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The PGA East Seminars Committee invites you to...
Saturday, June 1 from 10:00am - 1:00pm
School of Visual Arts
137-141 West 21st St.
MFA Computer Art Department, 10th Floor
PGA Members only
In this workshop, producers will learn the basics of
stop-motion animation - a technique that dates back to the earliest days
of cinema but is now finding new popularity and possibilities as a
result of digital technology.
We will cover the principles, practices, benefits and
limitations of this style of animation. And there will be hands-on
experience in creating it - which will not only help you to better
understand (and produce) it, but may even inspire you to do more on your
The focus will be on short-form rather than feature work,
with particular relevance to shorts, Web series, title design,
interstitials, and segments of long-form productions (including
The workshop will be led by PGA New Media Council member Trilby Schreiber, a digital media producer and faculty member for animation and digital art at SVA.
The workshop will include a brief historical and contextual
overview, screening of examples, and demonstration/instruction. The
group will then break into small teams to create (very) short animations
on their own, then re-convene for post-production and viewing.
The session will last 3 hours and is limited to 16
participants (PGA members only). Those on the waiting list may
You may bring your own camera, but it is not required. If
you do bring a camera, please make sure you have 4G of empty storage and
your cable/card reader to connect to a Mac or PC. Tripods and
remote/cable triggers are also useful. You may also bring your own
laptop with any editing program of your choice.
Contact Trilby Schreiber: firstname.lastname@example.org; 917-699-3393.
To cancel or change your reservation, please email email@example.com. Cancellations must be received at least 24 hours prior to the event.