Quirky Pictures led a workshops for the BBC Children in Need at West Lea School. The stop motion film was made over a period of six days in winter. Ours young and enthusiast animators adpated the story of the “Sword in the Stone” and then created and animated beautiful silhouettes puppets in the beautiful style of Lotte Reiniger.
Thanks to the “BBC Children in Need “, 15 pupils aged 11 – 16 years from West Lea School took part in a one week animation workshop. Working with two professional animators, the children reworked the old tale of ” The Sword in the Stone” creating this stunning animation film. They spent the days planning, storyboarding, constructing backgrounds or ‘sets’, puppets and props and animating their creations using stop motion animation techniques. Finally, they worked on the narration and voice over to produce this fantastic film.