Bournemouth, United Kingdom


when 20 July 2021 - 6 August 2021
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 2295

Experiment with a variety of animation techniques including hand-drawn, cut-out and stop
motion in this fast-paced and varied course. Learn about storyboards, cinematic story and
idea pitching and develop a short animated film ready for screening at the end of the

Course leader

AUB Staff

Target group

Ages 15+

Course aim

You will learn the fundamentals of this complex subject including how to animate simple objects, story development and character design. You will have the opportunity to develop your own ideas as well as working in groups to give you a greater understanding of how an animation team works together. In your group, under the guidance of our experienced tutors, you will develop a short film brief including storyboarding and scriptwriting. During the final week, you will produce a short film of your ideas and work through a variety of post-production techniques to get your animated film ready for screening.

12 Principles of animation
Narrative and storyboarding
Drawing techniques and development
Scriptwriting and storyboarding
Cut out techniques
Stop Motion puppets
Traditional 2D animation
Layout and background
Creative post-production editing
Film screening and critique

Credits info

Students can attain credits. Please contact us for more information

Fee info

GBP 2295: Course fee
GBP 1200: Residential Programme fee



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