BUILDING ANIMATION SKILLS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF STORYTELLERS
The Made in NY Animation Project offers NYC youth the opportunity to engage in storytelling, gain technical skills in 3D computer animation, and qualify for paid internships in the field. The program is an initiative of the NYC Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment in partnership with NYC Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeONSM) Community Centers, and The Animation Project (TAP).
The Made in NY Animation Project is designed to:
NeONSM Center Animation Labs
Downtown Brooklyn, 345 Adams Street
Harlem, 127 West 127th Street
Jamaica Queens, 162-24 Jamaica Ave
South Bronx, 198 East 161 Street
Tompkinsville Staten Island, 340 Bay Street
The Made in NY Animation Project is supported by Autodesk.
Animation Project FAQ
Q. Who is eligible to participate?
A. All New York City residents between the ages of 16-24 are eligible to join labs offered at participating NeONSM Centers. Students between the ages of 12-24, who currently attend the ten partner public schools are also eligible to participate in labs offered at school. No experience necessary!
Q. What is the program?
A. The Animation Project teaches professional-level 3D computer animation skills for careers in video game design, music video design, animation, engineering, cartooning, fashion design, photography, film and more! The groups are co-led by an art instructor and a professional computer animator who teach the students how to storyboard and use the Autodesk animation software to tell their story. Professional guest speakers from the industry also join some sessions to share their experiences. The group cycles complete and hold a public screening of their animated videos.
Q. When does the next class start?
A. Contact us to find out more about the program and when the next lab will begin.
Q. Where are the classes held?
345 Adams Street
Brooklyn, NY 11212
127 West 127th Street
New York, NY 10027
162-24 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432
South Bronx NeON
198 East 161st Street
Bronx, NY 10451
Staten Island NeON
340 Bay Street
Staten Island, NY 10301
Schools (tentative list)
PS 308 Clara Cardwell School
616 Quincy St, Brooklyn NY 11221
PS 184 Newport Street School
273 Newport St, Brooklyn, NY 11212
AIM Charter High School I
1495 Herkimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11233
PS 96 Joseph Lanzetta School
216 E 120th St, New York, NY 10035
The Judith Kaye High School
321 East 96th St, Manhattan, NY 10128
MS 217 Robert A. Van Wyck Middle School
85-05 144th St, Jamaica, NY 11435
88-08 164th St, Jamaica, NY 11432
John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy
1239 Lafayette Ave, Bronx, NY 10474
Mott Haven Community High School
455 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10455
Pathways to Graduation
450 St. Marks Place, Staten Island, NY 10301
To learn more:
Call or text us at (917) 282-0931 | Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This program brought to you by the City of New York Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, the Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeONSM), and The Animation Project.