
View the films created on November 4 at the Media Lab in Richmond:
View videos made on November 8 at the New Westminster Public Library:
Bagels and Bannock Animation Brunch
Archive of free workshops
Cut-out animation at the Richmond International Film & Media Arts Festival, July 2012
View films were created during Your Kontinent: Richmond International Film & Media Arts Festival here:
Cutout animation at the Vancity Theatre
Free animation workshops were offered as part of our Films for All Ages screening at the Vancity Theatre on March 4. Participants created their own films and we’ve added music and sound effects.
Get Animated! 2011
Animation workshops took place at the Carnegie Library (Vancouver) on October 22, The Media Lab (Richmond) on October 23, and the W2 Cafe on November 5. View the animation created at these events below. All sound effects downloaded from freesound.
Get Animated! workshops and screenings were brought to you by the National Film Board of Canada in collaboration with Vancouver Public Library, Emily Carr University, W2 Community Media Arts, Cinevolution, City of Richmond and the Media Lab.
Object & clay animation at the Vancity Theatre, April 9 & 10, 2011
Kids had the opportunity to make their own animations, under the guidance of local animator Scott Kiborn. Offered in partnership with the National Film Board.
Lightening Doodle animation at the Media Lab in Richmond, May 7, 2011
Youth created their own animations, under the guidance of award-winning filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns. Offered in partnership with the City of Richmond and the Cinevolution Media Society.
Cat and Mouse cut-out animation at the Richmond International Film & Media Arts Festival, July 2011
This film was created, under the guidance of animator Erin Ross, during Your Kontinent: Richmond International Film & Media Arts Festival.
View the animation created during these free events: