Animation Courses in London

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  1. Start digital animation using Adobe Animate (Flash)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 21 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For anyone who's ever wanted to try their hand at animation, an introductory course showing you how to create professional-looking drawn animations using Adobe Animate CC (formerly known as Flash).

    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: £219.00
    Senior fee: £219.00
    Concession: £134.00

  2. Digital 2D character animation using Animate stage 1

    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This beginners course introduces Adobe Animate (formerly known as Flash) - an accessible and powerful digital animation program. The course explores traditional methods of drawn and cut-out animation using digital tools with a focus on animating characters.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  3. Advanced After Effects for Animators

    Course Date: Thu 3 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Revise and develop your processes, techniques and skills in After Effects to produce more professional animation projects. Learn to manage your workflow professionally and create engaging characters and objects moving and interacting in 2D and 3D environments.
    Full fee: £379.00
    Senior fee: £379.00
    Concession: £231.00

  4. City Lit animation course

    Course Date: Tue 22 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Passionate about animation? Fancy spending a year building skills in traditional and digital animation techniques, taught by professional animators in our fully-equipped studio? This exciting fast-track course is open to all, including beginners, giving you the opportunity to explore both commercial and experimental approaches to animation. A fantastic start to a new career, or simply a chance to pursue your passion with like-minded people.

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

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    Full fee: £2,049.00
    Senior fee: £2,049.00
    Concession: £1,250.00

  5. Introduction to 3D animation with live action

    Course Date: Thu 24 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    On this exciting practical course you will learn how to create surreal films combining 3D animation and live action footage. Invaluable for animators and film makers alike who want to create exciting innovative short films.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £223.00
    Concession: £170.00

  6. Digital animation for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 2 Nov 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use the Adobe Animate (formerly known as Flash) to create exciting drawn and cut out animations on this practical introductory course.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  7. Try it out: Stop motion

    Course Date: Mon 2 Dec 2019
    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

  8. Animation with Adobe After Effects

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 15 Jan 2020 (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: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  9. Introduction to puppet animation

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jan 2020
    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: £239.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £146.00

  10. City Lit Advanced animation

    Course Date: Thu 30 Jan 2020
    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

  11. Anime character design

    Course Date: Tue 25 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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

  12. 3D digital modelling and animation: an introduction

    Course Date: Fri 28 Feb 2020
    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

  13. Traditional model animation for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 29 Feb 2020
    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 using professional techniques and applications. Have fun producing effective short animated sequences that could prove invaluable for your animation showreel.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  14. Start 2D animation in Photoshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 1 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fascinated by animation? Why not learn to use Adobe Photoshop to create your own hand-drawn 2D animations - try out techniques using lesser-known Photoshop tools including advanced brushes and image editing capabilities, to create work with a traditional 'non-digital' look.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  15. Animation workshop: sand animation

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 4 Apr 2020
    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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

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