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Animation for Tweens

Bring Animation and Storytelling Skills to Life

Price

$120-$120

Ages

9-12

Equipment

All equipment is provided

Pause, play, create and design your own stop-motion and stick-man animations!

Animation for Tweens

Course Overview

Inspire your creativity and imagination with Firetech’s Animation for Tweens holiday workshop!

Are you a growing artist or a fantastic story-teller?
Do you love creating funny jokes or experimenting with cool tech?

Equip your creativity with the tools to create awesome short stories, explore the stop-motion genre and spark your curiosity about animation. It’s not as hard as you’d think!

Our Animation for Tweens holiday workshop is built around cool tech that means you can bring your stories to life without ever needing to pick up a pen.

This holiday workshop provides a relaxed and fun environment for young people to explore digitally re-created animation techniques, gain new skills and kick-start their creative journeys.

Suitable for: Age 9 – 12
Duration: 1 day workshop

For younger students check out our Stop-Motion Storytelling with Lego for age 6 – 9

What students will learn

This holiday workshop covers content including:
  • What makes a good story? Story planning and board making technique
  • How to animate walk/run cycles with stick figures on Ipads
  • How to create stop-motion animation with lego, props and creativity
  • Creative practice time with room for testing story ideas
  • Exporting your files to take home on a USB

Please note: Students are welcome to bring in their own Lego characters, toys, props, or objects they wish to feature in their stop-motion stories. However, Firetech can take no responsibility for personal items being lost, stolen or damaged. Items must be clearly labelled with child's name.

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Looking for more fantastic school holiday activities to keep creative minds busy?
Join our Digital Photography for Tweens course or view other courses for age 9 - 12.


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What will students take home

  • A copy of any cheat sheets or references
  • A copy of any files or assets
  • A fantastic creative-tech experience
  • A Firetech Certificate
  • New ideas and big smiles :)
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Firetech Courses Include

  • 8:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
  • New Skills and Knowledge Practice
  • Enthusiastic Instructors
  • A Supportive Community
  • Outdoor Activities*
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Who is this course suitable for?

No prior experience is required but there are some prerequisites for attending this course:

  • Must be between age 9 and 12 at start of course
  • Basic IT skills
  • Bring your own lunch

* Outdoor activities dependent on location and weather. ** some software only available as trial. We arrange a discounted rate with the publishers for our campers when possible.