Young Animators After School (in-person) SIDE B

Taught by

Michelle Longpre

Illustration of a purple dragon on a rock overlooking a meadow
a simple scene with a fish standing on an island with tiny legs
cut out character wearing a mask that looks like a rabbit head

Registration is now closed.


September 21, 2023December 14, 2023

Thursdays, 5:30pm - 8:30pm, 12-class course


2011 10 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0K4


Young Animators After School side B is NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION! This course is on THURSDAYS, and will run in addition to our regular Young Animators After School program! Sign up QUICK!

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 November 16th for our annual animation festival GIRAF.

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!