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Mixital Youth Panel: Our day at Aardman

By Kian
Mixital Youth Panel: Our day at Aardman

In September 2016, we travelled to Bristol, to visit Aardman animations, as part of the BBC Youth Panel. The panel is a group of young creatives, coders and designers in charge of developing the next BBC Mixital kit. Mixital is an incredible platform which allows a digitally savvy young audience to make, remix and share their own visuals and stories. Perhaps, the most exciting aspect of Mixital is the fact that its designed by young people for young people.

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How to: Add voices

By Mixital
How to: Add voices

From Sharon's dulcet tones to the Grant Mitchell's distinctive growl - voice effects can really bring your EastEnders stories to life. Follow this step-by-step guide to adding sound to your EastEnders episode.

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How to: Add a character

By Mixital
How to: Add a character

An EastEnders story without characters is like Mick Carter without his trademark pink dressing gown.

Follow this simple guide to adding characters to your EastEnders story and you will gain all the skills you need to be a master storyteller.

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Mixital Youth Panel: The Design Process

Mixital Youth Panel: The Design Process

The design process for the Trashbag Tuesday kit involved a process of trial and error, combined with a great deal of teamwork.

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Mixital Youth Panel: Producing the Trashbag Kit

By K'Ci
Mixital Youth Panel: Producing the Trashbag Kit

In the heat of preparing for the launch of the 1Xtra Storyteller on Mixital, I was given the task of setting up the physical machine environment. This would allow all the design assets to be fully integrated into the Storyteller on the website and then used to generate the Trashbag Tuesday Kit itself.

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