SMU Animation Camp Information about the 2013 camp Join us for this intense 3-day, fun-filled camp in July and learn about the many ways to create animation! Open to students in grades 8-12 fall 2013. Students will work on storyline and scenes of the story using flip book, stop motion, and digital Flash animation techniques. Instructors will discuss story boarding, digital photography, lighting and filming techniques, and movie software. Recreational Activities Bonfires, canoeing on Lake Winona, and more. Camp Dates July 11-13, 2013 Camp Schedule Thursday, July 11 Morning Session: Info about facilities, classes, computers, etc. Lunch Afternoon Session 1: Storyboarding, scripting for animation Afternoon Session 2: Flash animation workshop or Flip Book workshop Afternoon Session 3: Script final drafting Dinner Evening Activity: Bonfire with String Workshop students Friday, July 12 Morning Session 1: Flip book/stop motion animation workshop or Flash workshop Morning Session 2: Making the movie - Adobe Premiere Lunch Afternoon Session 1: Flip book/stop motion animation workshop or Flash workshop Afternoon Session 2: Making the movie - Adobe Premiere Dinner Evening Activity: Canoeing on Lake Winona, and/or t-shirt screening demonstration Saturday, July 13 Morning Session: Studio - finishing and combining files into .mov format Lunch Afternoon Session: Full group, final editing, sound designing, titles, etc. in preparation for public viewing Students leave about 4-5pm. Camp Instructors Rob McColl, MFA Assistant Professor, Chair, SMU Art & Design Department Rob McColl is an Assistant Professor and chair of the Art and Design Department. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota and received his MFA from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He has exhibited his paintings and site-specific sculptures nationally. He has long had interest in film, video, and animation. Lisa Truax, MFA, Assistant Professor, SMU Art & Design Department Lisa Truax is from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. She attended Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin and majored in Studio Art and Graphic Design. After working in graphic and web design for 5 years, she attended Michigan State University for her Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics. She exhibits her work regionally and nationally, and teaches art and design courses as an Assistant Professor at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Preston Lawing, MFA Associate Professor, SMU Art & Design Department Preston Lawing has an MFA in Printmaking from the University of Florida. His work is architecturally based, and has been exhibited internationally. Lawing received the Brother Charles Severin Award for excellence in teaching from Saint Marys' University, and traveled extensively in Japan during a six week artist residency studying traditional Japanese woodblock printing. Preston Lawing is a book artist, carves marionettes, and leads study abroad trips with students to Italy during the summer. Registration You may register online or use the printable application. Register online Printable brochure/registration - coming soon Cost $275 on or before April 15 $295 after April 15 Location The campus of Saint Mary’s University is located 2 hours southeast of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis International airport. The campus of Saint Mary’s University features the SMU ice arena on campus with easy access to weight room, pool, recreation facility, residence halls and the newly renovated cafeteria.