Easter Workshop for Southwark Gifted and Talented at the Southwark City Learning Centre Animation Workshop

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Southwark Gifted and Talented at Southwark City Learning Centre. The stop motion film was made over a  period of four days during the Easter Break. Our young and enthusiastic animators  used “Gullivers Travels” as inspiration to create a short story. They then created  and animated puppets made of  photographs, using green screen techniques  and pixilation 

View  stills here or watch the movies below 

Watch Miniature Dream full size

Watch  The Small Adventure full size 

Watch Shrink full size 

Watch  The Small Life full size 

Student animating on Green screen


Students animating on Green Screen


Students Composing Music


One of the DVD covers


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Four days workshop at Southwark City Learning Centre funded by Southwark Gifted and Talented made by 9-11 years old 

Location Southwark City Learning Centre 


Funding Southwark Gifted and Talented 



Making 2D Model Animation, Pixilation and Green Screen Style Films @ Southwark City Learning Centre 

As part of Southwark’s Gifted and Talented complimentary studies program 15 pupils aged 9-11 years from several different schools took part in a 4 days animation workshop  Southwark City Learning Centre. 

Working with two professional animators, the children , inspired by Gulliver’s Travel, created 4 short  stunning animations film. They spent the week planning, writing scripts, storyboarding, constructing models and props and animating their creations using stop motion animation techniques, green screen and pixilation. Finally, they worked on the narration, voice over and music to produce this fantastic films. They also created the graphic for the DVD cover. 

We would like to thank  Southwark Gifted and Talented for funding the summer school and Southwark City Learning Centre for their support.

About Quirky Pictures

Award winning professional animators teaching animation workshops in and around London, England