Sconnect International Animation Training Academy

Expose your talents in animation world

Stop motion


  • Have talent of making handmade items with various materials: clay, lego, paper,…
  • Love cartoons and have a dream of working in the field of cartoon production


This course is designed to have short duration and be practical so that learners can have have enough knowledge about the whole production process in Sconnect.


Week 1: Get to know the technology, production process and practice making props and background

  • Overview of what a props specialist have to do
  • Principles of create and arrange background
  • Principles of making characters
  • The standards of using colors according to each scene
  • The standards of a suitable background
  • Ways of using colors to express the emotion in each scene
  • Setup light and camera

Week 2: Making bone and body shaping

  • Drawing characters
  • Making character bones with special tools
  • Shaping characters with clay and creating joints.
  • Creating complete characters for animation stage

Week 3: Get to know principles of animation and make some basic actions with character

  • Learning how to shape the expressions of characters
  • Various kinds of emotions: happy, scary, crying, suprising, angry, …
  • How to change the emotions of characters
  • 12 principles of animation (which ones are often used in making stop motion cartoon)
  • Practice applying basic principles in animation

Week 4: Practice

  • Understand the logic of animation
  • The aims of activities which animators want to show audiences
  • Principles of animation
  • Know and apply the strong points of each kind of angles

Week 5: Make a completed video

  • Make a cartoon according to a script


  • Knowledge and skills which a Stop Motion animator must have
  • Dedicated guidance from teachers and mentors of Sconnect Academy
  • Career guidance after completing the course

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