Stop Motion Animation

Robin Haefeli

Mondays from 16:00 to 17:30 or from 17:30 to 19:00

Room 208, Centre des arts, La Grande Boissière

These courses run from 11 September 2017 to 15 June 2018.

Stop Motion Animation Level 1 (beginner)

Mondays, 16:00-17:30 / Room 208
Open to 9-13 year olds or Level I
 
This course will introduce students to the art of stop motion animation. This class starts with the history of animation and students will begin by creating simple animation using plasticine characters, paper, sand, etc...
 
Students will learn basic techniques of stop motion animation. They will explore various stop motion production techniques such as camera placement and basic lighting using DragonFrame Professional Software. Over the course they will be screening many examples of stop motion animation and learn all about the fascinating history of animation.
 
OBJECTIVES
  • Build their own animation.
  • Create a story.
  • Animation project wrap up and DVD creation.
  • Screening and presentation to parents.
 

Stop Motion Animation Level 2 (advanced)

Mondays, 17:30-19:00 / Room 208
Open to 13-18 year olds or Level II
 
In this course, students will learn how to create more refined and complete animations. Each student will learn how to create story boards, sets and simple characters. Students will learn more elaborated techniques of stop motion animation. They will explore various stop motion production techniques and focus more on DragonFrame Professional Software and learn all about frame rates, lip sync, walk cycle, etc. Over the course they will be screening many examples of stop motion animation and learn all about the fascinating history of animation.
 
OBJECTIVES
  • Build their own animation (advanced level).
  • Create a story (advanced level).
  • Animation project wrap up and DVD creation (advanced level).
  • Screening and presentation to parents (advanced level).
 

Prices

Yearly fee EIG: CHF 850
Yearly fee for external participants: CHF 1090
 

Registration

Registration EIG: https://eca.ecolint.ch/
Registration for external participants: by email to centredesarts@ecolint.ch
 

Teacher: Robin Haefeli