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Animation Gets Real Miami 2020 Summer Camp
for teens with autism and related disabilities

Animation Gets Real is going virtual this summer! Teens, ages 13-22 with autism and related disabilities, will learn new skills in a virtual classroom as they explore the world of animation, filmmaking and music technology!

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Animation Gets Real Miami 2020 is presented by Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs All Kids Included in partnership with Arts4All Florida and Arts for Learning/Miami.

Who:  Students ages 13-22 with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities who are able to follow instructions, independently communicate and participate in a virtual group setting.

When / Where
Session 1:  June 15 - 19, 2020 / Via Zoom
Session 2:  June 22 - 26, 2020 / Via Zoom

Program Fees (non-refundable):  $50 Miami-Dade Residents * | $300 Non-Residents
* Scholarships available to Miami-Dade residents who qualify for free or reduced lunch, or receive assistance such as SNAP benefits.

Daily Schedule: Group 1
9:00 am – 10:00 am:  iPad Music (Group)
11:00 am – 12:00 pm:  Animation (Group)
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm:  Animation (Break Out)
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm:  iPad Music (Open Studio)

Daily Schedule: Group 2
10:00 am – 11:00 am:  iPad Music (Group)
3:00 pm – 400 pm:  Animation (Group)
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm:  Animation (Break Out)
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm:  iPad Music (Open Studio)

Students will need:
• Access to a computer with a good Wi-Fi connection
• Paper & pencil
• Audio headsets
• iPad with GarageBand and ThumbJam apps installed

Participants will be provided the Toon Boom animation software license, an iTunes gift card for the purchase of ThumbJam, and Zoom login link.

A lending program is available on a limited basis for those students needing to borrow an iPad or laptop.

View Animation Gest Real Miami 2020 Highlights - Session 1

View Animation Gest Real Miami 2020 Highlights - Session 2

View Animation Gets Real Miami 2019 Highlights (NORTH)

View Animation Gets Real Miami 2019 Highlights (SOUTH)

View Parent Testimonial from Animation Gets Real Miami 2019

About the Animation Gets Real Instructors:

Dani Bowman, animator, author and entrepreneur will impart her animation skills while exuding enthusiastic inspiration to students with disabilities.  Dani has ASD, Asperger’s Syndrome Disorder and has been teaching animation for 9 years since she founded her company Powerlight Studios in Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Clint Randles, Assistant Professor of Music Education at University of South Florida and an Arts4All Florida teaching artist in the Tampa Bay area, teaches iPad music, an innovative musical art form that can be adapted to everyone.  Dr. Randles teaches pre-service music teachers, works with local school districts, and conducts research on the place of creativity in the music curriculum.