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CAP Animation @ CalArts
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CAP Animation @ CalArts

Free
Calendar Oct 14, 2017 at 10 am

Saturdays 10AM – 2PM @ CalArts

*IMPORTANT: High School Students Only*

This 20 week course allows students to expand their knowledge of animation and digital art. The class covers drawing, painting, animation and media arts. Students learn drawing and painting techniques, and how to draw from a model, animate, put together an art portfolio and create artwork on computers through the use of the Adobe Creative Cloud and Dragonframe. The program culminates in a public exhibition and screening of the artwork produced by the students. Students will get to create online portfolios and archives of their digital work and will come away knowing how to take a story idea through the stages of development into an animated piece. Filmmaking equipment and supplies will be provided. Lunch is not provided.

Note: At least some drawing and animation experience is encouraged. 

Ages: 14-18

No Class:
November 11 (Veterans Day)
November 25 (Thanksgiving Break)
December 16, 23, 30 and January 6 (Winter Break)
March 31 (CalArts Spring Break)

Culmination Dates:
6 Hour Film Project Screening- Saturday, December 9th from 5-6pm in the Bijou Theater
Spring- Saturday, April 21st from 1-3pm in the Bijou Theater

*Portfolio submission REQUIRED*
Portfolio instructions: Please send up to 5 images (as .jpg's) or animated pieces (as .mov's, .mp4's, or vimeo/youtube links) to cap.animation.hs@gmail.com by Thursday, September 14th at 11:59pm. Only applicants that send in portfolio pieces will be considered for admission. If you have questions about the portfolio requirements or program logistics, please email capfilm@calarts.edu. Applicants will be notified by the teaching team if they have a spot in the program by Monday, September 18th. 

SPMAP Animation @ Banning's Landing

Free
Calendar Oct 10, 2017 at 4 pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4PM – 7PM @ Banding's Landing Community Center

This 30-week media arts program, held twice a week, is for middle school students (ages 10 to 14). The class covers drawing, painting, animation and media arts. Students learn drawing and painting techniques, and how to draw from a model, animate, put together an art portfolio and create artwork on computers. The program culminates in a public exhibition and screening of the artwork produced by the students. This program is part of the Sony Pictures Media Arts Program, a partnership between the CalArts Community Arts Partnership, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Filmmaking equipment and supplies will be provided.

Ages: 10-14

No Class:
October 31 (Halloween)
November 21, 23 (Thanksgiving Break)
December 19, 21, 26, 28 and January 2, 4 (Winter Break)
March 27, 29 (Spring Break)

Culmination:
June 9 at 1pm at Barnsdall Art Park

SPMAP Animation @ Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

Free
Calendar Oct 10, 2017 at 4 pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4PM – 7PM @ Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

This 30-week media arts program, held twice a week, is for middle school students (ages 10 to 14). The class covers drawing, painting, animation and media arts. Students learn drawing and painting techniques, and how to draw from a model, animate, put together an art portfolio and create artwork on computers. The program culminates in a public exhibition and screening of the artwork produced by the students. This program is part of the Sony Pictures Media Arts Program, a partnership between the CalArts Community Arts Partnership, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Filmmaking equipment and supplies will be provided.

Ages: 10-14

No Class:
October 31 (Halloween)
November 21, 23 (Thanksgiving Break)
December 19, 21, 26, 28 and January 2, 4 (Winter Break)
March 27, 29 (Spring Break)

Culmination:
June 9 at 1pm at Barnsdall Art Park

SPMAP Animation @ Pacoima

Free
Calendar Oct 14, 2017 at 4 pm

Tuesdays 3PM – 5PM @ Pacoima City Hall and Saturdays 1PM – 5PM @ Youth Speak Collective 

This 30-week media arts program, held twice a week, is for middle school students (ages 10 to 14). The class covers drawing, painting, animation and media arts. Students learn drawing and painting techniques, and how to draw from a model, animate, put together an art portfolio and create artwork on computers. The program culminates in a public exhibition and screening of the artwork produced by the students. This program is part of the Sony Pictures Media Arts Program, a partnership between the CalArts Community Arts Partnership, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Filmmaking equipment and supplies will be provided.

Ages: 10-14

No Class:
November 11 (Veterans Day)
November 22, 25 (Thanksgiving Break)
December 20, 23, 27, 30 and January 3, 6 (Winter Break)
March 28, 31 (Spring Break)
May 26 (Memorial Day)

Class Locations:

  • Pacoima City Hall: 13520 Van Nuys Blvd, Pacoima, CA 91331
  • Youth Speaks Collective: 444 S Brand Blvd #201, San Fernando, CA 91340

Culmination:

June 9 at 1pm at Barnsdall Art Park

Full Course

SPMAP Animation @ Watts Towers Arts Center

Free
Calendar Oct 14, 2017 at 4 pm

Wednesdays 4PM – 7PM & Saturdays 11AM – 2PM 
Watts Towers Arts Center

This 30-week media arts program, held twice a week, is for middle school students (ages 10 to 14). The class covers drawing, painting, animation and media arts. Students learn drawing and painting techniques, and how to draw from a model, animate, put together an art portfolio and create artwork on computers. The program culminates in a public exhibition and screening of the artwork produced by the students. This program is part of the Sony Pictures Media Arts Program, a partnership between the CalArts Community Arts Partnership, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Filmmaking equipment and supplies will be provided.

Ages: 10-14

No Class:
November 11 (Veterans Day)
November 22, 25 (Thanksgiving Break)
December 20, 23, 27, 30 and January 3, 6 (Winter Break)
March 28, 31 (Spring Break)
May 26 (Memorial Day)

Culmination:
June 9 at 1pm at Barnsdall Art Park

SPMAP Animation @ William Reagh

Free
Calendar Oct 14, 2017 at 4 pm

Thursdays 4PM – 7PM & Saturdays 11AM – 2PM 
@ Frida Kahlo Theater

This 30-week media arts program, held twice a week, is for middle school students (ages 10 to 14). The class covers drawing, painting, animation and media arts. Students learn drawing and painting techniques, and how to draw from a model, animate, put together an art portfolio and create artwork on computers. The program culminates in a public exhibition and screening of the artwork produced by the students. This program is part of the Sony Pictures Media Arts Program, a partnership between the CalArts Community Arts Partnership, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Filmmaking equipment and supplies will be provided.

Ages: 10-14

No Class:
November 11 (Veterans Day)
November 23, 25 (Thanksgiving Break)
December 21, 23, 28, 30 and January 4, 6 (Winter Break)
March 29, 31 (Spring Break)
May 26 (Memorial Day)

Culmination:
June 9 at 1pm at Barnsdall Art Park





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