• October 29, 2023 11:30
  • Godzilla Stop-Motion Contest

    Free Admission

    Unleash a kaiju of your own creation and use the magic of stop motion to record it wreaking havoc! Join our Learning & Outreach team for a hands-on filmmaking activity and contest inspired by the Godzilla: King of Kaiju” Halloween series. This all-ages activity runs on a drop-in basis from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Want more guidance and the chance to use our filmmaking equipment? Show up early and get step-by-step instructions from our experienced facilitators and the opportunity to complete your entire film on-site. Confident you can pull this off independently with a few guidelines and your own smartphone? Arrive anytime within the drop-in period to pick up your prompts and instructions. Either way, submit your finished film for a chance to win Godzilla-themed prizes! 

    Limited equipment, props, and animation supplies will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants may want to bring their own smartphone or tablet with the free Stop Motion Studio app for Apple or Android installed, as well as any monster-movie-appropriate props and materials they have on hand.

    Animations submitted to learn@​thecinematheque.​ca by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, October 31 will be eligible for the grand prize pack, including the chance for your masterpiece to screen ahead of our monthly Film Club series. Entries must meet eligibility requirements, which will be shared during the drop-in period. 

    All ages and levels of experience are welcome!