Why choose Us
Animation is one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the world. It comes in many forms and styles which can leave a student interested in learning it a little overwhelmed and confused. Stop Motion University is here to help. Through online courses our certificate program and private instruction from some amazing industry professionals out school allows a access to knowledge and skills only found in the professional animation environment.
Our world class animation courses can be taken by anyone anywhere in the world! We do not restrict you from learning and by offering low cost instruction we intend to allow those who have difficulty affording high price classes an opportunity to learn from real industry people.
Stop Motion Universities mission is to spread the art form of animation throughout the world and make it accessible to everyone willing to learn the skills necessary to make their own productions. All you would need is a camera and computer and you are pretty much ready to start animating.
So why “Stop Motion”? Well, to begin with stop motion animation is unique in that it can use every art form known to man. Stop motion animation is specifically a camera technique designed 100 years ago to give motion to objects that are lifeless. Yet in todays animation world stop motion uses CGI, 2D, model building, puppetry, production design, and pretty much every technique you would see in a live action production. The practical application of many techniques can cross into other production environments which makes Stop Motion University vastly different in terms of an animation school than the others out there.
We want you to learn and be able to do it anywhere at anytime without you throwing money away. Come learn with us and be part of our family.
Are you struggling with dialogue animation? Having issues trying to figure out what makes the best performance in animating facial performance? Well this course is for you! In this course we will explore facial animation and all its little quirks to achieve a life like performance. By enrolling in this course you willRead more
COURSE: This course covers the worlds leading stop motion and animation software Dragonframe. In this course you will explore the various layouts, uses, techniques and technical information necessary to master the software from beginning to end. Find out why this software is so popular and why it is the number one choice byRead more
The Animation Producing Essentials Course (T3a – Certificate) takes the student from the beginning to the end of production and addresses the many faceted elements that make up an animated production (Focuses is diverse and can be applied to Stop Motion, 2D, and CGI Animation). This 100% online course offers you online lessonsRead more
Stop Motion Animation Beginners – T2a – Course (Puppet Making) Foundations of Animation in Stop Motion is a Tier 2a beginners course is a study in Stop Motion Puppet Making. It is designed to better enhance the students better understanding of characters through the various setups, animation styles, and beginners level puppet buildingRead more
Starts NOW!!! Foundations of Animation in Stop Motion is a Tier 1 beginners course. It is designed to take an absolute beginner through the various setup ups, animation styles, and beginners level animation exercises. The course is a learn at your own pace style of course and upon completion the student will earnRead more