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Australian Centre for the Moving Image - Dreamworks


The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) continually seeks innovative ways to create successful opportunities for teaching and learning. This videoconference series enabled more than 2,100 students and 100 teachers from 10 metro and regional Victorian schools to engage with ACMI Educators, Australian creatives and DreamWorks Animation creatives live from LA studios, gaining a unique insight into creative processes behind the company's on-screen magic.

The videoconference series also supported students in creating their own animations by exploring stages of production including, inspiration from other sources, original concept artwork, scripting and storyboarding and the technology used at the various stages of the animation process.

Students from Years 3 - 12 from the following schools were able to share, contribute ideas and collaborate via the Polycom platform:

  • St Thomas More Primary School, Hadfield
  • Yuille Park P-8 Community College, Wendouree
  • Wanganui Park Secondary College, Shepparton
  • Monbulk College, Monbulk
  • Royal Children's Hospital Education Institute, North Melbourne
  • North Fitzroy Primary School, Fitzroy North
  • Silverton Primary School, Noble Park North
  • Meredith Primary School, Meredith
  • Horsham West and Haven Primary School West Campus, Horsham
  • Lara Secondary College, Lara

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