Coding & Tech

Let's Get Started: Stop-Motion Animation for Beginners (Flex Class)

Create movies and wow others by making all your favorite toys, figures, and LEGO come alive using stop motion animation with your smart phone or tablet!
Brenton Fisher
478 total reviews for this teacher
8 reviews for this class
Completed by 98 learners

No live meetings

Over 4 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon May 30

May 30 - Jun 26 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time

Don't see a time that works for you?

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Class Experience

Students Will learn how to:
1. Manually set up the Stop Motion Studio Pro program settings based on their lighting and depth of field.
2. Set the stage for their movie scene props and figures.
3. Efficient shooting practices.
4. Post production editing, such as voice overs and adding graphics.
5. Ready your movie to wow your friends. 
Each student will be required to share their filming set up including (1) scene and props, (2) the stars of their films or characters they will use and (3) their filming apparatus including their device and how it will be supported such as on a tripod or propped up by books. This task will help your student to feel prepared for filming. 

Weekly assignments will correlate to the weekly topic such as "pre-production set up and camera settings". Homework submissions will consist of posting pictures of what they are doing and using for their film, making /
The Stop Motion Studio Pro app will need to be downloaded onto your smart phone or tablet. The smart device will be used to run the program that your student will use to create and edit their films. The difference between the free version of this app and the $4.99 version is that the paid version contains the editing options unlocked where as the free version doesn't allow any edits. You are able to have a finished product with the free version but most of what this class teaches is how to apply the edits. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.


Brenton FisherEducator, Pokémon Trainer, Lego Master
478 total reviews
372 completed classes

About Me

My name is Brenton (Machete Ninja Star) Fisher.  Galaxy defending archaeologist, cowboy and raptor trainer!  I have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and have been educating elementary age children and teenagers online for four years.  I have... 
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