Young Animators After School (in-person)

Taught by

Mihaela Slabé

illustration of a sea landscape with a sea monster poking out of the water
drawing of a pumpkin-headed man with a dashing suit - frame for a morph project
cut paper scene of an articulated bipedal puppet with a television for a head

Registration is now closed.


September 09, 2022December 16, 2022

Fridays 4:30pm – 7:30pm


2011 10 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0K4


Note: Young Animators is NOW FULL. Please contact Theresa Pinhey at to be added to the waitlist, or mailing list for notifications on the next round of registrations!

In this class students will delve into the world of animation, covering a range of topics including stop-motion, digital platforms, sound design and traditional animation techniques. Participants will complete a short animated film with sound by the end of the course. Open and interesting to all skill levels.

This is a 12-week program, with no classes on major holidays including September 30th, October 7th, and November 11th.

If you have any questions, or concerns please reach out to Theresa Pinhey at There are payment plans available if the course's price is at all a barrier to you.

  • Learn about story-telling and making your own characters
  • practice with various styles of animation to find your style
  • Learn through different historical animations how you can show and not tell
  • Interest in animation a requirement
  • Experience NOT REQUIRED, but sometimes bringing an idea can help you create!