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Young & Animated+

Six Week Course

Sat 12 Feb 2022 - Sat 26 Mar 2022

Category

Other Information

Age 12 - 15

Price

Time

1.30pm – 3.30pm

Young & Animated+

SESSION DATES

(Excludes half term week – Sat 26 Feb)

  • Sat 12 Feb: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Sat 19 Feb: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Sat 5 Mar: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Sat 12 Mar: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Sat 19 Mar: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Sat 26 Mar: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

This new animation course is designed to for autistic young people, with a smaller class size (upto 4) and 2 tutors the course provides fun and detailed exploration of both digital and stop motion animation.

This course is run by highly-trained animators and filmmakers. Our tutors recognise the importance of attending to individual needs, meaning the group is suitable for those experienced in animation and those curious to make a start. Over the six-week period there will be opportunity for plenty of development and experimentation, as well as time for each participant to complete a personal project.


HOW DO I JOIN?

Interested in joining Young & Animated+? Our Young & Animated course will run for six weeks on Saturdays during term-time. The course is £5 per session*. You can sign up or ask any questions about the course by getting in contact with Robyn on robyn.lawrence@exeterphoenix.org.uk

*If this price is a barrier to attendance please email Robyn to discuss


TASTER SESSION – Ages 7 – 11

We will be holding a taster session for Young & Animated+ for autistic children ages 7 – 11 or who are on the diagnostic journey, on Tuesday 22 February 11am – 12.30pm. If you’re interested or would like to know more get in touch with Robyn on robyn.lawrence@exeterphoenix.org.uk


PROFESSIONAL TUTORS

ASHLEY THORPE & GRAHAM HAYTER

Ashley’s short animated horrors ScarycrowThe Screaming Skull and The Hairy Hands have been screened across the world, winning numerous international awards, and he recently released his feature film Borley Rectory to rave reviews. Ashley uses a wide array of animation techniques including rotoscoping, After Effects and stop motion and encourages those he teaches to experiment and rejoice in the form. He has also provided animated sequences for BBC Manchester and Derren Brown’s Trick of the Mind for Channel 4.

Graham has had over 16 years experience working in the 2D children’s Television animation industry and has worked on a number of shows made by Honeycomb Animation and King Rollo Films including Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids, Binka, Poppy Cat, Funky Valley and Funky Town. Both Funky shows where animated in a digital cut-out style.


VENUE: EXETER PHOENIX, DIGITAL WORKSHOP

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