Spy Hop at the 2017 Utah Arts Festival

Spy Hop is partnering with the Utah Arts Festival to offer teenagers workshops in animation, filmmaking and beatmaking. Class size is limited, so register early!

Ages 10 -15 | 1pm – 4pm | June 22 – 25 | Free registration includes admission in to the Utah Arts Festival

*The workshops are free, but you must be registered to participate.

Thursday & Friday, June 22 – 23

Beatmaking Workshop

Students will participate in a discussion about the “elements” of a beat, whether that be EDM, hip-hop or pop. Then using Ableton Push controllers, turn tables, electric guitars and bass all participants will create their own compositions that will then be used for projects created for the rest of the weekend.

Registration is free but you MUST register to participate (includes two admissions to the Utah Arts Festival).

Saturday, June 24

Claymation Animation

Bring your imagination to life in this claymation animation class. From analog to digital, you will sculpt your character out of clay and then use stop motion software to capture movement and create a story. After adding voiceover and a soundtrack, you will have a complete short film.

Registration is free but you MUST register to participate (includes admission to the Utah Arts Festival).

Sunday, June 25

“Shoot the Clues” Filmmaking Workshop

Learn basic film principles and explore the Arts Festival in Shoot the Clues. Students will work in teams to solve riddles and use their newfound filmmaking knowledge to capture moving images that represent the riddle’s answer. Edit your movie, create original music, and share your film magic with festival goers in our Sunday evening showcase!

Registration is free but you MUST register to participate (includes admission to the Utah Arts Festival).

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