Sunday Fun Day 2022

Pancake Breakfast

Join us for breakfast on Sunday April 10th, 2022 at 10:00AM at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown! Drop-in animation workshops (Pixilation, Cut-out, Objects in Motion, Drawn animation) will be offered with instruction throughout the day. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast of homemade pancakes, juice, and gallons of hot coffee for the grown-ups! Vegan and gluten-free options are available. Pancakes will be served from 10:00 – 11:30 AM, and the animation workshops and films will be offered from 10:00 – until 2:00 PM.  Workshops, short films and a pancake breakfast are included with admission.

Special price: $7 per person, includes 4 short film programs + workshops + breakfast.

Reel 2 Real’s top priority is the safety and well-being of the public audience, workshop participants, and teachers. All activities will follow BC’s current Health Guidelines.

Short Film Programs

Mixed Bag Animation

Sunday April 10 @ 10:30 AM

Showcasing a plethora of animation techniques and styles, this collection of shorts boasts creative approaches from around the world.

Recommended for grades 5-7

Themes: young hearts, friends, rivals, family, environment, conservation, play, animals, whimsy


Big World Shorts

Sunday April 10 @ 11:30 AM

Through animation and comedy, short films invite us to expand our perspective and ask us to consider life outside of our immediate bubble.

Recommended for grades 4-5

Themes: coming of age, facing fears, love, family, freedom, community

Indigenous Spotlight – True North Edition

Sunday April 10 @ 12:30 PM

This special edition of films all take place on Turtle Island, and if we listen close we just might learn from Elders, traditional dancers, Shaman’s and the landscape.

Recommended for grades 5-7

Themes: Elder appreciation, the land, spirit, dance, Indigenous joy, ceremony, community, tradition

There is More to Know

Sunday April 10 @ 13:30 PM

Is it friendship? Are they foes? Seeking a deeper connection, young people step outside their comfort zones to connect and foes stand off with one another.

Recommended for grades 5-8

Themes: trust, friendship, self-reliance, identity, love and connection, difference in perspective, fitting in, peer pressure


Cut Out Animation

A variety of pre-fashioned and cut out materials will be used to create characters and sets. In small groups, using video capture techniques, students will be taken through the steps of creating a short story.


Students get animated! Choreographed by the instructor, the class will glide, disappear and fly through the air. This is a great introduction to special effects and stop motion animation.

Objects in Motion

Using everyday office and school supplies, students will animate objects in new, silly, and imaginative ways.

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