Take a back stage tour of the movie making process with the At the Movies theme pack. Find out how movies are made, how technology is changing the movie making process, and the real stories behind the making of animated movies and cartoons. Readers will also learn about the special effects that created famed animate characters and will get some tips on making their very own movies. Don’t miss out on this blockbuster of a theme pack aimed at kids ages 9 and up.
The At the Movies theme pack features 3 action-packed issues, including:
At the Movies: Almost everyone likes movies, and today you don't just have to go to the movie theater to watch them. You can watch movies in your own home, on your computer or tablet, on your phone, and soon even with your glasses! No matter where you're watching movies, do you ever wonder how they are made? That's what Appleseeds wanted to explore in this issue. You can even find out how to make a movie yourself! So grab your popcorn and get ready to explore the world of movies!
Techno Theater: Finding Nemo and The Lord of the Rings have introduced new dimensions to animation and special effects. We'll look at how technology is changing movie making in the 21st Century.
Let’s Get Animated: In this lively issue, readers can explore a world they already love but may not know much about: some of the real stories behind animated cartoons. Articles cover the mechanics of animation from various standpoints including the beginnings of animation, the rise of Walt Disney and his studio, and the principles of animation. Readers will travel around the world to meet characters from Tokyo TV like White Bread Man, and the maestro of Japanese animation, Hayao Miyazaki. They will have an opportunity to create characters themselves, as well as reading about the special effects that created famed animate characters like Star Wars' Yoda.