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One of the all-time places to explore your creativity,
learn
, and have fun



WORKSHOPS
CLAYMATION, HAND-DRAWN, 3D MODELING,
2D ANIMATION, AND

TRADITIONAL & DIGITAL ART WORKSHOPS


EXHIBITS
GUIDED TOUR by RESERVATION
LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
OLD CARTOON FILM SCREENING


INTERNATIONAL AWARD-WINNING
ANIMATION STUDIO FOR TEENS  

at THE WALT DISNEY
FAMILY MUSEUM

 

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GRAND OPENING of our New Location
REGISTRATION for In-person Classes

Saturday 
FEBRUARY 18, 2023
from 11AM-4PM

 GOLLY GOSH, AN'T IT GOOD TO BE AT SHEEPDOG ANIMATION!

MOVING PICTURE & WORKSHOP

Get involved in incredible creation of moving picture and create your own animated movie.

Learn about Magic Lanterns and view over a century old projectors and cinema cameras with live demonstrations.

Hand -Drawn Animation or Claymation Workshops.

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: $18 per adult

          $16 per child up to age 15

Animation Extravaganza!
Put your drawing skills to good use and join our animation workshop. We offer a unique opportunity to learn hand-drawn animation.
Sort of like-old-times-ain't it!

OUR EXHIBITION

HISTORY OF ANIMATION & CINEMA

Guided tour by reservation. Book a tour for you and your family.

 

The History of Animation and Cinema is a century old. We offer you and your family an opportunity to know how it all started by booking a guided tour with us.

Get involved in the incredible creation of moving pictures and the History of Animation.
Learn about Magic Lanterns and pre-cinematic optical devices 
and view over century-old projectors and cinema cameras with live demonstrations.

On top of that, you can listen to the music of Thomas Edison’s Amberola!

Note: At this time children under five years old are not permitted in the studio.
Children under age 10 must be accompanied by adult

GUIDED TOUR


TOURS GRAND OPENING 
MARCH 11, 2023 



 

In Person & Online

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4 weeks of
CLAYMATION

We offer a range of entertaining and engaging workshops. 

To receive the latest information on upcoming workshops, follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

In the meantime, we recommend the following workshops.

  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
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WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN
AGE 10-13 

CLAYMATION

INTRODUCTION TO STOP MOTION ANIMATION

OUR EXHIBITION

HISTORY OF ANIMATION & CINEMA
Guided tour by reservation. Book a tour for you and your family.

WORKSHOP FOR TEENS
AGE 14-17

SheepDog Animation workshops are not just about improving your skills and learning. It is an opportunity to become part of a community of people who love art, technology, and animation.

We offer the following workshops for youth:

Stop motion, Hand-drawn, and 2D Digital Animation 

3D Modeling

Character Design

Digital Painting

Traditional Art

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OUR CURRENT WORKSHOPS
 

SheepDog Animation Portfolio Development

PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
ONLINE & IN-PERSON

Age 16-18

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WORKSHOPS for ADULTS

Watercolor Birds


A popular spring theme. Join our watercolor workshop for both beginners and those with experience. Learn different watercolor techniques, such as wet on wet, wet on dry, and keeping colors bright and clear. Live demonstrations, instruction, and individual attention are essential parts of our workshops.
All material is included, but if you have your own materials, you are welcome to bring them.

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WORKSHOPS for FAMILIES

LOCATION

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We celebrate 1930's Animation

We decided to go with the 1930 look not just from the inside but outside too! Enjoy our unique Studio and décor while you create and learn about history and animation.

Besides our unique building, we are located next to a very unique place.

We are located just couple of minutes from Rondeau Provincial Park, the second oldest provincial park in Ontario, Canada! A place with sandy beaches, camping, excellent hiking, and biking opportunities.

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SheepDog Animation received multiple international awards at international festivals such as The Walt Disney TAFI, Best International Films and Special Award Winner, and the Festival Official Selection for School Reel in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Other awards studio received at San Diego International Kid's Film festival - America, CHINH - India, ICEFA Lidice - Czech, Adelaide IYFF - Australia, Anim!Arte - Brazil, Altona Beach - Australia, CHIYOKO - Zurich, Elements Film Festival - Canada, The Zoom International Film festival - Canada, and more.

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Meet the Founders

      


Alice is a Sheridan College graduate of the Classical and 3D Animation programs. She worked for numerous animation studios and on animated series, such as Franklin the Turtle, Walt Disney's Gargoyles, Warner Brothers' Waynehead, Arthur, Rugrats, George and Martha, Flying Rhinos Junior High, Birdz, Babar, and the Canadian animated feature film and TV series Anne of Green Gables.
Furthermore, Alice is a children's and educational book illustrator. Her published work includes more than twenty of spin-off and first readers books of Franklin the Turtle. Her illustrations and books are published in several countries, including the USA, Korea, India, Japan, and several countries in Europe. She was the first to publish a 3D children's book in Augmented Reality in the Czech Republic. She was responsible for the animation and illustrations, as well as, the visual experience and design across the Android platform.  

She was a professor of animation and faculty member of the School of Creative Industries at Doon Campus, Conestoga College.

 

Pavel, born in the Czech Republic, is the co-founder of SheepDog Animation Studio and an educator. His professional, personal experience and knowledge contributed to the establishment of the Technology and Creative Lab at SheepDog Animation. Pavel's primary responsibility at SheepDog Animation Studio is to provide an educational experience to students in 3D computer modeling, rigging, and vector animation. He is also the designer and constructor of custom animation stations and armatures for the School Board of Education and other postgraduate educational facilities.
 


INTERNATIONAL AWARD-WINNING
ANIMATION STUDIO FOR TEENS  

THE WALT DISNEY
FAMILY MUSEUM

Teen Animation Festival International 
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
in 2017, 2018 & 2019

AWARDS

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE 

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ABOUT US

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