Montreal Stop Motion Festival

Montreal Stop Motion Festival

The fifth edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Festival will be taking place from 18th to 20th October. It will open on Friday night with screening of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas as it is 20 years since the release of this musical stop motion movie. Earlier this year, ...
/ Animation, Canada, HUE Animation, News
Win a free iPad mini by creating your own Red Bird

Win a free iPad mini by creating your own Red Bird

Red Bird is approaching her 6-month birthday, so we decided to celebrate by building up her community of creators around the world! By Thanksgiving we're looking to give away a free mini-iPad to a school or organization using myCreate and/or SAM Animation. How do you enter to win? It's simple! ...
/ Competitions, HUE Animation
HUE contest - enter today, win tomorrow!

HUE contest – enter today, win tomorrow!

You can now win a HUE camera or a Hue Animation Studio! For your chance to win either of these prizes, go to this website: http://www.seomraranga.com/2013/10/hue-webcam-competition All you have to do to be entered into this competition is to come up with three words made of minimum four letters, using ...
What I Learned at RIDE Technology Conference 2013

What I Learned at RIDE Technology Conference 2013

This past weekend I had the joy of attending the RIDE Technology Conference in Providence, RI. In addition to the amazing experience of being able to mingle with 750 like-minded educators, technology professionals, edTech entrepreneurs, and being able to present as part of the EdSurge edTech Start Up project; I ...
/ Education, Events, Events, K12, USA
When is Coffee More Than Coffee? How do you get ready to Learn, Create, and Succeed

When is Coffee More Than Coffee? How do you get ready to Learn, Create, and Succeed

You have all heard a little bit about how my mornings start in past posts. For the purpose of this post, we are going to fast forward through the antics of my children, school drop off, personal hygiene, and daycare adventures, and get to what I like to consider that ...
/ Education, HUE Animation
Gaming blog Jeuxvideo-world tests the HUE HD camera

Gaming blog Jeuxvideo-world tests the HUE HD camera

Today’s featured review is from Jeuxvideo-world, a French website which specialises in high tech gadgets and gaming news. They’ve taken a look at our HUE HD Camera from the perspective of gamers who might want to use a webcam for recording Let’s Play (LP) videos. Even if you don’t plan ...
What's keeping girls from STEM careers and what we can do to change it!

What’s keeping girls from STEM careers and what we can do to change it!

A couple of weeks ago a new innovative startup, Play-i, released an infographic on what holds girls back from exploring a career in Computer Science. This infographic proceeds an interview I gave to eSchoolNews speaking to a few tactical approaches we can take both in and outside the classroom to ...
/ Education, HUE Animation
iOS... a beautiful abyss of complexity: myCreate 2.0 is born!

iOS… a beautiful abyss of complexity: myCreate 2.0 is born!

Brandon here, Chief Technology Officer, here at iCreate. Just wanted to drop in and share some great news about our newly released myCreate 2.0. While I was on schedule to share my top 5 apps, truth is I have way more exciting news to share: myCreate 2.0 is here and ...
/ HUE Animation, iOS (iPad and iPhone), News
The Creative Classroom, and Why Jason Does What He Does

The Creative Classroom, and Why Jason Does What He Does

I’m going to let you all in on a little secret, and give you a little insight into a younger Jason. The year was 1995, I was a sophomore in high school, I had long hair, and I discovered something. What did I discover you ask? I discovered art. Let ...
/ Art, Education, HUE Animation
Oh No. We Found a Bug in Our iOS7 Update

Oh No. We Found a Bug in Our iOS7 Update

Oh No! We have discovered that there is a bug in our latest myCreate App Update for iOS7. In the latest update, when you enter the home screen you are unable to create a new project due to a lack of a text box. You can still access previously created ...
/ HUE Animation, iOS (iPad and iPhone), News
At Home Parenting Magazine recommends HUE Animation!

At Home Parenting Magazine recommends HUE Animation!

We were thrilled to see that the August 2013 issue of At Home Parenting magazine selected HUE Animation Studio for its ‘Kids Love... TO LEARN’ feature! Did any of our regular readers get a chance to check it out? ...
Under Armour story is fitting to host Girls in STEM Summit

Under Armour story is fitting to host Girls in STEM Summit

Today was a refreshing day at the Under Armour headquarters in Baltimore, MD. Around 100 local middle school girls gathered around female professionals from well-known brands such as Proctor and Gamble (Cover Girl makeup line), Northrop Grumman, Wells Fargo, and the US Department of Energy to learn about STEM careers ...
/ Education, Events, Events, K12, USA
The kids at ET Speaks From Home try HUE Animation

The kids at ET Speaks From Home try HUE Animation

Eileen Teo has produced a wonderful hands-on review of HUE Animation Studio over at her blog ET Speaks From Home. Her two children (aged four and five) star in a series of beautiful ‘behind the scenes’ pictures showing exactly what it’s like to create a stop motion animation project from ...
Writers Write, Painters Paint

Writers Write, Painters Paint

After reading Melissa’s post last Thursday about time allocation and her three tips to find balance, it got me thinking about time, the creative process, and what to do when you are stuck. As you all know by now, I do a lot of creating. Whether I am writing, making ...
/ HUE Animation
Allocation of time in the classroom... and in life:  3 tips to find balance.

Allocation of time in the classroom… and in life: 3 tips to find balance.

One of the challenges of technology - in both the classroom and life in general - is how it can take up time just as much as it saves time. I know many teachers would agree with this. And it's stressful. It's so hard to keep up with the latest ...
/ Education, HUE Animation
See how a theatrical stop motion animation is created with ParaNorman

See how a theatrical stop motion animation is created with ParaNorman

Have you seen the film ParaNorman? Yahoo! Screen has posted some fascinating videos which give an insight into how the creators put the movie together. The first shows how Norman was made. What makes it even better is that the clip is shot in time-lapse, another stop motion technique! The ...
/ Animation, HUE Animation, News, Time-lapse, Videos
You can be anything you want to be!

You can be anything you want to be!

You can do anything you want to do! You can be anything you want to be! When was the last time you heard someone say these words to you? As an adult, we may not hear these phrases uttered to us very often. Somewhere along the line we were asked ...
/ Children, HUE Animation
SXSWedu Panel by iCreate, LearnBop, & Flocabulary

SXSWedu Panel by iCreate, LearnBop, & Flocabulary

For years SXSW has been debuting fabulous musicians at their annual March festival in Austin, and recently the event has become the go-to debut for new tech startups like Twitter and Zaarly (some more successful than others...) That said, it's only natural for the Education sector, which has become a ...
/ Education, HUE Animation, Technology, USA
From the blogosphere: Webcams. What are they good for?!

From the blogosphere: Webcams. What are they good for?!

One question we’re often asked by teachers who are looking to integrate Hue into their lessons as a low-cost visualiser is whether we can recommend any additional software packages. A lot of people want to take advantage of the teaching opportunities that a portable camera offers but with so many ...
Elizabeth's Kitchen Diary reviews HUE Animation Studio

Elizabeth’s Kitchen Diary reviews HUE Animation Studio

We were blown away when we saw the phenomenal animation that Elizabeth’s family produced with HUE Animation Studio as part of her detailed blog post reviewing the kit. The whole family got involved and produced a movie all about a recent holiday in such high quality that we could hardly ...