Would you like to improve your skills in various animation techniques like puppet animation or digital technology? Do you like working and learning in international teams of creative students and professionals? Then you are very welcome to join us for the upcoming Stopmotion Animation Workshop!
The workshop takes place in Hungary, from the 21 July until the 5 August and it consists of 2 separate weeks of training. You are free to choose whether to attend only week 1, week 2 or both. Both weeks are lead by Zsuzsanna Szabó, helped by Kása Károly Papp and working language is English. One of the best puppet animator, Barry Purves
will also join the workshop for a few days. List of guest lecturers is to be updated very soon.
The first week, 21 - 29 July
the Stop Motion workshop takes part in the summer art camp of Hello Wood 2012
. Here we integrate in the interdisciplinary approach of the camp by sharing ideas and cooperating with architects, designers, photographers. Participants will collect themes and material at the campsite, create puppets of these items and learn about object animation and time lapse animation.
The second week, 29 July - 5 August
, the workshop moves into a studio at Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design in Budapest
, while we visit important studios around the city. This part will focus on traditional character puppet animation and post-production techniques.
Here, participants will attend lectures about the genre and the challenge of stop motion animation, get to know the animation scene of the Visegrad countries and will also have a practical training on the on-location shot footage with their character, compositing, editing, sound editing. At the end, participants will have the opportunity to present the clips and short movies created during the workshop.
Application is open to students and professionals from any country in various fields of art and design with an age limit of 30.
To apply, please submit your motivation letter and a portfolio
(in English) to email@example.com until 1 July
the latest. Please note that applications are considered continuously (as the camp is quite close, we would not like to make you wait too much), so the workshop might be full before this deadline.
is 120 EUR for week 1 only, 330 EUR for week 2 only and 400 EUR for both weeks. Furthermore, the International Visegrad Fund supports students from Slovakia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary with a 50% discount on the participation fee.
For more information, feel free to contact: Júlia Erő - firstname.lastname@example.org