Pixilation Project
On-going throughout the festival (Arts Court Studio)

Come take part in one of the most exciting OIAF events open to young and old. Throughout the festival, Gary Schwartz will be hosting a do-it-yourself project giving festival attendees the opportunity to animate to a pre-recorded soundtrack, following the audio frame by frame utilizing exposure sheets. This is your invitation to total insanity. The results will be captured on the LunchBox Sync Multireel from Animation Toolworks and the highlights will be screened at the closing ceremonies Sunday, September 26, 7:00 pm.

Pixilation: Subject to erratic behaviour or unpredictable change; somewhat unbalanced mentally; bemused; whimsical. A stop-motion technique in which objects and people (meat puppets) are photographed frame by frame to create unusual effects.

Gary Schwartz is an award winning animator/director/artist/filmmaker & educator. He is currently Associate Professor in the Animation & Digital Media Department of the College for Creative Studies and produced, designed and directed animation for Disney, Sesame Street, MTV, Fox Television, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and others.