Gymnasia: A Deep Dive into Stop-Motion Animation in Virtual Reality

  1. Overview
  2. Description
  3. Speakers
  4. Moderator
  5. Fact Sheet

Dive into the process of creating stop-motion animation in virtual reality, with a focus on "GYMNASIA" by Chris Lavis and Maciek Szcerbowski of Clyde Henry Productions and Paul Raphaël of Felix & Paul Studios, in conjunction with the National Film Board of Canada.

The discussion will dive further into the symbiosis of virtual reality and stop-motion animation, and evolutionary nature of animation as a whole in relation to new technologies.

Speakers

  • Chris LAVIS
    Chris LAVIS

    CoFounder, Creator and Director
    Clyde Henry Productions

  • Maciek SZCZERBOWSKI
    Maciek SZCZERBOWSKI

    CoFounder, Creator and Director
    Clyde Henry Productions

  • Paul RAPHAËL
    Paul RAPHAËL

    CoFounder, Creative Director and Executive Producer
    Felix & Paul Studios

Moderator

  • Michael FUKUSHIMA
    Michael FUKUSHIMA

    Executive Producer, English Animation
    National Film Board of Canada

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: GYMNASIA: A Deep Dive into Stop-Motion Animation in Virtual Reality

    Directed by: Chris LAVIS, Maciek SZCZERBOWSKI

    Country: Canada

    Running time: 02 min 30 s

  • Technique

    Category:

    Techniques used: Animated objects, Puppets

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Young adults, Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Chris LAVIS, Maciek SZCZERBOWSKI

    Production: NFB (ONF) - NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA, Dana DANSEREAU, FELIX & PAUL STUDIOS, Stephane RITUIT

    Distribution: NFB (ONF) - NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA, Dana DANSEREAU, FELIX & PAUL STUDIOS, Stephane RITUIT