Learn to create engaging stop motion animation films and bring your story to life.

This 8 week adult course will bring your story to life!

This is your opportunity to get creative and gain all the essential skills to create stop motion animation films including designing, modelling, animation and using sound design. 

Perhaps you want to create films to promote your business? Maybe you want to learn enhance your existing animation skills? Perhaps your a complete beginner? 

Leading animator Virpi Kettu will work closely with you to guide you on your creative journey. Virpi is a master animator who has worked on the likes of Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep & Radiohead's latest music video!

Classes are small so that you can benefit from one to one time with Virpi.

 'Virpi was very friendly & helpful. I realised creativity I didn't know I had'  - course participant 2017


The Animation course includes:

  • A overview of animation history and techniques
  • Technical tutoring of computer programs and materials available
  • Script writing & storyboarding
  • Designing and making puppets
  • Sound design

By the end of the course you will have created an animated film (edited by Virpi). You will have puppets to take home and a foundation knowledge to continue animating on your own and a comprehensive animation experience to attach to any portfolio. 

We expect tickets to sell quickly for this course following the popularity of previous workshops/courses.


15 November
22 November
29 Novemeber
6 December
13 December
3 January
10 January
17 January
Please remember to bring a laptop with you. This should have Monkey Jam installed on it.


Purchase a ticket for our ANIMATION EDITING WEEKEND COURSE (£165 ticket value) and FILM CLUB (ticket value £85 and save £45. To book both select 'Full Course' below. To purchase just a ticket for Film Club select 'Tickets.'

Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 6:30pm
8 week course 2h 30 mins per session
Events 2018
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Wheelchair Access


For a mix of ticket types, please add the event to the cart multiple times.