Online Animation Training Courses

Online Animation Training Resources

For anyone with a passion for Animation and a desire to enhance their animation skills we have compiled a list of several online training resources below. For more Education Inspiration take a look at the AWUK ED page on our website.

A Productions

Price: Free
When: May 2021

No formal qualifications required but a proven passion for animation is a must, we’d love to see examples of work you have created – whether at home, in college, or gifs on your phone!
It doesn’t matter if it’s not a polished piece of work, we’d love to see it!

You will:

  • Learn about the basics of Toon Boom animation with a qualified teacher, within a real studio setting
  • Use production rigs from the pre-school show JoJo & Gran Gran
  • Have the opportunity to apply for the job of junior animator

Toon Boom Animation Bootcamp – supported by ScreenSkills

Price: £125
When: April 2021

This two week ‘bootcamp’  with Adam’s Animation Academy is designed to cover fundamental skills in animation using the latest version of Toon Boom Harmony software. 

The aim is that by the end of the course each participant will be able to animate confidently within the software, and therefore open doors to all the Toon Boom work within the UK.

Sun & Moon Training Courses

Price: Various
When: Various

At Sun & Moon we offer industry focused animation courses designed for freelancers, graduates, students and budding animators to give them the skills they’ll need for a career in animation. Led by working industry professionals, our courses teach the skills, techniques and tricks of the trade gained from years of experience.

Sun & Moon offer a variety of training courses throughout the year.

Adobe Tutorials

Adobe offers support and tutorials for learning how to use its software, including Adobe Animate and Adobe After Effects.


Udemy features thousands of online creative courses at a variety of price points including courses on 2D and 3D animation, storyboarding, using popular software tools, and design.

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