Demo| Junior lessons | 3. Create an animated film! (Intermediate&Upper-Intermediate)

Boost your creativity!

1.1 Read the rules and play the game.

Rules

  • Choose three types of cards: first — with fruit, second — with a vegetable, third — with a dessert.
  • You will see the numbers on the cards.
  • Go to the second table and find a hero, a place and a genre.
  • While the music plays, think of an idea of a new film that will connect the three elements: the hero, the place, and the genre.

Example

A bright-yellow rabbit decided to go to the construction store to buy some paint and change its colour into white.


Play the track while you think over the plot.


Create a cartoon!

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1.1 Read the advertisement.


Create your cartoon!

Do you like drawing? Is your imagination full of ideas?

Pixar Studio presents a wonderful opportunity for those who are into animation. Send us your ideas and win the trip to one of the most famous animated studios in the world!

You have to:

— choose the style of your animated film;
— create a hero;
— tell us what the storyline is.

Send your scripts and drawings to our email creators@pixar.com


1.2 Read the profiles and complete the table about the young people’s preferences.

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Kim Hyun-joong, 33

Country: Korea

Like: anime

Hate: computer animation


Quiz


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Ashley Johnson, 17

Country: the USA

Like: stories about superheroes, comics

Hate: Disney cartoons


Quiz


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Peter Hoffman, 16

Country: the Netherlands

Like: animated films, 3D graphics

Hate: black-and-white, alternative animation


Quiz

Kim Hyun-joong’s favorite style

1.1 Watch the video and complete sentences.


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Anime is a specific style which is different from any other types of cartoons. Watch the video I’ve prepared for you!

Kim Hyun-joong


Anime

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Cartoons

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2.1 Discuss the questions with the teacher.

  • What styles of animation do you like? Why?
  • Which types and styles of cartoons are popular in your country? Are there any specific styles of animation created in your country?
  • Rate how important these things are for you when you choose a cartoon:

Choose the style

1.1 Choose the style of graphics.

Quiz


Example

If I created a cartoon, I would make it for … because …


1.2 Choose the general atmosphere.

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Example

The general atmosphere would be …


1.3 Choose the setting.

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Example

I think the best setting for my cartoon would be … because …


1.4 Choose the time period.

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Example

I would set my cartoon in the future, because I could …


2.1 Watch the video of one of the heroes. Whose draft is it?

Ashley likes superheroes

1.1 Watch the video and tick the properties of a superhero Ashley mentions.


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Create a unique character for your cartoon — it will be a success. I really like cartoons about superheroes! I have even made a project to show why I like them.

Ashley


Quiz


2.1 Look at the profiles of famous superheroes and compare them.

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Batman

Powers, properties: Genius intellect; a lot of money.

Equipment: All kinds of super-cool stuff, like Batmobile, different weapons.

Weakness: Humanity; problems trusting people.

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Spiderman

Powers, properties: Can cling to surfaces, has superhuman strength.

Equipment: A web that comes from his body.

Weakness: No tall buildings; cold weather.

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Hulk

Powers, properties: An incredible level of physical strength.

Equipment: No special equipment.

Weakness: His strength increases with his level of emotions.

  • Who is the strongest/the weakest?
  • Whose powers are the most/least incredible?
  • Whose weaknesses are the most serious?

3.1 Think of the two powers you would choose if you were a superhero. Explain your choice.

Create a hero

1.1 Choose the main character of your cartoon and do the task.


Complete the profile, imagine your hero and talk about it.

Quiz


Superpowers or unusual abilities: _____
Equipment and clothes: _____
Weaknesses: _____


Example

The name of my hero would be … She/He would live in … As for the powers, he/she would …

Do the quiz

1.1 Read the instruction.

1. Click on the link in the task 1.2 and do the quiz.

Перейди по ссылке в задании 1.2 и выполни тест.

2. Click on the result and copy the text (ctrl+C).

Выдели и скопируй текст результата (ctrl+C).

3. Click on a «plus» button above the text.

Нажми на «плюс» над результатом.

4. Choose the option «Share Vk».

Выбери опцию «Поделиться Vk».

5. Paste (ctrl+V) the text of your result in the comment section.

Вставь текст своего результата в комментарий.

1.2 Quiz: What cartoon character would you be?

Peter’s discoveries

1.1 Watch the video and complete the table.


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When you choose the style of animation, remember that every detail is important. Look at the differences that I found in the same cartoons!

Peter



2.1 Forum

  • Why do you think it’s important to make these changes in different countries?
  • Do you know any other examples like these?

What I can do

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1.1 Match the parts to make the interview questions.


1.2 Tick the things you can do.