4 Week Stop Motion Animation

A master course focused on body language, anatomy & performance with stop motion puppets led by the unique Tim Allen.

  • Duration 20 days
  • Location Pinewood
  • Price £2275 +VAT

Course Summary

  • Frame by frame analysis of professional stop motion examples
  • Detailed breakdown of performance for story telling
  • Technologies and equipment orientation
  • Hands-on animation workshops
  • The use of puppets and body movements & emotions
  • Facial features
  • Submissive and dominant behaviour
  • Walking and running
  • Character staging and performance
  • Body language breakdown focused on psychology & motivation of character & story
  • Understanding the use of weight & anatomy 
  • Staging scenes with 1 character & multiple characters

More information

  • On booking, you will be emailed a course pack which will include all the information required.
  • Course times are 9am – 4pm. Please note that we reserve the right to amend hours before the beginning of the course, in which case you will be informed. 
  • Upon arrival, you will be introduced to your allocated course coordinator who will be your main point of call during your time at CMS.
  • The course needs to be fully paid 30 days before the start date.
  • If you book within the 30 days period the course needs to be paid in full.
  • You can cancel the course up to 30 days before the course begins and receive a full refund.
  • If you cancel a course after this 30 day period, you can transfer your credit to another course but you are not entitled to a refund.
  • We reserve the right to cancel/postpone any course up until 2 weeks before the start date, in which case you will be entitled to a full refund or transfer of dates.
  • We reserve the right to change the tutor with a suitable replacement on any course up until the course start date.
  • Refunds take up to 30 days to process.
  • 4-week courses can be booked in full or as individual weeks.
  • If your course falls over a bank holiday teaching hours will be extended to cover hours missed.
  • For info on travel and accommodation read more here 
  • On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate.

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