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Class captures the action – one animated stop at a time

Participants in the stop-motion animation class at the Vale Library enjoy an exercise as they learn new film techniques. (Submitted photo)

The Enterprise

VALE – Award-winning animator Teresa Drilling shared her stop-motion animation talents with students and aspiring film makers earlier this month at the Vale city library.

The program was sponsored by the Drexel Foundation and the Libraries of Eastern Oregon.

Numerous young Drexel Foundation award-winning filmmakers attended, along with students from Vale High School teacher Kacie Shaffer’s art class, and local adult filmmakers.

Drilling’s program covered a range of topics, discussing the differences between live-action and stop-action animation, the roots of special effects, fundamentals of pixilation and other production matters.

Class wrapped up . . .