Student Animation at Solomon Schechter Day School

Jul 5, 2022
Town Hall


Welcome to Solomon Schechter Day School's Student Animation page! Here at our school, we foster an environment that encourages creativity, innovation, and self-expression. Our dedicated students have the opportunity to explore the exciting world of animation, honing their skills and discovering new techniques. This page provides a comprehensive overview of our student animation program, highlighting the incredible talent and work of our students.

The Art of Animation

Animation is a captivating art form that brings stories, characters, and ideas to life through a sequence of carefully crafted images. Whether it's traditional hand-drawn animation or the modern digital techniques, animation allows our students to unleash their imagination and convey their unique visions.

The Benefits of Learning Animation

Learning animation not only nurtures artistic abilities but also helps students develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork skills. Through the process of creating animations, students learn how to plan, conceptualize, and execute their ideas, fostering creativity and attention to detail.

Our Student Animation Program

At Solomon Schechter Day School, we offer a robust student animation program that encompasses a wide range of animation techniques and styles. Our dedicated instructors guide our students through the entire process, providing technical knowledge, creative guidance, and inspiration throughout their journey.

Exploring Animation Techniques

Our program covers various animation techniques, including:

  • Traditional Animation: Students learn the fundamentals of hand-drawn animation, understanding the principles of movement and timing.
  • Stop Motion: Exploring the magic of stop motion, our students create captivating animations by manipulating physical objects frame-by-frame.
  • Computer Animation: Using industry-standard software, our students dive into the world of digital animation, mastering the art of character creation, modeling, and animation.
  • Special Effects Animation: Discovering the secrets behind visual effects, our students learn how to create stunning animations with realistic simulations and captivating effects.

Showcasing Talent - Town Hall Portraits

One of the flagship projects of our student animation program is "Town Hall Portraits." In this collaborative effort, our students create animated portraits of local community members, capturing their essence and sharing their stories. Each portrait is a testament to the unique talents and passion of our students.

Why Choose Solomon Schechter Day School for Animation?

When it comes to nurturing young talent in animation, Solomon Schechter Day School stands out for several reasons:

A Creative Community

Our school fosters a creative and supportive community, where students collaborate, learn from each other, and push the boundaries of their own artistic capabilities. The passion for animation is contagious, creating an inspiring environment for all.

Expert Guidance

Our instructors are experienced professionals in the field of animation, ensuring that students receive top-notch guidance and mentorship. They bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise, helping students refine their skills and develop their unique artistic voices.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

At Solomon Schechter Day School, we understand the importance of providing our students with the best resources. Our animation lab is equipped with industry-standard software and tools, enabling students to work with the same tools professionals use in the industry.


Animation is an incredible art form that unlocks boundless possibilities for our students. At Solomon Schechter Day School, we take pride in nurturing the animation talents of our students, empowering them to express themselves, communicate their ideas, and create mesmerizing animations. Join our creative community and embark on an extraordinary journey into the world of animation!