This category is defined as an original design with the primary purpose of allowing for the motion of objects to create a video.

Animation can involve programming sprites to talk, move, and interact. This can include, but is not limited to, short movies, music videos, comical shorts, and others by using a variety of animation techniques.

Animation can also be stop-motion animation; the technique of photographing successive drawings or positions of puppets or models to create an illusion of movement when the movie is shown as a sequence.

Software used may include, but is not limited to: Scratch, PowToon, Plotagon, Adobe Flash, etc.

A list of suggested software for this category is located at the NEW Georgia Student Technology Competition website.

You may have up to 2 people on a team but teams and individuals will compete against each other within each grade grouping.

Regardless of the length of the project, the judge time is 15 minutes. Judges may only view a portion of the actual project.

Judges will use a category rubric as a guideline for exemplary characteristics of projects in this category. Students should use the rubric as a guide for what judges are looking for.

Animation Rubric

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