Learning Teaching Training Activities
Animation Techniques blended Learning Teaching Training Activity in Malmö, Sweden
The Erasmus+ project "YangCC: Youth as Agents to Negate Global Climate Change via Visual Means" held its second Learning Teaching Training Activities (LTTA) event in Malmö, Sweden from May 4-10 at Föreningscenter Nobel 21 Malmö.
The Blended Activity Animation Technique was designed to facilitate the acquisition of a comprehensive set of competencies necessary to train and instruct others (young people) in the utilisation of animation techniques. This approach empowers young people to engage in the fight against environmental problems, such as climate change.
Over the course of the five-day meeting, Prof. Alexander Iliev, professor, actor and anthropologist, as well as Filip Donchev, a filmmaker, actor, and educator, introduced the attendees to an overview of Animation theory, history and hardware, film editing technology, climate change concepts, and practical demonstrations of animation and video creation. Additionally, they were introduced to fundamental concepts pertaining to climate change and the ways in which human actions contribute to it that helped them to create various animations and videos.
The meeting also gave the participants the opportunity to celebrate Europe Day at STUDIO malmö, an event organised by Malmö stad, Malmö University, Europa Direkt Skåne and Malmö Ideella, attended the Association Gala of Malmö (#föreningsgalanmalmö) and participated in an Intercultural night where they exchanged and learned about traditions from the countries that are partners in the project: Sweden, Greece and Bulgaria.
Animation Techniques blended Learning Teaching Training Activity in Sofia Bulgaria
The first LTTA of the Erasmus+ project YANGc.c.”Youth as Agents to Negate Global climate change via visual means”, took place in Sofia, Bulgaria between 7-11th of October 2022. The Activity presented the participants the topic of the use of Animation Techniques to help active youth to pass on messages on climate change via visual means.
During the first meeting of the project, the participants received a short introduction to film editing technology by Filip Donchev, filmmaker, actor and teacher, and were introduced to a set of skills needed in order to understand and be able to train others in the use of techniques related to animation as a means to empower youth to actively participate in the fight against environmental issues such as climate change.
The videos produced by the learners can be found below.