Whether you are looking into learning animation as a hobby, to develop skills you already have or as a career, The Anim18 curated list of opportunities to learn animation should help you on your way.


Art Quest:

The Artquest programme at University of the Arts London has supported professional visual artists in London and beyond since 2001. Initially providing predominantly online advice and information for visual artists about their careers, the programme has broadened to include internships, graduate studio and research residencies, legal advice, artist career case studies, international studio exchange, mentoring, discounts, publications and debates alongside our 1,500+ page advice website.


Cultural Enterprise Office:

The CEO have a range of services designed and delivered for creatives by creatives we are dedicated to making your business work for you. Supporting all of Scotland’s 16 creative sectors on all aspects of business is a big, exciting remit. They are tooled up to provide the best creative business coaching, mentoring, expertise, consultations, events, networking, programmes and digital resources to help you create, grow and scale your business.


GMAC Film:

GMAC Film are a skills and talent development centre for independent filmmakers, young people and professionals working in film, whatever their background. They also create content and hire out space from our Glasgow base at Trongate 103.


Future Learn Courses from NFTS:

Whether you’re a budding animator or a fan of animation who wants to understand more about what happens behind-the-scenes, this free online course from the internationally acclaimed National Film and Television School (NFTS) will have something for you.


Aardman Academy:

The Aardman Academy was established in 2013 to nurture and encourage new talent and to help meet the growing demand for animators in the UK. The flagship intensive 12 week Certificate in Character Animation course launched in partnership with the National Film and Television School and Creative Skillset. Drawing on Aardman’s connections and relationships in the wider industry, the course provides students with valuable insight, experience and industry connections, and our talented alumni have gone on to win awards and work at some of the most prestigious productions companies in the UK and throughout Europe.