About The Animation Chefs
We are four brothers who's mission it is to make a dent in the media-making universe.
Think of us as a blend of Bob Ross, Tim Burton/Ray Harryhausen, and the Swedish Chef.
We have produced our own webshow about animation since 2009. We have had the opportunity to teach thousands of kids the joys of stop motion filmmaking on three continents. Animating Kids is currently used in over 500 sites in 12 countries and 16 states in the USA.
With our experience and generous support from our crowd-funding supporters we have been able to spend the past three years developing...
The Animating Kids subscription is our mission to help kids learn media making like they learn reading and writing.
Our lessons are principle and concept based recipes that are device and app independent.
We save our subscribers time with pre-planned hands-on lessons and secret recipes for:
Explaining the math involved in working with "frames per second"
Creating speed with spacing
Slowing-down and speeding-up formulas
Squash and stretch concepts
Winding-up and following through skills
Combining multiple animation concepts simultaneously
Quiver and shake recipes
Running and walking strategies
Thinking with Blinking
And much, much more
Animating Kids lessons will challenge young learners to:
Do the Math of Motion
Discover how time and space are related
Visualize written infomation
Sequence a storyboard
Compose scenes with cinematographic rules
Understand reasoning behind camera positions
Collaborate • Problem solve • Negotiate
Synthesize academics, play and creativity in service of a project
Enjoy public exhibition and sharing