Introduction to Animation for Content Generation, Social Media and Vlogging | 4 Weeks | Class

This course is for anyone who needs to produce short animated content for social media, Facebook, Instagram YouTube Vimeo etc. This course will explore a range of animation techniques from stop frame, still frame, time lapse to hand drawn and digital animation.

Training Provider: AAA School of Advertising

Duration: 4 Weeks

When: Thursdays, 17:30 - 20h:00 

Level: Intermediate   

Cost: R4,702.50

Next Start Date: 

  • Johannesburg 
  • 6 - 27 September 2018
  • Address: ACA House, The Braes Office Park, Cnr William Nicol Drive and Bryanston Drive, Bryanston
  • Cape Town 
  • 6 - 27 September 2018
  • Address: 6th Floor, AAA House, 112 Long Street, Cape Town


This course is taught around Adobe After Effects with one session in Adobe Premier. Applicants should have an understanding of Adobe creative suite, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator as the course will also use aspects of these applications. This course does not teach drawing or illustrations skills, but does cover forms of animation where advanced drawing & animation skills are not necessary.


Upon completion of the course you will understand how produce simple short animations for social media. You will produced a

+/-1 min animation in the medium of your choice. You will also understand the principles of Adobe After Effects.

You will be able to project manage, conceptualize and produce short animation projects for social media platforms and beyond. This skill set is useful for graphic designers art directors, PR marketing and brand communication jobs where production of animated content is a prerequisite.


Farrah Williams 
WPP Africa Academy Manager

All courses and workshops can be customized and held at a venue of your choice provided there are sufficient numbers.
Each course can also be modified to create an onsite workshop to best suites your requirements.