October Animation Workshops

You can book places at the workshops by clicking on the links below or by calling Filmhouse Box Office on 0131 228 2688.


The Filmhouse Animation Studio (8-12 years)              

Thurs 19 and Fri 20 October •  10.30am-4.00pm •  £65 for a two-day workshop                                                                   

Join Filmhouse Cinema and Animation Jam for an epic 2-day cartoon making workshop. Draw and make your own characters, backgrounds and objects with help from us. You’ll join other new animators in mini film studios, writing a script, making a comic storyboard, animating and recording voices and sounds for your group’s idea. All the films will go online to watch…forever!



Stop Motion Puppet Making (11-17 years)

Sat 21 October •  10.00am-4pm •  £40

Ever wanted to make an animation puppet like the professionals? Animation Jam will help you make a humanoid metal skeleton and then fatten it up and dress it to be your own design. Make a short animation in the class and then take your creation home.



Past Workshops

2016 Animation Workshops

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  • Toys Alive Animation

Did you attend one of these workshops? You can now see your film here.

2015 Animation Workshops


  • Everything’s Alive (3D animation)
  • World Saving Inventions (2D animation)
  • Easter Beastie Animation
  • Animate Cartoon Easter Cards

Did you attend one of these workshops? You can now see your film here.


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Filmhouse Junior

Films for a younger audience. Tickets cost £4.50 (£5.50 for 3D shows) per person, big or small!

Please Note: although we normally disapprove of people talking during screenings, these shows are primarily for kids, so grown-ups should expect some noise!

To see a list of upcoming Filmhouse Junior screenings, click here.

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