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Stop Motion Animation with LEGO Winter Break Camp (Ages 8-12)

  • MODA 1315 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, Ga 30309 (map)

What do Iron Man’s suit, the city of Bricksburg from The LEGO Movie, and Disney’s opening film sequence have in common? Design! The work of designers is key to telling the stories we love in film.

This winter, young designers will learn to tell stories and to think in motion. From storyboarding to set design to filming, campers will organize themselves into film production crews and collaborate to create a movie trailer using stop motion animation.

Campers will be learn basics of film and UX (user experience) design and will use their new skills to create and refine movie trailers that will be uploaded to the MODA website after the camp ends.

Campers will:

  • Understand the role of design within the film industry through hands on exploration of storytelling, storyboarding, and scenography
  • Practice filming and photography using stop motion animation techniques
  • Create sets, characters, and title sequences using LEGOs, and other prototyping materials
  • Develop problem solving skills through collaboration and iteration
  • Learn to use film editing software

MODA Members: Members: $60/ Non-members: $70

Please note camp member discounts apply only to MODA Sustaining Membership levels beginning at $8/month or $96/year and above. For more information about memberships or to join, visit museumofdesign.org/membership/ or contact membership@museumofdesign.org.

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Your campMODA Instructor
Blair Banks
, Education Coordinator

Blair serves as MODA's education coordinator, where she strives to combine her studies of race and ethnicity with design in order to create programming for children that is relevant to their experiences, but also presents them with ideas that originate beyond their backyards.

Cancellation policy: If you must cancel your plans, please notify us at least 7 days prior to the event start to receive a refund of the ticket cost minus a $10 processing fee per camp. Refunds are not available if we are notified less than 7 days prior to the event start. Refunds are not available if you fail to notify us or attend the event.

MODA reserves the right to cancel a program if registration for the event does not meet the minimum enrollment requirements. If MODA cancels a program, a full refund will be issued to all registrants.

Exemption Notice: This program is not licensed by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning and is not required to be licensed. Bright from the Start does not regulate or routinely inspect this program. For additional information, go to www.decal.ga.gov or call 404.657.5562.