Video: How can you get started on your very first animation, and how can music help tell a story?  Expert animation filmmakers Vitali Sichinava and Hui-ching Tseng give FILMCLUB reporter Jack the answers. The creative pair also tell us why visiting international film festivals are a fantastic way to pick up new ideas.

Profile: Vitali Sichinava is a Russian animator based in Scotland. His film, Tea Party, was nominated for Best Short Film at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Hui-ching Tseng is Taiwanese, and specialises in paper art animations. Both animators blend traditional techniques with cutting-edge computer software. 

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Animators Vitali Sichinava and Hui-ching Tseng

  • Fri 29 June 2012 (suitable for ages 8-13) "You can do whatever you want. You are completely free..." Vitali Sichinava tells us why his imagination can run loose when he makes animation films.

    Fri 29 June 2012 (suitable for ages 8-13) "You can do whatever you want. You are completely free..." Vitali Sichinava tells us why his imagination can run loose when he makes animation films.

    Vitali Sichinava tells FILMCLUB reporter Jack about his beautiful film Tea Party - the tale of a lonely stork abandoned by its loved one and seeking an uplifting tea party to cheer him up. Hui-ching Tseng also tells us about her animation, Paper Touch - a delightful and highly inventive stop-motion animation using only paper.

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