VAF and the Animation Workshop took the culture summit Kulturmødet Mors by storm the 22nd of August, and set animation on the agenda when previous minister of culture Bertel haarder, Thomas Gammeltoft (Director of CPH Filmfond), Vinca Wiedermann (Headmaster of Den Danske Filmskole) and Morten Thorning (Center Leader of The Animation Workshop) discussed behaviour in media consumption in relation to paedagogics.
Animation can become a catalyst for new ways to understand ourselves and the surroundings. Chilren across the world are becoming consumers of media at younger and younger ages.
Children and youths build impressions and expresses themselves through images, sound, text and animations in cooperation, when they communicate with eachother and when they acquire new knowledge outside of school. Research shows that it affects their personal learning processes.
That’s why we need o be far better at utilizing the potential that animation offers.
Thursday the 26th of September this year’s Animated Learning Conference will go in depth with these topics. This year they’ll be focusing on how one build bridges between traditional schooling and the children- and youth culture during their education under the theme:
FLY: Film Literacy Years – the Force of Imagination and Storytelling.
Read more about the conference here: