After School Animation

Ages
Grades 6‑12
Date
Every Wed, Oct 24–Dec 19 (No class Nov 21) | 4–6pm
Cost
$425 members | $500 non-members
Location
Learning Center

Successful animators must always first have a comprehensive understanding of basic animation techniques and principles. This eight-week course focuses on one of these concepts in each class by working traditionally with pencil and paper. Budding animators develop a strong foundation, continue to build their knowledge of art and animation, and hone their unique skills. Continuing students should arrive prepared to work on their own project during the class as well as learn additional animation skills throughout the course.

Scholarships

To ensure that all students have the opportunity to take advantage of classes at The Walt Disney Family Museum, we are pleased to offer scholarships for qualified families. Here’s how to apply:

• Send an email to studio@wdfmuseum.org with the subject line “Scholarship Information”

• Please include your name, the student’s name and age, the class you are interested in

Other Programs

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    Every Sun, Mar 17–May 5 | 1:30–4pm
    Exception: No class on Apr 21.
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    Every Sun, Mar 17–May 5 | 1:30–4pm
    Exception: No class on Apr 21.
  • Classes
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    Mon–Fri | June 10–21
    9am–4pm
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    Mon–Fri | June 10–21
    9am–4pm
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    Mon–Fri | Jun 24–Jul 6 | 9am–4pm
    No Class: Jul 4; Make-up Class: Jul 6
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    Mon–Fri | Jun 24–Jul 6 | 9am–4pm
    No Class: Jul 4; Make-up Class: Jul 6
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    Mon–Fri | Jul 8–19 | 9am–4pm
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    Mon–Fri | Jul 8–19 | 9am–4pm
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    Mon–Fri | Jul 22–Aug 2 | 9am–4pm
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    Mon–Fri | Jul 22–Aug 2| 9am–4pm