A one-day seminar from The Film Foundation's Story of Movies at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre

A one-day seminar from The Film Foundation's Story of Movies at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre

The Animation Universe

  • Sat 15 Apr 2017
  • 9AM—4PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • Free seminar
  • Registration essential
  • Lunch provided for registered participants
  • Limited capacity, register to reserve your place

The Film Foundation's Story of Movies presents a one-day seminar on animation for educators

This one-day seminar introduces educators to an interdisciplinary curriculum exploring the science, art and historical significance of film animation.

This is a unique opportunity to learn about the history of animation and develop strategies for
teaching how to read moving images.

Workshop focuses on the concepts of animation, story and structure, and humour in animation

• Handout material includes screening activities and primary source documents to challenge students’ critical-thinking skills
• Includes screening of classic and contemporary animated works including films by Len Lye
• Open to educators of all disciplines and year levels
• Presented by Julia Wayne, Film Foundation Educational Project Manager and Catherine Gourley, author of the Story of Movies, the Film Foundation’s curriculum for teaching visual literacy in the classroom

If you have any questions please contact Govett-Brewster educator Chris Barry by emailing gbeducation@govettbrewster.com before Monday 3 April 2017

The Film Foundation is a US-based non-profit organisation dedicated to film preservation and the exhibition of restored and classic cinema. It was founded by director Martin Scorsese and several other leading filmmakers in 1990. The foundation raises funds and awareness for film preservation projects and creates educational programmes about film.

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