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Video: In Spain, Camera Free Video Workshop for Kids

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In Valladolid, Spain, Film-making is taught to children without them having to use a camera. Following are some of the videos showcasing the process and final results of these workshops.

The Asociación Espacio Rojo (Red Space Asociation) is the one organizing the workshops, and this is how they introduce their vision:

Actualmente, Estamos realizando el Taller ‘Mi primera película’ que es un taller práctico de cine sin cámara. Este taller presenta la forma de hacer cine, películas sin cámaras usando técnicas y soporte cinematográfico como medio de expresión.

Currently, the “My First Movie” workshop is taking place, a practical film-making workshop without using cameras. This workshop shows the process of making movies on film without using cameras, using different techniques and projectors as a means of expression.

Following is a video with the children's first movies:

In the latest workshop, which took place on December 27th, the kids painted on 16 mm film: then all their strips, were spliced together. In this video you can see them at work, and admiring the machines used to splice their film:

In this next video, in addition to the process, you can see the children admiring their first film at the screening:

You can view more of the videos featuring the children's experimentation with film-making as well as the workshops in process on the Red Space Asociation vimeo channel.

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