Preschool Poets

  1. "Me" is a poem written and recited by Ja'Lantea, a four year old boy who feels a new day should come with his new name: J-Money. It's part of Preschool Poets, a series of eight short animated films based on poems composed by four and five year olds.

    Conceived and produced by artist and poetry teacher Nancy Kangas and filmmaker Josh Kun, the project is based on Nancy's work with preschoolers at Columbus Early Learning Center, in Ohio. They selected eight beautiful, startling poems to be recited by the children and adapted by animation artists from around the world.

    To find out more about the project, please visit preschoolpoets.org/.

    Written and Performed by
    Ja'Lantea

    Animation Direction
    Daniel Bruson

    Creative Direction
    Nancy Kangas and Josh Kun

    Production
    Nancy Kangas and Daniel Bruson

    Music
    RJD2

    Thanks To
    Talita Annunciato

    Year
    2017

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  2. This short animated film was made for the The Preschool Poets: An Animated Film Series.

    More: preschoolpoets.org

    The Preschool Poets is a series consists of eight short films and feature a poem composed and read by its preschool-aged author. The poems were composed during poetry residencies sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council, and selected from hundreds written over the course of seven years.

    Each film was made by one of eight animators from all over the world and curated by co-directors Nancy Kangas and Josh Kun.

    More information about this project:

    kickstarter.com/projects/546532976/the-preschool-poets-an-animated-film-series

    behance.net/gallery/58289063/Bullets

    - Credits -

    Written by
    Brayden

    Performed by
    Miracle

    Creative Direction
    Nancy Kangas and Josh Kun

    Animation
    Stas Santimov

    Music
    Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans

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  3. Preschool Poets is a series of eight short animated films based on poems composed by four and five year olds.

    In this film, Samuel knows that the bumpiest thing is ten thousand hundred frogs on a trampoline. The ugliest? An ugly person in your face, and the loneliest -- crying in your house with no friends.

    To find out more about the project, please visit preschoolpoets.org.

    Written by
    Samuel

    Performed by
    Kelijah

    Directed by
    Nancy Kangas and Josh Kun

    Animated by
    Marcus Armitage (UK)
    marcusanimation.co.uk
    Matthew Armitage

    Music by
    Rob Simonsen

    Sound Design by
    Butter Music and Sound

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  4. Conceived and produced by artist and poetry teacher Nancy Kangas and filmmaker Josh Kun, the Preschool Poets is a series of eight poems composed and performed by preschool-aged kids and interpreted into short films by animation artists around the world. To find out more about the poems and the films, please visit preschoolpoets.org

    We were very lucky to get Penny’s poem, Supergirl, where she shows the many ways she wants to be super. The contrasty nature of her words was an amazing starting point for the creative process! Check more about it at behance.net/gallery/57597017/SUPERGIRL

    Written and Performed by
    Penny

    Produced by
    Nancy Kangas and Josh Kun

    Creative Direction & Animation
    Henrique Barone

    Design & Art Direction
    Fe Ribeiro

    Music
    Ronald Jenkees

    Sound Design
    Oakhouse Films

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  5. Preschool Poets is a series of eight short animated films based on poems composed by four and five year olds.

    In this film, Delanie imagines a world locked in routine. Parents work two jobs. They can’t come home because they work a double. Even the pleasure of a hot tub has a time limit.

    To find out more about the project, please visit preschoolpoets.org.

    Written and Performed by
    Delanie

    Directed by
    Nancy Kangas and Josh Kun

    Animated by
    Carlín Díaz
    carlindiaz.com

    Music by
    E*Rock

    Sound Design by
    Butter Music and Sound

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Preschool Poets

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Preschool Poets is a series of eight short animated films based on poems composed by four and five year olds.

preschoolpoets.org

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