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Summer Camp: Stop Motion Animation for a Cause (8+)

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128 Main Street

Biddeford, ME 04005

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Work with instructor Erinn Conn to create a public service announcement for your favorite charity using Stop Action Animation. Choose the Humane Society, the Ever After Mustang Rescue, a Food Pantry, or your own charity or cause personal to you.

Check out this video for an example of what can be done with stop action animation for good. https://www.thelikeminded.co.uk/portfolio/stopmotion/

Stop Motion Animation is a popular hands-on approach to a making public service announcements, commercials, storytelling. Stop Motion Animator could be a field of study and a career! Students will storyboard, create movie sets, design characters, direct and edit their animations over the course of three weeks. Students will leave this camp with their own animated short shared on Engine's Vimeo Channel that they can add to their own portfolio.

FULL COST: $225 per full week

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: August 4 by end of day

SLIDING SCALE is also available. All of our youth programs operate on a flexible fee policy called a Sliding Scale so any child can participate. Here's how to use it:

  • Consult the guidelines here to determine what to pay.
  • Use the appropriate PROMO CODE from the bottom of the chart based on your household size/income.
  • Select TICKETS on our Eventbrite page.
  • You'll see an ENTER PROMOTIONAL CODE in the upper right hand corner after you click TICKETS.
  • Enter the appropriate PROMO CODE, for example, 75PERCENT.
  • Select the session(s) you want your youngster to attend
  • Your discount will be reflected immediately.

If you have any trouble with registration, please contact us at 207-370-9130.

OTHER FINANCIAL DISCOUNTS. If the sliding scale still doesn't fit your financial situation, please contact Engine. We'll try our best to make it work for you.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Please be sure to read our Payment & Cancellation Policy here.

INSTRUCTOR: Matt Tanzi, a practicing animator and art educator. Though he began his career as a painter and illustrator, Matt (eventually) found that film and animation are the best ways to bring the ideas in his head to life. Matt earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Montserrat College of Art in 2012 and recently earned his Master of Fine Arts degree at Maine College of Art. Throughout his academic career, he has put special attention into the study of humor, satire, education, and how they all correlate. His hobbies include working. Visit his website.

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