Australian filmmaking workshop brings art of animation to Yangon


11 June


THE Film Development Center at No.50, Shwe Taung Kyar Road (Golden Valley Road) in Bahan Township, Yangon, will be host-ing  a  filmmaking  workshop  on  how documentaries utilize a va-riety of animation techniques to enhance storytelling and visual style.


Titled ‘Animation in Docu-mentary Workshop’, it is a joint collaboration between the Film Development  Center,  Yangon  Film School and the Australian Embassy. The Masterclass will be take place on 14 June from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.


It  will  be  led  by  visiting  Australian,  Marisa  Martin,  a  multi-award winning filmmaker based in Canberra. She is the director  of  EoR  Media:  Ene-mies of Reality Films, a small production house specialising in  animation  and  production  design.


There  are  6  films  on  the  workshop’s filmography, includ-ing ‘Della Mortika: Carousel of Shame’, an animation by Mari-sa  that  won  Best  Australian  Animation at Flickerfest 2019.


Those interested can regis-ter or follow the event at ‘Film Masterclass by Marisa Martin’ on  Facebook,  though  seating  is  limited.  Translation  into  Burmese  will  be  provided  by  professional  interpreters  and  entry is free of charge. —MNA(Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)