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Stop Motion Animation

Stop Motion Animation

Learn the concepts and techniques of animation alongside the hands-on experience of creating your own short animation!

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

This class is an introduction to the art of stop-motion animation, with a focus on how to create short films as an individual or small team using a DSLR camera and Final Cut Pro X. Students will be introduced to the concepts and techniques fundamental to analog animation and learn to animate real-life objects and materials. The class will create a collaborative final project: a short film, conceived and written as a group, with each scene animated by a different student. Instructor: Jon Dorn

(This class skips Nov 21st, the Mon of Thanksgiving week)

Pre-requisites: Edit I & Field Camera I OR DSLR Camera


  • Mon, 11/07/2016, 6:00 PM
  • Mon, 11/14/2016, 6:00 PM
  • Mon, 11/28/2016, 6:00 PM
  • Mon, 12/05/2016, 6:00 PM
  • Mon, 12/12/2016, 6:00 PM

All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance registration is required and is accepted on a first-come basis. Early registration is advised since courses may fill up or be canceled due to low enrollment. Members with sufficient voucher balance may register over the phone (617) 661-6900; all others must provide full payment at the time of registration. Schedules are subject to change.