Fiona Adams has worked as a film maker and camerawoman for over 15 years, directing films for all the major broadcasters including Channel Four and the acclaimed series 'Secret World of Year 3' for the BBC. In 2005, she founded Shoot it For Yourself Productions to work with a wide range of young people, empowering them to devise, produce and present their own films including the Observer "Young Environmentalist" award winning film 'The Amazing Adventure of the Plastic Bag'.
Fiona brings extensive experience from lecturing film at Sussex University and the University of the Arts London. Each year she hosts "School of Doc" at the SEE Film Festival, a showcase event where young people can present and screen their own work. Through her work with the national Creative Partnerships organisation she ensures continued reflective practice and embedded learning outcomes within the project for the young people.
Saatchi Gallery in collaboration with Shoot it For Yourself Productions would like to offer a series of 1 day animation workshops for schools. Classes of children from the age of 5-16 are invited to actively engage with the process and experience of contemporary art through creating their own animated film.
Following a tour of the gallery the children will work in rotational groups devising, creating, shooting and editing their own short animation reflecting their response to a specific art work.
The key aims for these workshops are to:
- - Provide an accessible fun pathway for young people to explore and engage with modern art
- - Introduce young people to fundamental film making techniques
- - Inspire imagination and expand perspectives for future engagement
- - Provide schools with future opportunities to develop young people's film making techniques and engagement with contemporary art
SCHOOLS will have a completed animation film created by their students, top ten tips on hosting their own premiere for friends & family, links and connections for future engagement with modern art and film making.
SAATCHI GALLERY offers a unique opportunity to engage with a never ending source of original contemporary art. This is an exciting inspirational resource for children to respond to collaborating with gallery staff in the education room.
FIONA ADAMS - SHOOT IT FOR YOURSELF PRODUCTIONS brings film making expertise, equipment, an understanding to school's curriculum needs, Arts Award opportunities.
To book a workshop please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02078113080