Toon Club films included in Educational Programs!

Our film 'Animal Abuse' along with 'Out of the Frame' and 'Pesky Proverbs' will be screening at 'Chania Film Festival', Crete, Greece 2020. ⠀ We're honoured that the festival is also going to incorporate the film ANIMAL ABUSE in its educational program CFF Edu https://cff-e-edu.gr/ . ANIMAL ABUSE is a cutout animation film created in the Gond Art style (folk art of Madhya Pradesh) by 7th Graders ...

Pandemic spawns first ever INDO-POLISH Workshop for children!

Early this year, I received an email from Agnieszka Krajewska (from film, AV & media education department at Children's Art Centre (CSD), Poznan) inviting me to Poland for a project called ‘Animators of Tomorrow’ as part of the Festival ANIMATOR. She had seen Toon Club (TC) films at The Festival ANIMANIE in Pilzen (Czech Republic), and loved the work created by ...

It’s raining awards & selections!

Our winning spree goes on unabated! In the past month our films have been selected in 3 prestigious International festivals. FIVE FILMS: 'Clean & Green', 'Out of the Frame', 'The Great Chase', 'Monster Land' & 'Morphing Tales' were screened online on the Corti A Ponte website on 4th and 5th May 2020. Click here for screening schedule Children studying in Italian schools voted ...
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Adding Animation to STEM gathers STEAM

While India has been extremely strong in pedagogical education, we have been by and large languishing in the Arts domain. Consider this - most inventions of the 20th century have taken place in the west where art, creativity and out of the box thinking is actively encouraged at a very young age. Fortunately, with the introduction of IB curriculum in India, ...
Toon Club films selected at Animasyros

Indian kids on the global animation map… And how!

Here's a news that you may not have heard before. 11 out of 22 officially selected films ‘made by children’ at a prestigious Animasyros International Film Festival, GREECE are created by our students at Toon Club! Yes! 50% of the films screening at this festival belong our tiny school of tiny tooners. Now, isn’t that the coolest thing to happen? Way ...
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Best summer vacation workshop to creatively engage children

With the soaring temperatures and the long summer vacation ahead, most parents in Mumbai find it difficult to keep children constructively occupied and yet away from their electronic gadgets and devices. Children are addicted to their phones, play stations, iPads and Television. Gone are the days where children read, played board games or kept themselves busy creating art and craft ...
Benefits of animation education

How is Animation Education beneficial to children?

Ever wondered how animation education could be beneficial to children? As per an Analysis of Comprehension of Animation Logic in Young Children by Wendy Jackson Hall (Animation Artist/Educator, Seattle. Read more about her here) presented at the 2002 Society for Animation Studies Conference, Glendale, CA Creative Writing and Language skills are engaged while writing the script. Principles of storytelling, story structure, ...
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Selections & Pre-selections – Fingers crossed!

This past week has been so eventful, with ONLY exciting News and Awards coming our way. Here are a few more to add to the list- After winning a FICCI BAF Award last week, our cutout animation film ANIMAL ABUSE has made it to INDIAN PANAROMA section of International Children's Film Festival, Lucknow 2019 http://www.cmsfilms.org/icff/ and Corti a Ponte, Ponte San Nicolò, ...
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