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CREATE YOUR OWN ANIMATION USING MCLAREN'S GROUNDBREAKING TECHNIQUES

APP STORE BEST OF 2013 in Engaging Educational Apps by Apple Canada.

WATCH 51 CLASSIC ANIMATED FILMS BY OSCAR-WINNING DIRECTOR NORMAN MCLAREN… FOR FREE!

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is proud to offer unparalleled access to the incomparable work of Norman McLaren, Canada’s best-known animation filmmaker.

McLaren’s animated films are landmarks in the history of cinema and have been celebrated around the world, winning an Oscar (Neighbours), a Palme d’Or in the short film category at Cannes (Blinkity Blank), a Berlin Silver Bear (Rythmetic), a Berlin Silver Plaque (Begone Dull Care), and several BAFTAs (Blinkity Blank, A Chairy Tale and Pas de deux).

The McLaren’s Workshop also gives users free access to 11 short documentaries that will guide them through McLaren’s impressive filmography, providing a thematic analysis of his work.

**PAPER CUT-OUTS Workshop**
Make your own animated films with the PAPER CUT-OUTS Workshop, using the paper elements and original backgrounds McLaren created when he animated his classic film Le merle.

**SCRATCH ON FILM Workshop**
The SCRATCH ON FILM Workshop allows you to scratch, draw and paint free-form images directly onto film frames, a technique McLaren made famous through inspired films like Blinkity Blank and Begone Dull Care.
New Price $0.99- with a free trial

**SYNTHETIC SOUND Workshop**
With this workshop, you can try your hand at the synthetic sound experiment McLaren undertook in his vibrant and award-winning Synchromy, whose music was created by drawing directly onto the soundtrack area of the film strip.
New Price $0.99- with a free trial

The McLaren’s Workshop requires iOS 5.1 and above.
Though it can be run on an iPad 1, we recommend using an iPad 2 to fully enjoy all the app's features.

KEY FEATURES
-WATCH 51 films by Norman McLaren.
-WATCH 11 short documentaries on Norman McLaren and his work.
-WATCH LATER – Store films for up to 48 hours of off-line viewing.
-MAKE YOUR OWN ANIMATION with the PAPER CUT-OUTS Workshop.
-DRAW DIRECTLY ONTO FILM FRAMES with the SCRATCH ON FILM Workshop.
-CREATE A MOVIE & SOUNDTRACK with the SYTHETIC SOUND Workshop.
-READ an exclusive essay on McLaren’s works by Don McWilliams.
-DISCOVER McLaren’s complete illustrated biography.

What's New

Version 1.0.12

Multiple bugs fixes for iOS 8 and 9

Ratings and Reviews

Editors' Choice

Do you aspire to be the next big indie animator? Learn new skills and develop creative abilities while rediscovering classic animation techniques pioneered by legendary Canadian filmmaker Norman Mclaren—and make your own masterpiece.

Loved it!

LucasMtl

Great app, very smooth and easy to understand!

etching on film

doiion

this is the perfect app if you want to make a very short film or quickly test an animation (in addition to being able to see all the masterpieces of Norman McLaren). Highly recommended!

Information

Seller
National Film Board / Office national du film
Size
220.8 MB
Category
Photo & Video
Compatibility
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Languages
English, French
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© National Film Board of Canada
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Etching on film workshop $1.39
  2. Synthetic sound $1.39

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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