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Focus Learning Academic Centre

Film Animation Level 1


Run by Focus Learning Academic Centre

About this Virtual Program

  • Virtual Program
  • Age 9 - 12 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Filmmaking and Animation—offers 6 activities
  • 0 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $360
  • Special needs support not available  

This program is designed to build the following character traits:

  • Curiosity: Love of learning. Intellectual engagement. Enthusiasm for experiencing the world. Proclivity to develop passions and interests.
  • Creativity: Interest and pleasure in exploring creative potential. Tendency to see novel solutions to problems.

About This Course

Lesson  #

Lesson Title

Content / Key Points

Techniques and APPs  


Introduction of Animation Principles/Techniques

Pre-Production Workshop

Basic Animation process and skills

Basic Camera  

Introduction to Stop Motion Studio App

Concepting: planning a production

Set up the stage, Lights, Camera, & Tripod

Camera operation

Stop Motion Studio App

Animation Techniques


Toy Animation 1

Pre-Production: Develop the first concept

Production Techniques

Animation Techniques continued
Camera Operation

Stop Motion Studio tricks


Toy Animation 2

Intro to Special Effects in Production

Pro Audio Design (voice recording)

See supply list.

Audio design

Lighting workshop part 1: LED Lights

Stop Motion Studio Tips


Paper Animation 1

Pre-Production: Develop 2nd Concept  

Paper Animation style workshop

Character and set design

Camera and stage set up

Working with “Lay Flat” productions


Paper Animation 2

Editing tips and tricks

Pro Audio Design continued (soundtrack)

Stop Motion Studio Tips and Tricks

Lighting workshop part 2


Claymation 1

Pre-Production: Develop 3rd Concept

Claymation Animation Style

Claymation workshop

Advanced Camera Angles and Movement


Claymation 2

Combine all the concepts from previous lessons,  

Production and Post-Production Skills

Complete projects with Full Audio and Special Effects

Intermediate Claymation workshop

Stop Motion Studio Editing Tricks


Final Productions Reveal

Final production and editing tweeks

Export Productions

Finding an audience

What You'll Learn

By the end of this course, students will learn about...‍
1. Concepting: understanding the pre-production process; coming up with great animation ideas, and planning how to shoot it
2. Phone Settings: How to optimize them specifically for stop-motion video creation
3. Stability: Why having a tripod can make or break your stop-motion video
4. Animation: How to create movement from items found at home
5. Lighting: How to properly light your video, no fancy equipment needed
6. DIY Studio: essential items to have in the studio without breaking the bank
7. Special Effects: How to make movie magic with
8. Audio: pro tips to audio recording and sound effects for the video
9.Edit: How to edit your videos
10. Export: How to export and how to share the work with a real audience


  • Basic computer and cell phone skills
  • Paper, Clay, Toys
  • Download Stop Motion Studio App on cell phone. Have a cell phone tripod or stand. Have a desk lamp. Prepare a flat surface to work on.
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Session Dates and Rates

Date TBD
Virtual Program,

Time TBD
Cost TBD


  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Instructor lead (group)
  Instructor lead (one on one)


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