Where: online, on Zoom


Registration still open for:


Group 2: Thursday – Friday , Sept. 17-18 from 9:30AM to 4:30PM


Level: Intermediate

Cost: 200$ (Can) +tx


Registration: [email protected]

Note: The workshop will be offered in English






Hold on to your berets as you set foot through the virtual doors of this two-day whirlwind workshop where the director’s chair becomes yours! The immaculate creators behind renowned stop motion commercial shorts will be handing you an imaginary contract and guide you along in producing the best shot for your project. Get a taste of the real industry process and go through the steps from concept to rehearsal (pop thru) all the way to the final shot. The brains behind the award winning NFB film Bone Mother and animator extraordinaires from The Little Prince feature film will coach you on the principles of posing, timing, spacing and smoothness. Receive personalized feedback through Zoom and gain insight into WHAT you can do and HOW you can do it, to improve your animated sequence.


Requirements: poseable puppet, camera, tripod, light, software.

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Technical Skills Workshop: Nailing The Shot wirh See Learn Academy


- Improve your professional animation skills


Presented by MEGA Construx, in partnership with CUPFA - Concordia University


Mentors: Dale Hayward and Sylvie Trouvé, owners of See Learn Academy and See Creature Productions.

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Dale Hayward is an animator and director with a background in 2D animation. He specializes in stop motion and is well versed in digital media and new technologies. Throughout his 15 years of experience, he has worked on a wide range of productions, from feature films such as The Little Prince to commercials for Nike, Tim Hortons and others. He co-owns See Creature Animation with his wife, Sylvie Trouvé and their latest film is the award winning stop motion short Bone Mother, a dark, folkloric tale produced by the NFB.

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If you are interested in perfecting your character animation skills using a similar puppet to the one from See Learn Academy's class,

register for Julia Peguet’s two-day character animation workshop!

Sylvie Trouvé is a Montreal-based professional filmmaker and animator. She has worked on a wide range of productions; from educational documentaries and feature films such as The Little Prince to commercials for Honda and Lego. In 2009, she was part of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship program (Orange) where her passion for photography and animation truly emerged. Subsequently, she created the abstract film Reflection in 2012. Her short films have screened at prestigious international film festivals and in public spaces such as galleries and airports. In 2011,  she co-founded See Creature Animation with her husband, Dale Hayward.


This dynamic duo also launched See Learn Academy in 2020; an interactive educational platform focusing on the fundamentals of animation.


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