The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch at Downsview Special School

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for the BBC Children in Need at Downsview Special School. The stop motion film  was made over a  period of six days in May 2010. Our young and enthusiastic animators  adpated the story of the “The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch” and then created and animated  watercolours, puppets and objects.

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The House and the Lighthouse
Hamish attacked by Seagulls

Six days workshop at Downsview Special School funded by BBC Children in Need organized by with The Film and Video Workshop Animation Workshop made by 9-12 years old

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Thanks to the  “BBC Children in Need “, 10 pupils aged 9 – 12 years from Downsview took part in a one week animation workshop. Working with two professional animators, the children reworked the tale of  ” The Lightouse Keeper’s Lunch” creating this stunning animation film. They spent the days planning, storyboarding, painting watercolour, puppets and props and animating their creations using stop motion animation techniques. Finally, they worked on the narration and voice over to produce this film.

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