Stop-Motion Animation Project

DDD30032 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One semester

Contact hours

  • 36 hours per semester

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to build on skills learned in Stop Motion Techniques and develop advanced skills using foam/latex
build-up models, background construction techniques, basic casting principles, with further studies in lighting and
effects. Students will explore more advanced stop motion and clay animation production techniques and produce a
narrative outcome through a coherent stop-motion animation project. The unit emphasises art direction, project
After successfully completing this unit, students should be able to:
1. Apply development and pre-visualisation techniques to construct a proof of concept and project pipeline
2. Integrate specialist knowledge and techniques to design and construct aspects of a stop-motion animation outcome
3. Evaluate production work flows and the application of tools, techniques and principles to an animated sequence
4. Author a fully resolved animated production, showing professional competencies in the field of stop-motion animation, design and storytelling.

Courses with unit

In 2018 this unit will be replaced with ANI20004
Bachelor of Film and Television