Stop Motion Studio in School

Bring out the budding filmmakers in your class with this easy-to-use app. Students can act in their videos or just use clay, drawing, and photos to create animated sequences that demonstrate events and concepts across subjects.

Benefits

Stop Motion Studio is a great tool to use in the classroom. It’s been used by thousands of schools all over the world.

“This app combines still images to make a stop motion animation film. In the Social Studies classroom students can move figurines across the screen to show a historical event in action.  In the Math classroom students can use virtual manipulatives to model the solution to a math problem.” - classtechtips.com

“Stop Motion Studio gives students a captivating outlet for their creative ideas and voice. And during the production process, it introduces them to sophisticated concepts such time, storyboarding, audience, and citizenship, even at the youngest elementary age.” - scarsdaleschools.org

Bulk Purchase

Stop Motion Studio is available in a free and a paid version. The free version does contain in-app purchases but has no advertisement. The full version is available with a huge discount for educational institutes in the Volume Purchase Program (VPP). The full version does not contain any in-app purchases or advertisements.

Purchase Stop Motion Studio or Stop Motion Studio for macOS from the VPP.

For a bulk purchase of the Android or Windows version of the app, please contact our support team.

Setup

Mobile Device Management

If your school uses a mobile device management system to deploy apps. You can define certain default options Stop Motion Studio uses.

Shared iPad

Shared iPad allows sharing an iPad by multiple students. When enabled in the app, all projects are synced using iCloud. A student can start a project on one iPad and continue on a different iPad. Please make sure to enable isStoreProjectsIniCloudEnabled when deploying the app. Shared iPad works on Stop Motion Studio version 10.1 or later.

Privacy

We do not collect, use, disclose, transfer or store any personal information from children or anybody else. All data is stored locally on the device. Absolutly no data is transfered from the app without user consent i.e. project upload. Therefore neither COPPA nor FERPA does apply.

Manual

A printable comprehensive manual is available on our support page.

Support

Visit our knowledge base to find answers to many common questions.

If you have a question about the app, how to use a feature or anything else. Feel free to email our customer support team. We are here to help.

Resources

Cardboard IPad Stand

If you are just starting to make stop motion videos with your iPad, you’ve probably already discovered how much better they are when you can keep the tablet still when taking pictures. Designing and build our own Cardboard IPad Stand.

Storyboard

Planning your animation on paper saves time and energy. You can figure out all the details before committing to the animation. Storyboarding will also ensure that each group selects the one approach best suited to the basic concept. We prepared this printable storyboard template for you to use.