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Filmmakers Camp

A fun project for bored kids in lockdown

Calling all directors!

Looking for something for your LEGO loving builder to do during lockdown? Our Filmmakers Camp is the perfect activity!

Featuring awesome tips, tricks and inspiration, all developed by Master Model Builder Kieran, your budding builder will have a great time learning how to make a stop motion film!

New content every day during lockdown, starting Monday 31 May! This page will be regularly updated so keep checking it out!

Monday

Understanding stop motion and choosing a genre

Download worksheet: Creating Your Film Set

Download worksheet: Film Genre Summary

Tuesday

Model Master Builder Live Q&A

Wednesday

Wednesday: Scripting and storyboarding

Download worksheet: 8 Elements of Story

Download worksheet: Storyboard Template

Thursday

Thursday: Directing and cinematography

Download worksheet: Directing Tip Sheet

Download worksheet: Framing Shot Tip Sheet

Download worksheet: Lighting Tip Sheet

Download worksheet: Sound Effects Tip Sheet

Friday

Your Movie Premiere

New video by Model Master Builder Kieran uploaded Friday morning featuring tips and tricks about how to host an awesome film premiere at home for your family!.

To download the print outs, click on the links below:

Share your movie & win a VIP experience!

Use the hashtag #FilmmakersCamp and tag us on Facebook and Instagram to show the world your awesome LEGO® stop motion movie and be in the running to win a family pass to our VIP Premiere event for our new LEGO Mythica 4D movie!

Not sure where to share? We recommend sharing your video in the comments section of our Filmmakers Day 5 Premiere Facebook post.

Terms & Conditions: 

To enter, share your stop motion movie and use #FilmmakersCamp and tag LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Melbourne on Facebook and Instagram.

Competition runs from 4 June 2021 to 13 June 2021. The prize is a family pass (4 tickets) to the LEGO Mythica 4D movie VIP Premiere event. Prize is not redeemable for cash and is non-exchangeable or refundable. Winners must be able to attend Premiere event at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in person on 26/6/2021 and give consent for photos to be taken. Winners will be contacted via Facebook Messenger or Instagram Messenger. Please ensure you have liked our Facebook page. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram. 

SHARE YOUR MOVIE!

PARENTS ZONE

Are you helping your Mini Model Builder direct the nest stop motion block buster? Here's some resources that might help.

 

Teachers Guide

The LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Filmmakers Guide for Teachers also makes a great resource for parents:

Download the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Filmmakers Guide for Teachers.

 

Recommended apps

There are lots of different ipad and phone apps for stop motion movie making. We recommend using the Stop Motion Studio app which is simple and intuitive for kids.

Download Stop Motion Studio from the Apple App store
Download Stop Motion Studio from Google Play 

5-minute introduction to using Stop Motion Studio: