Stop Motion Animation


Learn stop motion animation through a series of fun and easy hands-on tutorials and exercises. You’ll work with different materials and objects, and explore a range of stop motion techniques and principles, using mobile devices and apps to create digital stop motion animation. This course is designed for both those new to animation and people already familiar with the medium. Use your skills to stand out from the crowd with a personal aesthetic and enliven your online presence. If you are ready to bring your ideas to animated life, this is the class is for you. 

Course content

  • Introduction to stop motion animation
  • Understanding timing and movement
  • Exploring creative stop motion techniques through practical exercises
  • Storyboarding ideas and planning the shots
  • Shooting stop motion with a tablet or smartphone
  • Using apps to shoot and edit
  • Sharing animations on social media

Ideal for

Artists, designers, crafters, marketing and media professionals, students and anyone wanting to enhance their online presence with a dynamic hand-made animation style.

More information


On completion of this course, participants will have a good understanding of the techniques and production processes of stop motion animation and can put this into practice in developing their own unique animation projects.


There are no prerequisites

Materials supplied

Some materials will be supplied. Extra materials will be required depending on what you intend to create in your animation. That will be discussed and planned in class.

Materials to bring

Please bring a smartphone/tablet with camera to 1st class.
Teacher will then discuss what will be required for subsequent classes.
Some sort of camera, computer, editing software will be required. 



Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.

Additional notes


Printable course flyer

Available course dates

Saturday 20 October 2018

  • Code S320235
  • Start date 20.10.18
  • End date 17.11.18
  • Hours 15.00
  • Campus Carlton
  • Fee $520.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Sat 20.10.18 10:00am 01:00pm 3.00
Sat 27.10.18 10:00am 01:00pm 3.00
Sat 03.11.18 10:00am 01:00pm 3.00
Sat 10.11.18 10:00am 01:00pm 3.00
Sat 17.11.18 10:00am 01:00pm 3.00

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