WVIA Educational Animation Festival Competition open to students


For Abington Journal



PITTSTON — WVIA Public Media and Box Of Light in Bloomsburg present the 2016 Educational Animation Festival Competition in which students in grades two through 12 are invited to create an animated movie, no longer than five minutes, that teaches a math, science or social studies fact or concept.

Winning films will be showcased on wvia.org and the grand prize winner will win a Box Of Light animation workshop. Deadline for entries is March 25, 2016.

First and second place movies will receive trophies. Third place and all honorable mention movies will receive award certificates. The first place movie in the Grade 2-4 category will win a school assembly from Box Of Light. First place movie in all other categories will receive an animation workshop to be held in school or at a Box Of Light studio.

Each movie should be aimed to educate and entertain students in the same grade level as the submitter. Movies will be judged on creativity, quality of technical elements and how well its teaching point is conveyed. A panel of independent artists and educators will judge the movies. The festival is open to student filmmakers within the WVIA broadcast area.

Log onto http://www.wvia.org/blogs/education/2016-educational-animation-festival/ for full details, rules, example videos and to submit an entry.

For Abington Journal

Information provided by WVIA Public Media.

Information provided by WVIA Public Media.

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