Upcoming Activities

Cut/Move/Snap Animation Activity

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May 26 – 28, 2016
Surrey International Children’s Festival
Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park

Thrill your students’ minds with the production of their own animated short film sequence using cut-out materials. Students won’t want to leave!

  • Thursday 26 + Friday 27,  9:00am to 2:30pm
  • Saturday 28, 10:30am to 7:30pm

 

Previous activities

CUT+COPY+PASTE

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March 5 and 6, 2016
10am – 5pm
Vancouver Art Gallery

Explore the groundbreaking exhibition MashUp through a diverse range of performances and hands-on activities. Then chill out in the Family Film Lounge to see a wonderful selection of short films programmed by R2R around the theme of cut+copy+paste. Details here.

*FREE for Gallery Members and for children age 12 & under when accompanied by an adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Regular adult admission rates apply.

 

Cut/Move/Snap Animation Activity

May 21 – 23, 2015
Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park

During the Cut/Move/Snap Animation Activity at the 2015 Surrey Children’s Festival children got to make their own animated short film sequence using cut-out materials.

 

Pajama Party + Breakfast

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April 11, 2015
10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Vancity Theatre

Families enjoyed yummy breakfast snacks during the 2015 R2R Festival. After breakfast everyone got to watch the Family Shorts program and experiment at our Animation Stations.

 

Animate it!

September 27, 2014
Vancouver Public Library – Mount Pleasant Branch

Participants brought their stories to life by storyboarding their ideas, creating characters, building sets, and experimenting with animation tools.

 

Your Kontinent Festival

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July 20, 2014
7:00-9:00 pm
Richmond

A free animation workshop was offered during Theatre Under the Sky.

 

Cut/Move/Snap Animation Activity

May 22 – 24, 2014
Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park

During the Cut/Move/Snap Animation Activity at the 2014 Surrey Children’s Festival children got to make their own animated short film sequence using cut-out materials.

 

iPad Animation Workshop

Richmond Media Lab, Richmond Community Centre

During this workshop, participants explored iPad photography and video editing techniques, as well as a few essential skills that form the basic craft of animated films. Participants created unique animated shorts inspired by the theme of “Book.” Developed in partnership with Cinevolution Media Arts Society, R2R, and the Richmond Public Library.

 

Cut/move/snap animation activity

May 23 – 25, 2013
Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park

Check out the amazing animation created by kids during the 2013 Surrey Children’s Festival, May 23-25 at the Surrey Arts Centre.

Here are the films made on Thursday:

Here are the films made on Friday:

Here are the films made on Saturday:

Thanks to Modo Car Sharing for getting us there!

Animation with Charlotte Blacker

February 3, 2013
Richmond Cultural Centre

Renowned British animator Charlotte Blacker  worked with students to bring creatures and characters to life. View the animations here.

Co-presented by:

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Get Animated! 2012 – The NFB’s annual cross-Canada animation celebration

October 27, 2012

Get Animated! marks International Animation Day. This year we had an amazing selection of films: from boldly experimental to flat-out funny, plus workshops on how to make your own animated films—all absolutely free. Get Animated! was presented by the National Film Board of Canada in collaboration with the Vancouver Short Film FestivalThe Reach GalleryCinevolutionNew Westminster Public Library, and the R2R Film Festival.  Thanks to Modo Car Sharing for getting us to all these venues!

View the films created by young animators here.

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 Animation workshop

July 2012
Richmond Arts Centre

In partnership with Cinevolution and the Richmond Arts Centre, R2R offered an animation workshop. Completed films from the workshops were shown at the 2012 Your Kontinent: Richmond International Film & Media Arts Festival.