Foundations in Film and Animation

Ages 11-14

  • February 20, 2022 - April 10, 2022
  • 8 Sundays, 2pm–4pm
  • Location:
    PUF Studios
    8 N Cherry St. Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Teacher: Mary Ellen Iatropoulos
  • Non-members: $370
  • Members: $352

This class will focus on transforming your love of filmmaking and stop motion animation into a broader set of skills you can use to express yourself and achieve your creative goals. Learn how to use camera angles, camera movement, lighting, sound design and editing to tell your stories.

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Since 2007, Mary Ellen Iatropoulos has been one of The Art Effect's lead teaching artists in radio production, film, photography and zine-making/writing, teaching classes for schools, libraries, and partner organizations across the Hudson Valley. She was the media arts instructor at Poughkeepsie Day School's middle school from 2011-2017, teaching courses in film, photography, digital media, and YouTube for middle school students. She loves helping students produce meaningful and often award-winning content, including the award-winning student film Santa Woman which was selected by the Tribeca Film Festival's "The America I Am" competition.