Toon Boom Harmony Training (in association with Mercury Filmworks and Toon Boom Animation Inc)


Course Overview:

This course will run over two weeks with the first week run in conjunction with Toon Boom Animation Inc and the second week run in conjunction with Mercury Filmworks.

We will have two options for participants – a daytime option (Monday-Friday) and an evening+weekend option (see below for details).

At the end of the first week, each participant will be eligible to pass the Associate exam for Toon Boom Harmony. This exam indicates a proficiency level with the software, and is not a demonstration of animation knowledge.


Week 1 – with Toon Boom Inc

Day 1: Harmony: Introduction to the Interface, Drawing Tools, and Painting

Day 2: Timing, Morphing, Sceneplanning, and Working in a 3D Space

Day 3: Introduction to Cut-Out

Day 4: Animating your Cut-Out Puppet and Lip-Sync

Day 5: Advanced Cut-Out Techniques and Deform


Week 2 – with Mercury Filmworks


Participant Profile:

Participants should have drawing experience, animation experience and experience with Photoshop or other computer applications.


Date & Times:

Daytime Option

Week 1: Monday 11th August – Friday 15th August (9am-5pm each day with an hour lunch break).

Week 2: Monday 18th August – Friday 22nd August (9am-5pm each day with an hour lunch break).


Evening+Weekend Option

Week 1: Monday 11th August – Friday 15th August (5pm-10pm each evening) and Saturday 16th August (9am-5pm with an hour lunch break).

Week 2: Monday 18th August – Friday 22nd August (5pm-10pm each evening) and Saturday 23rd August (9am-5pm with an hour lunch break).


Temp Licenses:

All those who register for the course will be given temporary licenses for use for a defined period of time before, during and after the course.



Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylor’s Lane, Dublin 8. 



300 Euro.

Payment can be made by credit card online (a link will be sent to you) or by cheque/postal order payable to Animation Skillnet.


Application Procedure:

Please send your resume and link to your demo reel or portfolio to and reference “ME-2DDA-0514” on the front and in the subject line of all submissions.

There may be some additional places left for those who have not applied directly to Mercury Filmworks. If interested in these additional places please contact:

Course Information


Course Instructor

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