Free Classroom Workshops

Request the date and time that works best for your class—in-person or virtually!

Receive a confirmation email with pre-workshop and post-workshop info and lesson plans.

On the date and time of your reservation, a professional film artist will enter your classroom in-person* or virtually!

*NOTE: Utah Film Center film artists will follow all federal, state, and school district guidelines for entering the classroom safely and healthy. 

Behind the Animation

Behind the Animation is an introductory program that takes 3rd-8th grade students on a behind-the-scenes journey into the magical world of visual storytelling. Guided by a professional animator, this workshop will illuminate elements of visual storytelling with specific attention paid to the use of color, shapes, and facial expressions, and body language.

Click here to check out our pre-event materials.

This 40-minute interactive Zoom presentation is designed for 3rd-8th graders.

All Behind the Animation sessions are booked for spring 2021. Please check back in late summer for fall dates.

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Utah Film Center Media Education programs are supported by POPS

About POPS
POPS (Professional Outreach Programs in the Schools) is an educational outreach program in the fine arts that provides a mechanism for Utah’s professional art organizations to assist in teaching the Utah’s fine art core curriculum in the public schools. Professional organizations match state revenues to support and enhance the delivery of art education through demonstrations, performances, presentations, and educational activities in the schools. The program ensures that each of the 41 school districts have the opportunity to receive services in a balanced and comprehensive manner over three years.

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For more information contact Utah Film Center’s Media Education team at