She had a ‘baa-rilliant’ time!
Have you ever wondered how an animated film is made?
And in particular how stop-motion animation is made?
10-year-old Into Film reporter Jess had the chance to find out when she was given exclusive behind-the-scenes access to Aardman Animations latest big screen adventure Shaun the Sheep The Movie!
Jess was whisked away to the top-secret film set at Aardman Animation’s studio in Bristol where she chatted to the makers of the film to find out why – and how – the team behind Wallace & Gromit and The Pirates! An Adventure With Scientists are giving animation favourite Shaun the Sheep his own feature-length adventure!
In the first of three ‘ewe-nique’ reports from Jess, find out what goes into making an animation film, starting with the story in the first short film!
Watch ‘baaa-rilliant’ video with Jess as she delves into the world of storytelling to learn about the secrets of bringing a new story featuring Shaun to life, to finding out how to storyboard a film.
In the second report, Jess goes on set of the stop-motion animation film at Aardman Animation’s studio in Bristol to find out all about how to take story from the storyboard and bring it to life.
Speaking to many of the film’s creators Jess delves in to the world of puppet and prop making, finds out how to test the story before filming and what some of the biggest challenges are of making the sets.
Check back next week for the final of Jess’s ‘ewe-nique’ behind-the-scenes report!
Shaun the Sheep The Movie is in cinemas now.
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From film clubs in schools, to interviewing the stars, to learning how to make your own films, there is lots to get involved with!
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