Realise your artistic ambitions by creating an animated character from scratch. Experiment with different materials, design miniature sets, and film an animation one frame at a time.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Research and sketch a character
Use different materials to craft a character, from clay to rubber to fur
Design miniature sets
Animate - including framing, repositioning characters and timing
Use apps like Stop Motion Studio to animate
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
A pathway to further study in film and television
Specialist skills to create a character from scratch and bring it to life through animation
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A basic understanding and an interest in stop motion animation
An awareness of model making or sculpting techniques
Basic digital literacy
Reading and writing skills to a Year 10 level
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Our graduates go onto roles like: animator with the Certificate IV in Screen and Media, miniature set designer with the Certificate IV in Screen and Media, miniature prop designer with the Certificate IV in Screen and Media and modelmaker with the Certificate IV in Screen and Media.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Make a Stop Frame Animation does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Statement of Attainment in Make a Stop Frame Animation does not have any related courses.
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