Sloppy Films Animation Station

The Sloppy Films Animation Station is a portable stop motion animation studio that can bring animation by bicycle or bus to events both indoors or outdoors.


The Sloppy Films Animation Station is a portable stop motion animation studio that can bring animation by bicycle or bus to events both indoors or outdoors. A small camera takes individual frames which can be played back immediately to see animation created out of available props and/or people. This animation is then combined with some kind of audio generated on site to make a short video of the installation that will be uploaded to YouTube after the event. See examples here: johnakre.com/streetanimation

Standard Neighborhood Event Rate: $500/up to 3 hours

Standard Event Includes:
Animation Station, staff, some props to animate, and a video of the installation uploaded to YouTube.

Additional and customizable options:
The Animation Station can be set up indoors for creating animation on a floor or outdoors to create animation on a street or surface and the space above that.

Corporate / Large Event Rate:
$1000 for up to 3 hours, includes the Animation Station, staff, some props to animate, and a video of the installation uploaded to YouTube.

Additional Links
johnakre.com/streetanimation

Transport Size–this is generally the smallest size, use this to determine fit through doors, etc. (LxWxH): 3′ x 3′ x 3′

Transport Details:
The Animation Station travels by bicycle or public transportation.

Footprint–how much space is ideal for basic set-up (LxWxH): 15′ x 15′ x 12′

Additional Specification Details:
Power is required. I have a 50 foot extension cord. I can bring paper, scissors, masking tape and chalk to create animation, but other props provided by the host are encouraged!

About the Artist

John Akre

based in Minneapolis, Minnesota

John Akre is an animator, videomaker and teacher working to create community through animation. For more information, visit johnakre.com


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