Can you beat that?
“Creativity is key if Singapore is to push towards a more knowledge-intensive and innovation-driven economy. It is the elements of creativity and innovation that will help our future generations stay ahead of the competition in the booming Asia-Pacific market.”
- A/Prof Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive,
Science Centre Singapore
For those who are interested, all the stop-motion animation shorts were created using the SAM Animation software which was developed by iCreate, an American company formed by members of the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) at Tufts University in Boston, USA.
Does Singapore's next generation have it in them to propel our country's dream to create a thriving world class media hub?
After interviewing three of the winning teams (see video above), I am very optimistic. What about you?
Hey, guess what?
Check out B6 of today's "The Straits Times" (nov 16, 2012): "Pre-schoolers learn to make movies"
Apparently there is a kindergarten in Ang Mo Kio that is teaching it's K2 kids how to make their own one minute stop-motion animation films.
Just as go-karting is supposed to be the first stop on the route to F1 success. Maybe Stop-motion animation is the first step to Hollywood or Bollywood success? :)
- Kim Man
For more information about the Competition, visit http://www.science.edu.sg/events/Pages/Scinemation.aspx