NEoN Digital Arts Archive

Board with electronic components


A day for the whole family offering exciting exploration into digital technology – experimenting with motors, LEDs, sound, and animation. We will also be screening some Pixar favourites. Sessions and screenings will be running throughout the day on a drop-in basis, but if you have a particular interest in attending one of the sessions you can book a place, see page 19 for booking details.

Vegetables ‘Sound’ Good – pick your vegetable frequencies and make tunes.

Collage Animation – cut out, rearrange, connect and bring it to life.

Circuit Bending – ever wondered how it works? Pull it apart and make it do something else.

Fun Day Screenings

12:00 -12.30 Pixar Shorts

Famed for children’s titles such as Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, Finding Nemo, and Monsters Inc., Pixar Animation Studios has been pioneering CGI animation since the mid-eighties. Showcased in this session are just a few of the groundbreaking shorts which helped in realising the blockbuster films.

Certificate: (PG)
Language: English
Director: John Lasseter
Runtime: Various

13.00 Toy Story (1995)

Pixar’s Toy Story was the first fully computer-generated feature film. It features cowboy doll Woody, leader of a host of toyroom creatures whose adventures take a new turn when his status as favourite toy in the box is threatened. As an interesting aside, the New York Institute for Technology was working on a film that was abandoned in 1982 that would have beaten Toy Story to its title by over ten years.

Certificate: (PG)
Language: English
Director: John Lasseter
Runtime: 80 mins

Venue: Hannah Maclure Centre
Date: 6th November 2010
Time: 10am – 5pm