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Coraline in Juneau

Friday, April 24th 2009 by Pat

coralineA great opportunity for Juneau filmmakers this weekend, Georgina Hayns and Mark Gaiero of Laika studios will be visiting town and sharing their knowledge of puppet making and stop-motion animation. George has worked on several feature films including, Mars Attacks, The Corpse Bride, and most recently, Coraline.

Saturday, April 25 – 7pm Downtown Library

George and Mark will discuss the making of the film Coraline and their work with puppets and animation.

Sunday, April 26 – 1pm Douglas Public Library

In this 4-hour workshop, George and Mark will teach the basics of stop motion and armature construction. At last check the workshop was full but if give a call if you want to get on a wait list or feel like stopping by to check things out, 586-3440.

Coraline will be playing at the Goldtown Nickelodeon this weekend in case you missed it. Also, a big thanks to Amy at the Juneau Empire did a great writeup on the events:

Thanks to the JUMP Society and the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this workshop and presentation.

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