*DiGi-ART Video Workshop for kids!

In this fun workshop, we will explore how to make a stop-motion video.

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Using a Macintosh computer and a video camera, children and the instructor will work together to take a large number of still photos to make a stop-motion video. This workshop will introduce children to acting and explore body movement. All supplies are included in the cost. Participants will receive a DVD copy of the finished animation.

Each class costs $18.00 CAD per child and is 1 hour and 30 minutes long

Each class is limited to 4 children minimum and 10 children maximum per class

Ages: 5 -12 years old

Included in cost for class:

Videos we made at video workshop will be privately available on YouTube. You will receive email to access.
You will receive an email when the workshop DVD is ready for pick-up. To receive your DVD by mail, an extra $5 CAD will be charged postage within Canada.

Curator & Instructor: Kaori Kasai

Kaori Kasai, Graduated from art school in Tokyo specializing in fashion Illustration. Also trained at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (Canada), learning new media design, CD ROM & web development.

Teaching New Media use Mac computer at Art School to age 4 -12 yrs. Also making a children’s book for Simply Read Books.

Computers are my main passion and I am always looking for ways to pass on my new knowledge to kids in a way the excites them and makes them happy.

I found instructors who have same passion as me and they have a good art career and skills.

Instructor: Kazuho Yamamoto

Kazuho Yamamoto is currently working on the Downtown Eastside (DTES) Small Arts Grants project as a curator and webmaster, working with local artists in the DTES neighbourhood. With a keen interest in non-profit and intercultural arts initiatives, Kazuho has been an active participant in the arts and culture community. Her involvement includes working as a production coordinator for the Powell Street Festival, where she is a member of the advocacy committee, and facilitates Japanese crafts workshops at the Oppenheimer Park. Kazuho studied video production and communication design and graduated with a BA in Communications from Simon Fraser University.

Course Objectives

  1. For students to comfortably navigate art-based computer.
  2. For students to utilize art-based computer as a tool, to create and develop their own ideas.
  3.  I want kids to feel that the computer is their friend, so they can create art together and play together.