Stop Motion: How To Animate

This resource is designed to support young people aged 7 and over to create
This resource is designed to support young people aged 7 and over to create


All ages


Short (1-4 activities)


England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

This guide includes a brief introduction to animation and breaks down the animation process into five simple steps. Follow these steps and you can make your first animated clip and from here, you can build on the skills developed to make your own stop motion animation. 

This guide has been developed to support Into Film's Animation Challenge, a new animation competition to encourage film clubs to start animating in the classroom and beyond.

This resource includes

This Resource Supports

  • Art and Design
  • Film Studies
  • Moving Image Arts

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