Spins & Needles - CoMotion - May 27 2011

Be prepared for some commotion!

Spins & Needles, in collaboration with ooohlala.ca and artist Megan Turnbull, present a special event this May: COmotion!

WHAT: COmotion! Collaborative Stop Motion Edition
WHEN: Friday May 27th 2011, 8pm – 12 a.m.
WHERE: Legion Hall (330 Kent St. @ Somerset St. W.)
COVER $8, 19+
DJS: Featuring the funky beats of DJs Jason Pelletier and Z
BRING: Your camera (if you want to star in your own robot movie!

Be a part of this collaborative stop motion project at the next Spins & Needles installment! Create mini scenes captured on video – from gritty urban streets to fantastical forests – we’ll record the footage for you and remix it with some of the funky beats playing that night as part of a collaboratively made film. The end result will be posted on YouTube.

Plus, star in your own robot movie – bring your camera with video or smartphone to catch it all on tape!

What’s stop motion you ask? Click here to see the COmotion project from the Ottawa Mini-Maker-Faire or check out the event links

Additional Links:
Make Awesome: http://www.vimeo.com/17314152
Evolucity Trailer: http://www.vimeo.com/17828081
Frolic: http://www.vimeo.com/17065215

More about Megan Turnbull | ooohlala.ca:
Megan Turnbull works as a new media artist and director, in a variety of mediums such as; video, paper sculpture, stop-motion, animation and illustration. She has created several paper worlds for her films ‘Evolucity,’ ‘Frolic,’ and the National Film Board stereoscopic 3D film ‘Unlaced-Délacé.’ She has screened her work across Canada, and participated in panels discussing animating stop-motion in stereoscopic 3D. Megan is currently working on a video/music collaboration with Gt. Dane, a musical personality from Toronto.
Prior to her animation pursuits Megan worked as a Landscape Architect, in Hong Kong. In addition to these projects Megan still makes time for more serious endeavors, like hula hooping.

Spins & Needles | Collaborative Stop Motion Party | May 27, 2011
Friday, May 27, 2011
8:00pm - 19+
Legion Hall (map)
330 Kent St.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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