8 month, 6 month or 3 month online course options. All specialising in realistic VFX animation.
Personal bespoke tutoring covering all the essential skills and techniques required to produce great character performance.
Personal tutoring in small classes averaging three students. Classes are held in Hertforshire, UK (Met Line) bi-monthly, see site for next dates.
Come and use our beautiful realistic creature rigs, free fur render included on all online courses.
Our short courses in creature animation are designed for individuals who are looking for an intensive course where they can design and start their own animation sequence or finish a project they have already started. With continuous tuition and feedback from a professional animator with years of experience in the industry, you can develop and hone your animation skills.
Perfect for those with some experience in animation or advanced animators, our realistic creature/character short course will arm you with an array of techniques and skills that will give you the confidence to go on and create more complex sequences.
Average number of students attending the 5 Day classes is three. This means I can give maximum attention to each student for the entire week.
"I'm currently at Dneg where I worked on Godzilla then I moved to In the Heart of the Sea, a new film directed by Ron Howard" – Luca, Spain. Student of the 5 Day Course.
"I picked up a couple of very important things along those five days, that in my opinion, any creature animator should have as part of their skillset” -Edwardo Mateo, MPC, London
"Thankyou for sharing the techniques and tips, I finished my animation 1 day ahead of schedule at work (not showing off!)” – Friska, UK
“I really enjoyed the course and found the techniques taught very useful and intuitive. I don’t think I had any moment on the course when I found myself thinking, ” oh, i’ve done this before” (a pretty common feeling on courses, even good ones). ” -Marc, UK.
Learn essential animation techniques whilst relaxing in Latimer Place, a countryside hotel in the picturesque Buckinghamshire. Our animation course takes place in this tranquil setting and students are encouraged to make full use of the hotel facilities whilst not on the course.
Located just a 35 minute train ride from central London and just 19 miles from Heathrow, our creature animation short course is easily accessible for those travelling from London and further afield.