Collage & Stop Motion Workshop with Ann Upton

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A two-day online workshop hosted via Zoom.

Friday 16th & Saturday 17th April, 2-4pm both days

Age Group: 18 – 24yrs

Over two sessions, participants will create unexpected compositions using found photographic material, and animate their scenes frame by frame. Participants will be advised in creating an at-home stop motion shooting setup, selecting appropriate materials, and animating their designs. This workshop is aimed at participants of 18+ years. Animation experience of any kind is of benefit, but not essential. Films completed during the workshop will be screened online during the virtual First Cut! Youth Film Festival happening 17th April – 9 May 2021.

The First Cut Youth Film Festival sets out to offer accessible opportunities and there is no charge for participants. This workshop is funded by The Arts Council and Cork County Council and supported by Youghal Credit Union.

You Will Need:

Ann will be in contact with participants directly with a list of materials.

How to Apply:

This is a Free workshop. Email firstcutanimania@gmail.com with the following info to apply. Please note numbers are limited, closing date to apply is Friday April 2nd.

  • Name
  • Address
  • Age/Date of Birth
  • Contact Number
  • A couple of lines about why you would like to join the workshop

About the Facilitator

Ann Upton is an independent animator specialising in paper cut-out and stop motion animation. Her work is handcrafted, often incorporating found imagery and collage techniques. Ann works as an assistant lecturer on the Animation program at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology, while also pursuing personal and directorial projects. Ann was a participant in First Cut’s Youth Music Video Competition (YMVC) in 2020.