Summer 2020 registration is open!
Stop Motion Photography Studio
Direct your own stop motion film in our Stop Motion Photography Studio! Students will create digital special effects using open source software that integrates art with technology. The curriculum will include film-related topics, such as storyboarding, production, lighting, shooting, and editing.
Requirements: Participants are expected to bring a tablet, iPad, or smartphone for video recording. All other equipment and supplies will be provided.
You might also be interested in the Intro to Digital Photography Studio and Filmmaking Workshop for High School.
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Dates: July 6–10, 2020
Times: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (M-F)
Location: Mason Fairfax Campus, Art & Design Building
After Care: $90/week (pickup by 6 p.m.) Learn More
The After Care program is located in Mason’s deLaski Performing Arts Building and staffed by the Academy’s summer staff. To add the After Care option, search for “After Care” before the final checkout.
Instructor: Sydney Carr
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Sydney Carr is a high school art teacher in Fairfax County, VA. She has her Bachelor’s in Art Education from Missouri State University in Springfield, MO. She recently moved to the Fairfax County area and loves working with artists and students from the area. She is currently working on her Master’s in Art Education and loves inspiring students to create meaningful work that they are proud of and continuously pushes students to create the best work that they can.
Teaching Assistant: Arthur Reinaltt
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Information coming soon
Director/ Instructor: Justin Sutters, Ph.D.
Mason School of Art Professor
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Dr. Sutters was a K-12 art educator in an urban school district for seven years and also taught for two years in São Paulo, Brazil. He completed his undergraduate and master’s degree from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania, attained his doctorate degree from the Ohio State University receiving national recognition for his dissertation. Since, he has been an Assistant Professor and currently is the Director of the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program in Art Education at George Mason University. He has presented his research at the state, national and international level and is published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. He currently is the Chair of the Professional Learning through Research (PLR) working group of the National Art Education Association’s Research Commission, the NAEA Higher Education Representative for the Southeastern Division, on the review board of Art Education and Visual Arts Research (VAR) and has been a contributing member of the Data Visualization Working Group. His research focuses on pre-service practices, teacher licensure, national demography data, comparative studies/Brazilian studies, and theories pertaining to space and place.
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- All students will receive a Welcome Letter via email at least 1 week before the program starts with all necessary details including drop off, pick up, what to bring, etc. Feel free to contact the Academy office with questions at 703-993-9889 or email@example.com.
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