Month: March 2014

Long Shot

Storyboarding at Widener

The kids at Widener have been working on a Godfather inspired film script called Godbrothers. The narrative is long and winding and although the script itself is still under construction, we’ve decided to work on producing short episodes, taking it one scene at a time. Scene One was ready for pre-production, so yesterday we learned about different shot types and… Read more →


Making Stuff Safer at Kensington

Maker Jawn Kensington acquired one of NOVA’s Making Stuff kits and the kids wasted no time testing the structural integrity of gumdrops and toothpicks.         The kids had a great time building everything from abstract, Frank Gerhy-esque structures, to stately 3-story homes with bell towers and courtyards. We learned that teamwork creates bigger, more awesome structures and… Read more →

Makey Makey Makey

Join us at Discover A.C.T. Day this Saturday, March 15, 2014!

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Maker Jawn team is partnering with STAMP: The Virginia and Harvey Kimmel Family Teen Program and The University of the Arts Pre-College Program for a BIG event! Join us for Discover A.C.T. (Arts & Culture for Teens) Day on Saturday, March 15th from 1-4pm at UArts Hamilton Hall (320 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia). What’s Discover… Read more →