This workshop teaches the fundamentals of stop-motion animation. Topics covered include storyboarding, composition, and animation principles, as well as how to design and create a character for stop-motion animation. You will put your skills into practice by working in small teams to bring your own stories to life by using traditional stop-motion techniques.

Overall, this workshop involves:

  • Basic story structure for writing a story and storyboarding.
  • Animation principles including squash and stretch, timing and staging.
  • Creating a wire armature designed for stop-motion animation.
  • Designing and creating techniques for stop-motion characters.
  • Camera angles, shot sizes, and composition.


Minimum 13 years of age


Monday, 25 June 2018 to Friday, 6 July 2018 (10 days)

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To register for the workshop, please complete the application form.

The application deadline is 25 May 2018.