Every Day Stop Motion Animation (Workshop)

Jeff Chiba Stearns Stop Motion Animation

Here’s the link for the workshop! You can tune in anytime between now and end of day Sunday, May 31st. Enjoy! And feel free to share your creations with us online using the hashtag #KidsFestPopUp

Have you ever wanted to make a stop motion animation with everyday objects and create your own cartoon character? Learn how to make magical moving pictures with award-winning and Emmy nominated animation filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns! Jeff will teach you fun and innovative ways to create the illusion of life through animation techniques that you can do at home. Learn tips and techniques to help you draw your own imaginative and appealing cartoon characters, and create classical and stop motion animation using the principles of animation. A graduate of Emily Carr University with a degree in Film Animation, Jeff Chiba Stearns is the founder of Vancouver-based boutique animation studio Meditating Bunny Studio Inc., whose work has been broadcast and garnered awards around the world.

Performance Workshop Leader: Jeff Chiba Stearns
Country: BC/Canada
Show length: 45 minutes
Ages: Elementary school-age
Venue: Facebook
Recommended supplies: 

  • Post-it Notes (any size any colour) or pad of paper
  • Flashlight or something that makes light
  • 8.5×11 letter sized paper
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Digital camera, phone camera, etc. – tripod if available but not necessary
  • Free stop-motion apps: Stop Motion Studio (for stop motion); FlipaClip (for classical animation)

Show Times

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
4:00 pm — 4:45 pm Facebook: www.facebook.com/KidsFest