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West Highland Animation offers various types of animation workshops.

Currently WHA can offer 2 types of animation workshops:

  1. 1.Short day or half day workshops which give children an introduction to animation. These can be conducted in English or Gaelic.

  2. 2.Weekend workshops where a group can make a very short film. Again these can be conducted in English or Gaelic.

Workshop History

The films listed below were made in 2-3 week workshops conducted in the medium of Gaelic. The children scripted the films, made the artwork, recorded the voices and did the animaion. Post production was completed at the WHA studio.

2010-2011 “Three Tales from the West”

Plockton Gaelic Classes P 4-7 “Bogle on a Bike”

Mallaig Gaelic Classes P 4-7 “Danny the Otter”

Daliburgh Gaelic Classes P 4-7 “Wake up!”

2006-7 “The Junior Tallest Story Competition”

Dunvegan Gaelic Classes 4-7, “How Macleod got his Tables”

Gairloch Primary Gaelic Classes 4-7, “Goatkid”

Newtonmore Primary Gaelic Classes 4-7, “Raven Stone”

Bowmore Primary, Islay Gaelic Classes 4-7, “Black Fairy”

Stoneybridge Primary Gaelic Classes 4-7, “The Boy in the Deer-skin Hood”

2005 Two week Workshop with Gondi Tribe Paingers in Bhopal, India for “The Best of the Best”

2004 “Pets of Yore”

Ness Primary Gaelic Classes 4-7, “Cross Patrick and Nice Janet, A Change of Heart”

Staffin Primary Gaelic Classes 4-7, “Frog!”

Castlebay Primary, Barra, Gaelic Classes 4-7, “Moo Moo Oh My Tummy”

Acharacle Primary Gaelic Classes 4-7, “Black Dog Black Bird”

Craighill Primary, Tain Gaelic Classes 4-7, “The Kind Kitten”

St Columba Primary, Oban, Gaelic Classes 4-7, “Wild Love”

2000 Cowan Arts Centre, Stirling, Summer Workshop.

1999 Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre, “The Galactic Dating Agency”

1999 Cowan Arts Centre, Stirling, “Home Made Cartoons”

1999 Cowan Arts Centre, Stirling, “The Gory Stories”

1998 Gaelic Immersion Workshop, Inverness, “Ogo Pogo”

1998 “Bog Fliuch”

Acharacle Primary Gaelic Medium Unit and Fort William summer workshop, “The Old Woman of Ben Breac”

Inverness Gaelic Immersion Workshop, “Haggis Express”

Gaelic Immersion Summer Community Workshop Tiree, “Gog Gog”

Clyde Bank Gaelic Immersion Workshop, “Fraoch”

Gaelic Immersion Summer Community Workshop, Melness, Sutherland, “Work Work!”

Plockton Gaelic Medium Unit and Achmore Summer Workshop, “The Boy Wizard”

1996 Gaelic Immersion Workshop, Cothrom na Feinne, Balmacara and Lochcarron Gaelic Medium Unit Workshop, “Ailidh Mal”

1996 “Gaelic Galore”

Glen Lyon Primary, Perth Gaelic Medium Unit, “Come Back Sun”

Alva & Callander High School Gaelic classes, “Neighbours”

Sutherland Gaelic Speaking Children, “The White Snake”

Morar Gaelic Medium Unit, “Alan of the Forays”

Ullapool Primary Gaelic Medium Unit, “The Silver Herring”

Dingwall Primary Gaelic Medium Unit, “The Willing Piper”

Loch Don Primary, Mull, “The Mull Wind Witch”

Gairloch Gaelic Medium Unit, “Blach Murdo of the Cave”

Acharacle Primary Gaelic Medium Unit, Ardnamurchan, “The Monster Midge”

Acharacle Feis, Ardnamurchan, “The Black Toad of Clanranald”

1992 Sleat Primary Gaelic Medium Unit Classes 4-7, “Warrior in the Mist”

1991 Killin Primary Classes 4-7, “Finn’s Final Fling”

1990 Lochearnhead Primary Classes 4-7, “Tonite’s the Nite”

1989 Conon Bridge Summer Workshop, “The Brahan Seer”

1988 Balquhidder Primary School, “The Minister who saw the Fairies”

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