Flash Animation for Islington Summer University London

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Film and Video Workshop.  These  12 short flash film were made over a  period of four days during Easter Break. Ours student  created short stories  , recorded a  voice over and  then animated to the sound using Adobe Flash CS3.  To watch the animation click on the title  of the short film just scrolling down below or find them here

6000000000000BC _Life is the story of a man that witness the full history of the world from birth to death. By Eliot

6000000000000BC _Life

12_07_1529_”The kidnapped pirate” is the story of a boy kidnapped by pirates in the 15th Century. By Owen

12_07_1529_ The kidnapped pirate

04-01-88 AUSTRALIA. A visual recollation  of a holiday in Australia . By Drie

04-01-88 AUSTRALIA

15_12_08_Anti-Drugs. The Sad Story of  a boy ruining his life . By Oisin


02_06_08 BOY WHO DIDNT WATCH TV. This story is linked to next short film. It tells of a boy who has a brother that watches TV all the time. By Barny


02_07_08 BOY WHO DID WATCH TV. Thsi films narrate the of a boy that watch  TV all the time. By Robert

02_07_2008 the boy who watched tv

21-02-10 Ninja Kid. This is the story of a Boy that wants to become the best Ninja in the worl. By Brandon

21_02_10 Ninja Kid

13_04_10_ Travel to London . This short film narrates the hopes of a Brasilian girl moving to England. By Jade

13_04_10_ BRASIL

13_04_10_worldz. Do other lifeform exist in the univers? How would they be… look like? Feel?…  By Jacob


13_04_10 The frog . One day in the life of a frog. by  CHLOE

13_04_10 The frog

28-4-2015_ TEST _ A boy running late on the day of his exams… or is he? By OLIVER

28-4-2015_ TEST

99999AD_ At the end… An alien witness the end of the world as we know it… By  Sebastian

99999AD_ At the end

Four days workshop funded by Islington Council and Summer university London in collaboration with The Film and Video Workshop Animation Workshop made by 11-16 years old.

Thanks to the Summer University of London 12 pupils aged 11 – 16 years took part in a four day animation workshop. Working with two professional animators, the children created  a series of playful animation film. They spent the days planning, storyboarding, acting and recording their narration, and they learnt how  to use Adobe Flash  to create their drawn animation and Adobe premiere to edit the final movies. Using Flash the student learnt the basic technique of drawn  animation and morphing.

About Quirky Pictures

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