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STEAM Workshops

We offer a variety of unique workshops and programs. Every workshop is led by industry professionals who have experience working on films, television shows, and commercials. 

Our workshops teach students digital literacy skills, digital content creation, and the science of moving objects. Our media rich workshops combine technology, motion, and basic geometry to focus on storytelling through the medium of technology. 

Two Special Fall Themed Programs

Fall themed programs are available for a limited time only. We are accepting bookings on weekends and weekday evenings September 2022 through November 2022. 

Special Effects Makeup Workshop 
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Participants will learn to create trauma effects like cuts, scars, burns, bruises, and more using a combination of special effects makeup, and non toxic household materials. Students will be creating effects on their own skin. 

$425 (+travel) 90 minutes. Suitable for adults, teens, tweens, and youths ages 8 and up. Maximum 20 participants.

Fall Themed Animation 
Workshop 

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Participants will animate two specially themed scenes using professional animation set ups while learning from a professional stop-motion animator who has credits in film and television. Choice of Halloween themed or Fall themed activities.

$425 (+travel) 90 minutes. Suitable for adults, teens, tweens, and youths ages 8 and up. Maximum 20 participants.

Year Round Programs

Stop-Motion Animation
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Every participant will build their very own custom, stop-motion puppet and bring it to life using the art, and the magic of stop-motion animation. Participants can choose from a variety of puppet templates or create one of their own! Participants will work together to create a series of animated scenes that follow the theme of Kindness and Friendship! Includes a free DVD of all the animation for each participant. Great STEAM program.

Standard: $475 (+travel), 2 hours. Suitable for adults, teens, tweens, and youths ages 8 and up. Maximum 20 participants.

Deluxe: $575 (+travel), 2 hours. Suitable for adults, teens, tweens, and youths ages 8 and up. Maximum 35 participants. The deluxe workshop accommodates more participants and includes an additional animation station and professional animator.

Sculpture Workshop 
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Participants will sculpt step-by-step with the instructor, their very own ocean themed sea creature out of polymer clay! Available in person or via Zoom.

In Person: $425 (+travel), 75 minutes. Suitable for adults, teens, tweens, and youths ages 7 and up. Maximum 20 participants. 

Via Zoom: $425, 75 minutes. Unlimited participants. A clay kit for up to 20 participants will be mailed out before the scheduled program.

Claymation Workshop

Book us for an all new stop-motion animation workshop: Claymation! Participants will explore the fascinating process of claymation as they learn the tools necessary to make their own claymation films.

$425 (+travel) 1 hour. Suitable for adults, teens, tweens, and youths ages 7 and up. Maximum 20 participants. 

Pixilation Animation Workshop

Definition: Pixilation involves the art of animating people. As each frame is captured, the actors must reposition themselves for the next shot. When the frames are played back, an illusion of movement is created. 

Participants will create a stop-motion, group-animated project where everybody works together to create a live animated video starring the participants. Pixilation is a live action, experimental form of stop-motion animation where the people are the puppets!

Standard: $425 (+travel)
2 hours. Suitable for adults, teens, tweens, and youths ages 8 and up. Maximum 20 participants. 

Deluxe: $525 
(+travel)
2 hours. Suitable for adults, teens, tweens, and youths ages 8 and up. Maximum 35 participants. 

Shadow Puppetry Workshop
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Create puppet magic with light and shadows in this exciting workshop! Participants will create their very own shadow puppets, and then perform them on our large shadow puppetry stage. Bring shadows and stories to life! 

$450 (+travel) ​1.5 hours. Ages 3+ (Ages 3-7 must have a parent present). Maximum 30 participants. 

TV Puppetry Workshop

Participants will learn how to puppeteer and use a monitor in the style of puppetry developed by Jim Henson for performance on film, and television productions. Participants will have the chance to test their skills at puppet eye focus, lip sync, and movement!

 

$425 (+travel) 1 hour. Suitable for adults, teens, tweens, and youths ages 8 and up. Maximum 20 participants. 

We can also customize the above workshops to incorporate a theme, as well as provide longer workshops to fit your needs!
*Every participant of the claymation, stop-motion animation, and pixilation workshops will receive a DVD copy of the footage and all animation produced from the workshop within about a week.