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Drawing & Scratching on Film | Masterclass

Drawing & Scratching on Film | Masterclass

60 EUR
Drawing & Scratching on Film Masterclass
with Paper Panther Productions

Participants will animate frame by frame onto 16mm film and film leader by scratching into it with a pin and/ or by drawing onto it with permanent markers. The lengths of film will then be spliced together and played through a projector. Relevant short films will also be screened. Ideal for anyone curious about abstract animation and experimental film!  


The course is aimed at anyone who has an interest in animation. No previous experience is necessary, though it might be of particular interest to filmmakers and visual artists.

Sat 10th Mar 2018
3pm - 6pm

A4 Sounds
St Joseph's Parade,
Off Upper Dorset St
Dublin 1

Participants will have the opportunity to explore the painterly possibilities of celluloid film. They will also gain a practical knowledge of the animation process through working frame by frame through the film.

Breakdown of Class:
Relevant short films screened
Scratching/ drawing on film demonstration
Participants given a length of film & Film leader with pins and markers
When the participants have finished their animation it is spliced together and played through a projector.

Materials Required:
A4 will supply all necessary materials

Paper Panther Productions are an award winning Irish Animation company, that specialises in original storytelling and a stop-motion aesthetic. Paper Panther have over 10 years experience creating short films, advertisements and TV Series as well as illustration and education. Their most recent projects include, The Bird and the Whale and An Gadhar Dubh. Since 2010, the Paper Panther team have been organising animation workshops and classes with students aged 1-60. You can view some of their students’ work in here!


Members of our studio have access to all our training courses at a MASSIVELY reduced price, sometimes even free. If you would like to become a member or would like some more information click here :D

Please note: Due to the running costs of workshops, refunds for all our courses can only be given if sufficient notice is given and we can secure a replacement participant. We are a small organisation and course materials and equipment are expensive! We will however offer you a place on a future course of equal value. We are also understanding and under exceptional circumstances we may be able to refund part or full cost of the course.

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