Animating History

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Friday, September 16th, 2022
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Program Description

Work cooperatively with professional animators to storyboard a plot; create and animate characters; and add dialogue and sound effects. You'll complete a one-to-two minute film by the end of the day. Story choices include Vancouver Fire, 1907 Anti-Asian Riots and Japanese-Canadian Internment. Presented in partnership by Reel 2 Real with the Museum of Vancouver. 


Big Ideas
  • Canada’s policies and treatment of minority peoples have negative and positive legacies.
  • Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.
  • Natural resources continue to shape the economy and identity of different regions of Canada.
  • Media sources can both positively and negatively affect our understanding of important events and issues.
  • Religious and cultural practices that emerged during this period have endured and continue to influence people.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    5, 6, 7
    Months Available: 
    Times Offered: 
    Full Day minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Packages Provided: 
    Both Pre-Visit and Post-Visit Packages
    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 

    Cost: $450 per class. Price includes all programming supplies. One adult free per five students. Minimum ratio of one chaperone for every ten students.

    Additional Notes

    Program goes until 2pm. Please bring snacks and lunch.