introduction to puppetry film making – trina gaskell

ages 9-13 years


Overview: Over nine 1.5-hour classes, children will create a short film using various shadow puppetry techniques. Working with all aspects of creating from storyboarding through to editing they will cover a broad range of skills and elements needed to learn how to tell their own stories. 

Outcomes: Throughout this process children will be introduced to the concept of:

  • script creation and story boarding
  • shadow puppet making and techniques
  • gaining confidence in puppetry as a story telling tool
  • filming their stories.
  • adding sound
  • introduction to editing
  • Finished art to final product

Date and Time: Tuesdays from 4.00pm - 5.30 pm

Commences on Tuesday 13th of october

Final class on Tuesday the 15th of December.

*Please note due to Melbourne Cup Day there will be no class on Tuesday November the 3rd

Skill level: Beginner’s class for children aged 9-13 who already have a keen interest in illustration and design. 

Materials supplied: All materials supplied

Cost: 1.5 hour class x nine weeks = 13.5 hours of tuition. Course cost $290.00

Note: Numbers are limited to 10 students