Welcome to the BrickFlicks Academy

An online platform where budding animators can learn the basics of stop motion animation, develop their skills and join a community of like-minded movie makers.

Bring your imagination to life!

BrickFlicks Academy instructor Dave

What is BrickFlicks Academy?

BrickFlicks Academy is a safe, fun place for young animators 8 yrs+ to learn, share, discover and explore their creativity using stop motion animation .

We believe in using materials and technology that can be found around the home and all of our courses and workshops use just a mobile device, a free app and simple materials you have close at hand. We aim to make great animations using simple practices.

In the Academy you will find an ever-growing number of self-guided courses where you can build your animation skills with practical & easy to follow video tutorials. The courses include tons of hands-on activities that engage & inspire. There are monthly competitions to enter & direct feedback from the BrickFlicks animators on how to improve your skills. You can also enjoy live webinars and discounts on all our online camps & workshops.

Pricing options

You can access the BrickFlicks Academy with either a monthly or annual subscription.

Anytime. Anywhere.

BrickFlicks Academy is designed to let you explore the courses whenever and however it suits you. You're the boss!

What's included in BrickFlicks Academy Membership?

  • Unlimited access to all courses in the BrickFlicks Academy

  • VIP preview access to new courses every month

  • Feedback Friday. Get input on your animations from a BrickFlicks instructor

  • Free access to the BrickFlicks Live Events

  • Discounts on online camps & workshops

  • Exclusive behind the scenes footage of "the making of" stop motion movies

  • Monthly members only competitions

  • Monthly members only webinars

  • Online resources including Tips, Tricks & How to tutorial videos

  • Online support

We also have a range of live online events. check below to find out more

Meet your Instructor

Dave Sheehan

BrickFlicks Instructor

Dave Sheehan

Dave is a multi-media wizard and has been delivering workshops to children in creative digital arts for over 12 years. He has more than 25 years experience in songwriting and has Diplomas in Music Technology and Performance and is a trained Sound engineer. Dave is also the creator, producer and director of online TV shows for kids which involve green puppets with lots of musical talent!

Parent of student

"My son took part & absolutely loved it. He says he got loads of tips to help him make better stop motion movies. He's delighted & has told lots of his friends about the course. Thank you."

BrickFlicks Academy Student

"I love the presentation, layout, set up, signposts & directions throughout!!"

Parent of BrickFlicks Student

"Simply explained, encouraged creativity and a lot of fun. Kept the user on track with projects."

Parent of student

"Very inspirational courses for kids. There is so much hands on activity - the courses really get kids creating and absorbed in the process of stop motion animation"