Animation Competition


Animation Competition: Stories of Aberystwyth

As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations, the Department of Computer Science at Aberystwyth University are hosting a competition to produce an animated version of a story about Aberystwyth.

Workshop Calendar

We shall be running a series of public workshops for all ages on how to create Scratch animations, see below for information.

Competition Details

We invite your submissions to the Aberystwyth University 150th Birthday Animation Contest.

The best animations will be showcased on the big screen at The Arts Centre Cinema on April 29th 2023.

There are 4 categories for this competition:

  1. Scratch Animations: Primary School Age Group
  2. Scratch Animations: Secondary School Age Group
  3. Scratch Animations: Open to All Ages
  4. General Animations (Using any software/medium except Scratch): Open to All Ages



The last date for any submission is Sunday 9th April 2023

For Scratch Animations, please:

For general animations, please:

Contest Entry Form

Scratch Animation Guide

We have put together a Scratch Stories Workbook to help guide beginners through the storytelling process from storyboard to Scratch programming.

Scratch Stories Workbook (.pdf)

More Resources

We offer a number of educational workshops/talks/resources for all ages. Please visit our Outreach Hub for more information.

Our online resources include additional Scratch activities for Making a Space Game and Creating a Paddle Ball Game.