Saturday, April 4, 2009

House of Dreamy Creatures Wins Award in Film Festival

Watching finalist screening of films.

Receiving awards, filmmakers: Brittany, Mitchell, Cole, Edward and Cassie.

The House of Dreamy Creatures
stop motion animation created by the students in my summer animation workshop last year won Best Original Literary in the CEEF ePIC Film Festival last night. The movie was also nominated for:
Most Creative
Best Soundtrack
Best Cinematography
and Best Animation

This short film was nominated for more awards than any other film in the festival. It was a great honor for the children. The experience of making a stop motion movie taught the students a lot about expressing themselves creatively and about working collaboratively in a team.

Below: Scene from Brittany's ballet fairy dream sequence.

Below: scene from Edward's grocery-delivering nightmare creature.

Below: scene from Cole's caped monster sequence.

Below: scene from Cassie's sick fairy being taken to the hospital.

Below: scene from Mitchell's nightmare creature chasing child through the four seasons. This scene is Fall.

I am fundraising for more materials and equipment for my future workshops:
Info here:

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