Independent, animation education
Learn skills from, find your community with and be inspired by the world-class animators, directors, artists and model makers at Aardman. Whether you’re just starting to explore animation, have just graduated, or have been working in the industry for decades - take a look and see what course is right for you.
• 7-month course.
• 6 months in-person at our studios.
What’s the story you want to tell? In-studio stop motion is a unique opportunity to come and be part of the Aardman family for six months, learn from the experts here and work with our team to produce your own short animation.
Industry training courses
• Twelve weeks
• Your own mentor throughout
• Weekly live lectures
Looking to brush up your animation skills or spend time with your craft? Add another string to your bow? Or really explore the art of animation? These courses are perfect for those wanting to explore and invest in animation at an industry level.
A programme of masterclasses, teaching and one-to-one mentoring. To perfect your skills and craft your own animation.
Character Body; Mime and Pantomime
Our flagship 12-week animation course devised and created by world-leading professionals from the multi-award-winning and independent studio Aardman. Taught to you from the comfort of your own home anywhere in the world, through a vibrant online learning environment, with personal mentoring and a supportive 24/7 community of Aardman staff and other course participants.
Full Face & Body Character Performance
Our second 12-week animation course, devised and created by world-leading professionals from multi-award-winning and independent studio Aardman. Taught to you from the comfort of your own home anywhere in the world, through a vibrant online learning environment, with personal mentoring and a supportive 24/7 community of Aardman staff and other course participants.
• Four weeks
• Online Masterclasses & Tasks
• Community to share your work
• Invitation to Q&A with Aardman Talent after the course
Our four-week foundation courses allow you to explore your chosen speciality and learn the core principles.
Short courses are one-off events for a unique insight into the industry.
Click on each event for individual pricing and further details.