Create a two-minute stop-motion animated short with your phone or tablet.
Challenge yourself to a stop-motion animated short with a beginning, middle, and end. Learn how to shoot and edit on your phone or tablet. No experience necessary, just bring your device and your imagination.
● Break down what stop motion is
● Pick the theme
● Storyboard/write your concept.
● Learn the stop-motion app
● Learn to set up/block shots
● Learn how to create a set
● Lighting and filming your set
● The basics of editing
● Edit your footage
● Finish editing
● Showcase your short film
● Awards ceremony
Courtney G. Jones is a 30-year veteran of the film and television industry and an advocate for the kind of accessibility mobile filmmaking offers. He serves as head of development for Steve Zahn & Rick Gomez’s company, Macaroni Art Productions, and has produced and directed feature films, commercials, documentaries, and series - some shot on mobile. He brings a wealth of technical and creative know-how to the classroom. Courtney’s main goal is to show that anyone can make something amazing with the technology in their pocket. When he is not writing, producing, filming, editing, or teaching, he is typically daydreaming about flying, living on a boat, or trying new recipes.