Animation

Animation

“What I love most about animation is, it’s a team sport, and everything we do is about pure imagination.” – Jeffrey Katzenberg Perhaps the most powerful thing about animation is its ability to liberate the storyteller from the physical world.  It gives us the freedom to bring our ideas to life with no more than a pencil and a piece of paper – or in our case a stylus and tablet.  Our catalogue of courses offers instruction in both 2D and 3D animation.   From pixelated pirate ships to 3D-rendered space aliens, our animation courses help bring even the wildest imaginations to life.  Check out our current Animation courses below!
  • Digital Storytelling with Alice

    Animation

    - Alice is a multi-functional, drag-and-drop programming platform developed specifically to teach kids in a fun and unintimidating way.  Teach what, exactly? Well, that’s the beauty of Alice: it teaches kids a little bit of everything – coding, game design, animation, interactive storytelling, filmmaking and more. In Digital Storytelling with Alice, students create productions using several […]
  • Intro to Pixel Art & Animation

    Animation

    - Remember Mega Man?  How about Double Dragon?  Well, surely you remember Mario Bros!?  In the golden age of video games, the pixel reigned supreme and today, the queen is making her comeback.  From the latest titles like Death Road to Canada and Undertale to recent insta-classics like Fez and Super Meat Boy, pixel art is […]
  • 3D Animation with Blender

    Animation

    - Imaginations come to life with Blender:  a powerful, open-source 3D modeling and animation program used in movies like Spiderman 2, Sintel and Big Buck Bunny.  Who hasn’t dreamt of creating a fire-breathing, 3D animated dragon named Moidiss or modeling a new race of aliens from planet Z9 bent on total annihilation?  In 3D Animation with […]
  • 2D Animation with Toonz

    Animation

    - It’s back to the basics with Toonz: the powerful, open-source 2D animation program used in productions by iconic Studio Ghibli and in the hit TV-series Futurama.  In this course, students bring their vision to life with nothing more than a tablet, a stylus and a lot of imagination! It’s old-school animation meets new-school technology.  We […]