• Pro Stop Motion
    Completion makes eligible for: Stop Motion Poetry
    Prerequisites: Animation or Intro to Stop Motion

    ​1. Learn new advanced skills in Frames
    2. Develop a 2 minute animation using stop-motion techniques
    3. Document the process of developing your stop-motion animation, including
    4. Research the history of Claymation.
    5. Develop ideas that communicate through the use of stop-motion animation

    INTRODUCTION:  Using PowerPoint, create a title and introduction slide. These slides must have the authors first and last names. The objectives must be REWRITTEN IN YOUR OWN WORDS. The presentation must be aesthetically pleasing and grammatically correct.

    1.  Go to This tutorial
    2.  Watch this video
    3. Then watch this video, what do you think the message of this music video is?
    4.Then watch this animation by Joe Cutts. What do you think it is saying?
    5. What issues in the world do you think you can talk about through an animation?
    6. watch this unique stop motion
    7.  Document in your field note book your brain storm of character ideas, story board, and materials that would be needed.
    8. Check out a stop motion kit if you need it.

    1.  What is Claymation? How is it different than stop motion or other film styles?
    2. Who is credited for the creation of Claymation? When did Claymation first debut?
    3.  What is plasticine? What is its importance to Claymation?
    4. What/Who is Wallace and Gromit? What is its significance to Claymation?

    1.  How could you use mixed media to create a stop motion video?
    2.  How is story arc used in creating a stop motion film?
    3.  How could you use multiple story lines to create a single film?

    1.  Remember a 15 frames equals one second of film
    2. Create a 45+ second film that communicates your own ideas about an issue in our world today.
    3. You may use multiple materials to create your characters. (clay, paper, etc.)
    4.  You plan out 3 story lines through story boards before deciding on which one to pursue.

    1. Choose one of the four C’s and tell us the strengths AND challenges your group faced through this engagement  (Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, OR Critical Thinking).
    2. What have you learned about yourself or group using the C chosen?
    3. What advice, specific to THIS engagement would you give a group starting this engagement