Step 6 Tell your students they are going to watch a short film in which a young woman called Ava goes speed-dating. Ask them to come up with 10 questions they would ask if they went speed-dating.
Elicit or explain that speed-dating is an organised event normally held in a bar in which single people seeking romantic relationships have a series of short conversations with potential partners in order to determine whether there is a mutual interest. Step 10 Give the students time to answer the questions and then compare their answers with a partner. Step 12 Get feedback from the whole class and discuss what they think are the best questions.
Artes honed her skills working with studios and boasts an impressive resume including projects with Dreamworks, Nickelodeon, NBC, and Sesame Street.
We’re thrilled to see her moving into the independent arena, and are excited for her next project, where she has hinted she’ll be flexing her animation muscles and mixing up her tone and style.
Step 7 Put your students into small groups and ask them to discuss the following questions: Step 9 Tell your students that as they watch the film they should try to answer the questions. Step 13 Give your students the speed-dating questions document.
Tell them that there are 24 of the most popular speed-dating questions.
In the lesson students talk about meeting a partner and dating, watch a short film, and read and discuss speed-dating questions.
With touches of the absurdism, charm and quirky detail of Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Artes’s laborious frame by frame pixilation process used Dragonframe software on two Mac desktops with multiple Canon 6D and 7D DSLR cameras.
But what if you’re facing not one but a dozen undesirable suitors?
What was the inspiration for applying this style to this particular story?
Well, the story comes first, of course, and then the technique.