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A day of two masterclasses or workshops for up to 32 Animation students and their tutors.


Designed for a class of animation students and their tutors, this day course comprises of two half day workshops run concurrently for up to 16 students at a time.


Two masterclasses or practical workshops can be chosen from the following:

Modelmaking workshop. A practical workshop with one of our senior modelmakers.

Production Skills. A masterclass with a senior Development producer looking at pipeline and production roles within the animation industry.

Set Lighting with DOP. A practical guide to setting up a stop frame set in the most cost effective way with advice on kit and best practice run by a DOP.

Storyboarding. A practical workshop run by a senior storyboard artist to enhance storyboarding skills.

Paper Proto-typing. A hands on workshop run by a digital director dissecting a story world and brainstorming interactive experiences and gaming formats from a brand.

Finding your place in animation. A practical workshop aimed to help animation students discover what role they are best suited to in the animation industry.

Set Design. A masterclass in set design with a senior set builder

Prop Building. A practical workshop in Prop Building techniques, focusing on texture, with a senior props maker.

Art Direction. A practical workshop with an Art Director who has worked in both animation and live action.


Location: Aardman studios, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, BS1 6UN

Time: 9.30am. to 4.30pm.


£2,350 per day.

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Dates to suit.

We are always happy to discuss bespoke day courses around your student’s needs, so please feel free to get in touch with any questions.

For more information please email academy@aardman.com

We regret that at present these day courses are not open to individual bookings.


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