"Henri,Brid,Aleksander and Lukas"….European Citizens

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 9 Jul 2013 until 12 Jul 2013
Time: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Ballinasloe Library
Location: Event Centre

Event Description

As part of the programme for the European Year of Citizens 2013,there will be two animation workshops at Europe Direct ,Ballinasloe Library from 9th-12th July.

Run in partnership with the Galway Film Centre and suitable for young people ,aged 9-12 years ,the workshops will focus on the differences in culture and outlook as portrayed by the 4 characters from France,Ireland,Germany and Poland in their story while ,at the same time,giving the young people the opportunity to participate first hand in the making of a short animated film.It will also illustrate that,despite our differences ,we are united as a people…..united in diversity.

The workshop will give the young people an opportunity to compose a story based on a theme,make puppets to illustrate this theme and will also help them to learn about filming,composition and lighting  .The Galway Film Centre will provide all participants will a copy of the finished product.