Your task is to create a short stop-motion film about any subject you like. You may work in pairs or individually to complete this project. The outcome should be as professional as possible. Familiarize yourself with recent award-winning stop motion films to get an idea of the quality of work being done. Also ensure that you pay close attention to the marking guide so you know exactly what you need to do/include to gain maximum marks.
Your animation should be between 30 seconds to 1 minute long. You must include at least one character. It need not be a humanoid, in fact, it might be more interesting if you use an inanimate object instead, but overall you should be able to demonstrate a range of animation principles and timing with your project.
Objective: Identify and discuss important people and events that played a role in the development of animation.
Method: Introduction through teacher led discussion, view multiple shorts that have impacted the industry throughout history.
Turn In: Choose either a noted animator or character from the world of animation and create a 3-5 slide presentation over their impact/importance on the development of the industry. Include information about their life, career, studio affiliations, and overall impact.
Save the presentation in PDF format and post to your blog. These will not be presented in class.