Aspiring Animators!

Do you like watching cartoons and animated movies and wonder how pictures can be made to come to life? Learn how some of your favorite shows are created! We will also teach you how to make your own animation on paper and on the computer that you can impress your friends with!

In this course, students will get an introduction to what animation is and how it can be an effective way to tell stories. Students will be exposed to three types of animations that are most commonly seen on TV and in movies today and explore how each of them is created by professionals in the field. They will then learn to create their own simple animations using the flipbook method as well as using a computer program to create digital animation.

SKU: SPC2A-x Category: Tag:

$99 USD

Description

Do you like watching cartoons and animated movies and wonder how pictures can be made to come to life? Learn how some of your favorite shows are created! We will also teach you how to make your own animation on paper and on the computer that you can impress your friends with!

In this course, students will get an introduction to what animation is and how it can be an effective way to tell stories. Students will be exposed to three types of animations that are most commonly seen on TV and in movies today and explore how each of them is created by professionals in the field. They will then learn to create their own simple animations using the flipbook method as well as using a computer program to create digital animation.

This is a Digital Media Academy self-paced learning experience, designed to build foundational knowledge and skills through hands-on, project-based activities and interactive online excercises.

  • Computer or mobile device
  • Notebook or sketchbook
  • Index cards or sticky notepad

By the end of this course:

Students will be able to…

  • Get a basic understanding of what an animation is, and some common types of animation that they see on different media
  • Understand how common types of animation are created
  • Create a simple flip book animation using pencil and paper
  • Create a digital flip animation using a web application

Course content

Unit 1 – What is Animation?
Lesson 1: Let’s Think About Animation
Lesson 2: Different Types of Animation

Unit 2 – From the Drawing Table to the Big Screen
Lesson 3: Traditional 2D Animations
Lesson 4: 3D Animations – Enter the Age of Computers
Lesson 5: Stop Motion Animations
Lesson 6: Animation Detective Quiz

Unit 3 – Let’s Flip: Create Your Own Animation!
Lesson 7: What’s a Flip Book?
Lesson 8: Create Your Own Flip Book Animation
Lesson 9: Create a Digital Flip Book Animation
Lesson 10: Create Your Own Digital Flip Book
Lesson 11: Presentation of Learning

Earn a Digital Media Academy Certificate

Your digital certificate will show the world you’ve graduated from a Digital Media Academy course. Universities and employers know and trust Digital Media Academy after 25 years of working alongside 500,000 students in 125+ countries. Become our latest graduate!

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Info

  • Product Type: Foundation
  • Career Pathway: Digital Storytelling
  • Career Track: 2D Animation
  • Level:
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Age: 5-8
  • Grade:
  • Style: Self-paced
  • Modules:
  • Certificate Awarded: Yes
  • Aspiring Animators!

    Do you like watching cartoons and animated movies and wonder how pictures can be made to come to life? Learn how some of your favorite shows are created! We will also teach you how to make your own animation on paper and on the computer that you can impress your friends with!

    In this course, students will get an introduction to what animation is and how it can be an effective way to tell stories. Students will be exposed to three types of animations that are most commonly seen on TV and in movies today and explore how each of them is created by professionals in the field. They will then learn to create their own simple animations using the flipbook method as well as using a computer program to create digital animation.

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    SKU: SPC2A-x Category: Tag:

    $99 USD