Learn how to make LEGO Minifigures come to life

BrickFlicks Academy Introduction Course is designed to take complete beginners & those looking to improve their stop motion animation skills to the next level with easy to follow videos & resources.

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Stop Motion animation with LEGO mini-figures.

Welcome to BrickFlicks. This course is designed to take you through the basics of how to plan your story, construct sets and animate your figures. We hope you are looking forward to learning more about Stop Motion Animation and getting inspired to create something awesome.

You will learn:
The Basics Of Stop Motion
How to Make Your Characters Walk
How To Edit And Add Sound

What you will learn

The Basics Of Stop Motion

Stop Motion Animation is a brilliant art form and we will have you getting to grips with the fundamentals. You will be making your own films in no time

How to Make Your Characters Walk

The walk cycle is an important part of stop motion animating. We will show you how to master this critical basic step (excuse the pun)

How To Edit And Add Sound

Often the hardest part of film making is the last stages, editing your film and then adding sound and titles. We will show you how to do all of this and more

"My son took part & absolutely loved it. He says he got loads of tips to help him make better stop motion movies. He's delighted & has told lots of his friends about the course. Thank you."

Parent of student

"I love the presentation, layout, set up, signpostS & directions throughout!!"

BrickFlicks Student

"My son really enjoyed the course and learned lots. Thank you for all your hard work in putting the course together."

Parent of student

"It was very good. I learnt a lot."

BrickFlicks Student
30 minutes
10 Videos
INSIDE THE COURSE

Course Curriculumn

BrickFlicks
What is Brickflicks?
1. What is Stop Motion Animation ?
2. How To Make Stop Motion Animation
3. The Walk Cycle
4. How To Create Your Story
5. How To Make A Set
6. How To Make A Portal
7. How to add Sound & Titles (Post Production)
8 Alternative Animations
Try It Yourself
Meet Your Instructors

Joseph Orr

Joseph studied film in TU Dublin and ever since then has been writing and producing his own short films (live action and animated). He's a massive movie buff and runs a YouTube channel called Speak Broccoli for lego stop motion parodies. He lives in the big schmoke and dreams of one day, renting laws be damned, owning a Beagle named Buckley.

Tutor
Meet Your Instructors

Dave Sheehan

Dave has been delivering multi media workshops in creativity for over 12 years. He has over 25 years experience in songwriting and has Diplomas in music Technology and Performance and is a trained Sound engineer. Dave has also Created, Produced and Directed and composed all music for online TV shows for kids which involve green puppets with lots of musical talent.

Tutor

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the common questions students have asked us.
Do I need an video editing app for the course?

We are using Stop Motion Studio. There is a free and a paid version. Start with the free one and see how you go. You can find links for Apple, Android and Desktop App at https://www.cateater.com/

Can I use my smartphone or tablet to record the videos?

Yes. You will be using a smartphone or tablet to make your animation so remember to charge it before you start and check that you have enough space to film and edit your masterpiece.

Is there support included?

As this course is delivered online and designed to be self-guided you can replay and review video tutorials and resources as often as you like. On-demand. At your own pace and of course, we will be available to help you master the skills involved

BrickFlicks Academy Introduction Course

Learn how to make LEGO Minifigures come to life. This course is designed to take complete beginners & those looking to improve their stop motion animation skills to the next level with easy to follow videos & resources.