Animation Courses in London

Whether you’re free evenings, daytimes or weekends, we have a variety of dates and times for you to choose from. We are the largest part-time college in London, offering a bright, modern environment to learn in.

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  1. Stop motion workshop

    Course Date: Mon 26 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Think you could create the next Morph or Wallace and Gromit? Get started in this fascinating workshop introducing you to the magic of stop-frame animation. Learn how to make the models, create storyboards, animate and edit your own short film.

    See what you could create - view a selection of films and animations made on our courses on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  2. Animation workshop: sand animation

    Course Date: Sun 2 Dec 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have fun exploring the techniques of famous animators. In this workshop you will be animating sand to produce surprising experimental animation sequences based on the work of Caroline Leaf.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £69.00

  3. Animation workshop: cut out silhouette animation

    Course Date: Mon 10 Dec 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have fun exploring the techniques of famous animators. In these workshops you will be exploring the techniques of Lotte Reineger to produce silhouette cut out animations and compositing them against exciting backgrounds.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  4. Animation workshop: animating still life

    Course Date: Thu 13 Dec 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have fun exploring the techniques of famous animators. In these workshops you will be exploring the techniques of Paul Bush and Jan Švankmajer to produce exciting animations using found objects to produce exciting animations using objects.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  5. Animation with Adobe After Effects

    Course Date: Wed 16 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use After Effects to create character animation, animated graphics and animated title sequences and find out why it’s the application of choice for professional animators and motion graphics designers.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £379.00
    Senior fee: £379.00
    Concession: £231.00

  6. Puppet animation on Saturday

    Course Date: Sat 19 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to make your own traditional 3D puppet and the principals of how best to animate, film and edit your own stop-frame puppet animated sequence.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  7. Advanced animation and professional development

    Course Date: Tue 29 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    On this fast paced practical course you will not only learn advanced animation techniques and get expert guidance on your own animation project but you will also learn how to position yourself within the animation industry and apply for commissions and funding.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £899.00
    Senior fee: £719.00
    Concession: £548.00

  8. Anime character design

    Course Date: Tue 12 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    As part of Japan season at City Lit Learn how to create your own Anime characters using traditional and digital methods. Immerse yourself in the world of Japanese Anime professional production design.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  9. 3D digital modelling and animation: an introduction

    Course Date: Fri 1 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Dive into 3D digital modelling in this introductory course. You will learn how to create and animate digital 3D models using 4D Cinema Lite, the 3D software that comes free with Adobe After Effects CC. Great for your animation or film making work and showreel.

    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  10. Traditional model animation for beginners

    Course Date: Sat 2 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Traditional model animation is more popular than ever now. On this practical course you will learn how to create engaging 3D models and animate them to produce effective short animated sequences. Invaluable for your animation showreel.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  11. Claymation workshop

    Course Date: Mon 1 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Clay animation is a unique form of stop animation that uses figures made out of clay. Learn how to create and animate an engaging claymation character and animate it to create a surreal and expressive short animated film.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  12. Digital animation for beginners

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For anyone who's ever wanted to try their hand at digital animation, this 10-week beginner's course introduces you to all the basic skills, combining traditional methods of drawn and cut-out animation with computer techniques to help you produce your own short animations using Animate CC (formerly known as Flash).

    See a selection of films and animations made on our courses on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  13. Live action and 3D animation: the magical mix

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    On this exciting practical course you will learn how to create 3D model animation and composite it into live action footage. Invaluable for animators and film makers alike who want to create exciting innovative short films.

    Full fee: £779.00
    Senior fee: £623.00
    Concession: £475.00

  14. Model puppet workshop

    Course Date: Tue 2 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to create and animate a 3D stopframe puppet and create your own engaging short puppet animation sequence.

    See the taster workshop clip on Vimeo

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    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  15. Adobe After Effects for beginners: for video and animation

    Course Date: Sat 13 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use Adobe After Effects to create complex animation, characters, titles or motion graphics. Enhance and transform your video projects. Develop key skills in animation and compositing for professional or home video work.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

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