Victorian Gothic Animation 
Jeanne Stern


Vampires, forbidden love, spirits, and monsters from the deep. In this class students will make short animations inspired by the Victorian genre. Students will learn handmade animation techniques, including paper silhouette, hand-drawn and experimental methods. We will read samples of Victorian Gothic and related literature for inspiration; students will make work based on these readings or on their own ideas. No Animation or Film experience required. Beginners welcome and encouraged to partake! All supplies included.


Tuition: $250.00

Member Tuition: $225.00

About the instructor:

Jeanne Stern creates fantastical films using a hybrid of puppetry and animation. Her work has screened in a variety of festivals and galleries including Heather Henson's traveling film festival "Handmade Puppet Dreams," South by Southwest, Dallas PBS, and the Smithsonian. She recently completed her MFA in Film at UT, Austin, and received her BA in Studio Art from Connecticut College. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Jeanne now lives in Austin where she works as an animator and teacher.




2017 Classes TBA

*Please contact the Austin School of Film for more information.