Tuesday, 21 July 2015

2015 Passion Competition

We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Harb40 Passion Competition is underway...

The theme is Passion

Various dictionaries refer to Passion as:
  1. a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something 
  2. a strong feeling (such as anger) that causes you to act in a dangerous way 
  3. a strong sexual or romantic feeling for someone
  4. the state or capacity of being acted on by external agents or forces 
  5. a strong liking or desire for or devotion to some activity, object, or concept 

Create a film/write a short story about your interpretation of passion. 

Submissions will be open from August 8th to October 3rd.
Winners will be announced at the Machinima Expo on either November 21st or 22nd.

For those interested, please follow the links for more information:

Good luck with your entries!
- The Moviestorm Team

A beneficial learning tool for Asperger Syndrome students

Read the new Moviestorm Education case study about Kaimes School in Edinburgh

Mary Walters comes from a varied arts background and is the art teacher at Kaimes School for pupils on the autistic spectrum.

Animation forms part of their art curriculum as well as being a major opportunity for interdisciplinary learning. Her pupils enjoy the animation programme and it has proved to be an excellent teaching tool.

"The group loved the animation process and benefitted from the use of the CGI software ...a first time for the school."

One of a series of Unsung Stories - stories of people who were not born in Edinburgh, but who have come here to live. made at Kaimes School Animation Studios 2014

Read the full case study at