The Animation Masterclass - Newcastle Library

Friday 13 November 2020
9:45am - 12:30pm
2 hours 45 minutes

FREE VIRTUAL OR IN PERSON EVENT FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE!

An easy ‘How To’ Package, conducted by The School of Creative Industries Lecturer, Jack McGrath, will be sent to virtually registered schools to take part in this unique event from their classroom, with only a lucky few joining us at The Newcastle Library.

A must for aspiring animators and creatives… Newcastle Libraries presents ‘The Animation Masterclass’, a free event for High School’s. Students get the opportunity to create their own stop motion animation and have the chance to win a Wacom Pro tablet (valued at $550) for their school!

As part of Festival X and Newcastle International Animation Festival, step away from the computer and have fun as the actor in your own animation.

With ‘The Amazing Race’ as your creative brief, you’ll have the creative freedom to go wild. Schools will compete to create the most exciting animation as judged by a panel of industry experts.

Be inspired and learn the tricks of the trade from University of Newcastle’s Lecturer and animation expert, Jack McGrath as you learn the value of time and space in animation.

Gain tips and tricks from University student, Daniel Cooper who has used his knowledge gained to work on animations for Wolf Mother and The Living End.

Use the latest software to create incredible animations right from your iPhone or iPad and use your new skills to help you experiment and make your own animations from home.

Cost: Free

Ages: High School Students

Bookings essential.

In-Person Workshop details:
Teachers please register on behalf of students.
Jack McGrath facilitating the masterclass
9:45am – 12:30pm
Friday the 13th November, 2020
Newcastle Library, Laman Street, Newcastle NSW 2300

Register here

Virtual Workshop details:
Teachers please register on behalf of students.
Registration closes 30th October, 2020
A virtual package will be sent to you by Monday 2nd November
Student animation submissions by COB 13th November 2020

Register here

Dates

No additional fees apply to this event.

Prices

  • In-Person FREE
  • Virtual FREE

Venue

Newcastle Library
15 Laman Street
Newcastle
2300