WHAT HAPPENS IN THE WORKSHOP

In this workshop the group will create a stop-motion animation using silhouette card cut outs and lightboxes. This simple and hands on technique creates wonderful luminous effects and is suitable for all ages.

The technique harks back to some of the oldest silhouette puppetry and animation techniques and opens participants to a historical methods of animation. The workshop will focus on finding natural movement using silhouettes and is perfect for participants who lack confidence in their arts and crafts skills.

WHO’S IT FOR

This workshop suits ages 6+, school groups, youth groups, young people with SEN or disabilities, community groups.

WHAT WE BRING

We provide all the equipment including DSLR cameras, tripods, sound equipment, laptops with animation and editing software, lightboxes and all art materials.

SKILLS LEARNED

Storyboarding, key stop motion animation skills and video editing. It’s develops good communication, team work, confidence building.

films made by young people on our silhouette workshops

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Aquatic Animations

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Imperial War Museums

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Imperial War Museums

Ominous Shadows

Parmiter’s School

Wilderness Wonderland

Wilderness Festival

BOOK A WORKSHOP

We run workshops all year round, for all ages and group sizes. If you’d like to talk to us about booking a workshop just get in touch.

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Why Choose Us?

Professional Filmmakers

Our workshops are facilitated by the same filmmakers that create films for Chocolate Films

Latest Equipment

We regularly renew our equipment and software to ensure that all our workshops are run on the latest kit.

Experience With SEN

Our team have all been trained in working with groups with special educational needs.

Flexible Working Methods

As well as our great workshop packages, we can design workshops for any size of group and any time-scale.

DBS Checks

All of our filmmakers have had DBS checks within the last two years.

First Aiders

On all workshops with two or more facilitators, at least one will be a first aider

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ACCREDITATION

Chocolate Films Workshops is registered with three major accreditation bodies and we can offer accreditation on many of our workshops.

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