Stop Motion Animation – A 6 week course in ANIMATION!

Students will work with white boards, cut paper, clay and digital cameras to create their own movies! All materials provided!
Youth ages 8-14 / 3:30-5pm / October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8
$135 Tuition – If you’d like to sponsor a student or if your student needs sponsorship, please contact us at mechanicaleyemicrocinema@gmail.com.
Led by Lisa Smith

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What are we doing?

Bring your imagination to life with Stop Motion Animation! Students will work with white boards, cut paper, clay and digital cameras to create their own movies! We will celebrate with a screening for family and friends at the end of the last class. Students will also receive a DVD copy of movies to take home. Class is designed for beginning animators and those with experience too. All materials (digital cameras, animation stands, art supplies) provided.
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About the Instructor:

Lisa Smith earned her MA in Film Production from the Ohio University School of Film, where she first taught Film History and Film Production.  Her production experience includes documentary, educational, television advertising and experimental/artistic film and video.  Her work has been screened at  the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Walker Art Center’s Independent Filmmaker Series and the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, as well as on PBS as part of “The Independents” series.  Her production credits include awards from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and the Athens International Film & Video Festival.

Lisa has been teaching for the past 17 years, including stop motion animation, film history, and video production, as well as home educating her four sons.  She teaches math & English in the home school community, and conducted a children’s orchestra in the Florida Keys for seven years. Other Asheville area teaching experience includes Carolina Day School, Claxton & Ira Jones Elementaries, UNCA’s Super Saturday, True Ink and her own World Peas Summer Camps.  In 2012, she received the Teacher Innovator Award from PBS and the Henry Ford Museum for teaching stop motion animation.  She currently resides in Asheville, NC.