Tag Archives: animation

SAND ANIMATION

U.P. Children’s Museum instructor teaches youth creative video technique   Story and photo by 8-18 Media Kids love animated movies and TV shows. Some of the biggest blockbusters recently have been animated: The Lego Movie series, Ralph Breaks the Internet and The Incredibles 2, to name a few. Most kids, after they see movies such […]

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Ringing in 2017 with animations and westerns

by Leonard G. Heldreth The films this month include two radically different animation films and a neo-western. Kubo and the Two Strings Whatever the Oscars may indicate, Kubo and the Two Strings is the best animated film of the year. Travis Knight, first-time director and CEO of Oregon-based Laika films, continues the tradition created by […]

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Animated fun

Who doesn’t love an animated feature film? Children love them. Adults love them. And now kids in the Marquette area are learning to make them. With a little bit of imagination and a little guidance from Wow Animation, kids can learn how to make an animated short film from the ground up by creating characters, […]

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Animated features take center stage

by Leonard G Heldreth This month’s films include three family features using different styles of animation and a biopic of one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists in the world. Secret of Kells In 2009, Tomm Moore created the Oscar-nominated Secret of Kells, drawing upon Irish mythology and a unique visual style to make an […]

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