After School Animation

Ages
Grades 6–12
Date
Every Wed, Jan 9–Feb 27 | 4–6pm
Cost
$425 members | $500 non-members
Location
Learning Center

Successful animators have a comprehensive understanding of basic animation techniques and principles. During this eight-week course, each class will focus on one of these core concepts in relation to working traditionally with pencil and paper. Budding animators will develop a strong foundation, build upon their knowledge of art and animation, and hone their unique skills. Continuing students should arrive prepared to work on their own project during class, and can expect to learn additional animation skills throughout the course as well.

Scholarship Opportunities

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

  • Classes
    Tickets sold out. Join us for this two-week journey into the world of comics as we explore this unique form of visual storytelling. Learn what it...
    Mon–Fri | Jun 24–Jul 6 | 9am–4pm
    No Class: Jul 4; Make-up Class: Jul 6
  • In this two-week session, join us as we explore theme park attractions and what it takes to build both intricate and immersive designs.
    Mon–Fri | Jun 24–Jul 6 | 9am–4pm
    No Class: Jul 4; Make-up Class: Jul 6
  • Tickets sold out. Join us for this two-week, intensive class that focuses on digital 2D animation. Learn how to take a character and bring them to...
    Mon–Fri | Jul 8–19 | 9am–4pm
  • This incredible two-week journey will take a look at what it means to be a woman in animation and helps students design their own female lead...
    Mon–Fri | Jul 8–19 | 9am–4pm
  • Join us as we explore animation techniques while simultaneously learning about race, ethnicity, and cultures from around the world and how to...
    Mon–Fri | Jul 22–Aug 2 | 9am–4pm
  • Tickets sold out. Join us for a two-week intensive exploration of cinematography as well as an exclusive look into the field as it exists today with...
    Mon–Fri | Jul 22–Aug 2
    9am–4pm
  • Successful animators have a comprehensive understanding of the basic animation techniques and principles. This eight-week course goes in depth on a...
    Every Wed, Aug 28–Oct 16 | 4–6pm
  • Learn traditional animation techniques that Walt and his team relied upon daily with pencil and paper, and transition them into the digital world....
    Every Sat, Sep 7–Oct 26 | 1:30–4:30pm
  • Classes
    Join us in this eight-week class in which we explore character design and what it means to represent oneself inside and out. Using shape language,...
    Every Sun, Sep 8–Oct 27 | 10am–noon
  • Classes
    In this eight-week class, learn how to visually represent words and the meaning behind them as you create an animated adaptation of a different type...
    Every Sun, Sep 8–Oct 27 | 1–4pm
  • Learn traditional animation techniques that Walt and his team relied upon daily with pencil and paper, and transition them into the digital world....
    Every Sun, Sep 8–Oct 27 | 1–4pm