Stop-Motion video

Idea Generation

What is this project about?

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Its about my process of making stop motion animations.


FEEDBACK: Please fill out this area in more detail. For example, you could discuss why this is an interesting or important question to ask at all or how it fits into your interests.

What do you want to get out of this project?

This was originally something i had planned as a passion project. I wanted to show all of my techniques/ what i do when i make videos. in this project, i could get better at making movements more fluid, and including sounds and effects.


FEEDBACK: Please fill out this area. When filling it out, you can go beyond just what you want to learn – think "why am I interested in this topic?".

where did the skills go? we are taking skills out of the idea generation process, in an attempt to make projects more career-focused. If you want to get leveled-up for a project, share it with the appropriate guide or faculty member for feedback upon completion.

Guiding Question

Turn your idea above into a guiding question.

Check out some resources on how to write a guiding question here.

What Does My Process For Making Stop Motion Videos Look Like?


FEEDBACK: Please update your guiding question based on the conversation we had during the last track meeting. If you have questions/would like to chat about it again, please just reach out 🙂


What will it take for you to complete this project?

Use the table below to set your own timeline for deliverables, keep in mind when your final work product is due at the end of the cycle.

Keep in mind that this project cycle runs six weeks in total, as opposed to the typical four weeks.

Work Product Deliverables

finish setup (getting props, models, effects, Notion page, etc.)
May 18, 2021
work on the video
May 18, 2021 → May 19, 2021
Have the video finished
add effects/sounds/ etc.
Final Work Product + Notion Page Due
May 21, 2021
Last Day of Project Cycle
May 28, 2021

FEEDBACK: Please fill this out. If you have questions about its purpose/what you should be doing that I didn't answer during the track meeting, please just reach out to me.


Use this space to take notes, keep track of your sources, or conversations you have with people about this project.

Since this isn't really research, the only source i can give is myself.


FEEDBACK: Please provide evidence of your work so far. You can either do your work in the area provided above, or, if you prefer working in a Google Doc you can put the link to your document above.

Embed your Work Product Here 👇🏽

How do I embed my work product on notion?

Click below where it says "Untitled" this will open a new page with an embed block. You can click on this embed block to upload a file or link from your computer. You might also choose to create your project write on that untitled page itself.

Add a short description and cover photo

At the top of this page, you'll see a field where you can write a short description of what this project is about. if you hover over the title, you'll also see a place where you can "add cover". Pick a photo that captures the main idea of your project.

Work Product

In-Track Reflection 05/20/2021

Project Rubric

Key knowledge, understanding, and success skills [Idea Generation]
Challenging Guiding Question or Problem
Sustained Inquiry [Exploration]
Authenticity [Production]
Critique & Revision [Feedback]
Product Deliverable [Work Product/Presentation]
L2L3i think its somewhere between L2 and L3
Content/Principle(s) Application


Reflect on this project cycle by answering the questions below.

The act of reflecting allows you to highlight the accomplishments and applications of your project. (questions courtesy of Powderhouse Studios)

Was your project meaningful?

Did this project matter? In what ways did it further your knowledge, force you to grow, or provide something useful?

Was your project ambitious?

Given what you already know, did this project challenge you in meaningful ways?

Was your project deep?

Did your project engage with powerful ideas or tools? Additionally, did you engage with the material in a deep sense (i.e. did you develop ownership over the ideas or tools)? Can you utilize these skills independently now?


Use the pages below "QR Partner Feedback" and "Faculty Feedback" to find places for improvement.

QR Partner Peer Feedback
Advisor Feedback

Coming up with an Idea
What is a guiding question?