• Computer Animation
Feb 25 2021
May 06 2021
Class Fee
  1. Sun 
  2. Mon 
  3. Tue 
  4. Wed 
  5. Thu4:00 - 5:50 pm (PST)
  6. Fri 
  7. Sat 


Bring an animation project or start one from scratch with your friends. With the guidance of a professional animator, you can explore skills to help bring your animation to the next level. 

There will be no classes the week of April 5-11 for Spring Break.

Skills Explored: 

  • Principles of timing and animation 
  • The main stages of the animation production pipeline
  • Different traditional and digital media used to create animation

Materials Provided: 

Everything needed to begin animating. 


No prior knowledge or experience is required.

Technical Requirements: 

Students must have access to a computer as well as additional hardware and software. Some programs or courses may indicate additional technology requirements, and not all programs are Mac compatible. 

  • Windows PC or Mac computer 

  • Broadband internet access with minimum 2 Mbps download/upload speed

  • Display with a minimum resolution of 1024 x 768. While it is not mandatory, it is recommended to have a second monitor connected to the computer to extend the desktop. This allows the student to more easily follow what the instructor is demonstrating while concurrently being able to see the software environment that the student is working within. 

  • Web camera that is required for classroom management purposes

  • Headset with microphone

  • Three-button mouse 

  • Printer that can print from the computer being used for the class

Class dates

02/25/2021, 03/04/2021, 03/11/2021, 03/18/2021, 03/25/2021, 04/01/2021, 04/08/2021, 04/15/2021, 04/22/2021, 04/29/2021, 05/06/2021


Participants must be 10 to 14 when the program starts.

Program enrollment capacity

Minimum: 3

Maximum: 12

Registration period

Registration starts on 09/30/2020 and ends on 02/19/2021.

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