Animation Studio Kit For Stop Motion Animation

MSRP: $164.05


SchoolMart Part #: ANI-KIT Brand:


HB Animation Studio Kit™

“Students as producers” can be found in everything from gardening to media production, game design and programming. It provides engaging opportunities to teach digital literacy, citizenship and creator’s rights.¹ Teaching kids multimedia skills develops their critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and collaboration capabilities and demystifies media and IT technologies.

This Is Where HB Animation Studio Kit From HamiltonBuhl® Comes In.

The Animation Studio Kit™ includes a 5MP, 30FPS, gooseneck webcam with an internal microphone, weighted, non-slip base and “I Can Animate” stop-motion animation software.

The simple and easy to use “I Can Animate” software has an intuitive interface with stunningly powerful features that will have your students creating stop-motion animations in no time!

Almost any topic can be made more interesting using stop motion animation, and students will learn from this exciting teaching technique. Simply plug in the included USB webcam, grab an item – a toy, a fruit, a book, anything at hand – and get animating!


“I Can Animate” Software Features:

  • Capture from any webcam
    Use the software to take images using a USB webcam to create animation
  • Import Audio
    Add an audio clip from your music library or record directly from the included webcam microphone
  • Drawing
    Add 2D shapes to animations or as a masking tool
  • Import Video Images
    Import both still images and video to use as a background in animations
  • Titles
    Add the movie feel with titles, subtitles and credits
  • Time Lapse
    Set up the camera and use the time lapse setting to record action over a long period of time
  • Cross-Platform
    For Windows or Mac computer

HB Animation Studio Kit™ Includes:
(1) “I Can Animate” software
(1) 5MP digital webcam

For ages 8+

Ideas for stop motion videos are becoming more and more imaginative, and the technique is being applied to all types of content, from informational videos to quirky advertisements.

Producing animations requires teamwork and collaboration, problem solving and creativity. The HB Animation Studio Kit™ is perfect for students of all ages. The “I Can Animate” software is detailed without being overwhelming and kids will love seeing the end result of their hard work.

* Jan-2020 Update – We are working as quickly and diligently as possible to ensure we have an upgraded version for the newly released Catalina (MAC OS X 10.15) in as short a time as possible.

¹Educational Dealer June/July 2017 – “Here is What Educators Are Talking About,” by Tina Manzer


Additional information

Weight1 lbs

"I Can Animate" Software Specifications:

System Requirements

Windows PC Users
Windows XP, Vista, 7,8 or 10
Microsoft .Net Framework 4 (available as a free download from the Microsoft website)
Graphics card recommended and should support DirectX 9 shader model 2.0
Mac Users
Intel Mac, OS X version 10.8 to Mojave 10.14.x (NOT AVAILABLE FOR CATALINA OS)
NOTE: Jan-2020 Update – HamiltonBuhl is working as quickly and diligently as possible to ensure we have an upgraded version for the newly released Catalina (MAC OS 10.15) in as short a time as possible.

USB webcam (included with HB AnimateIt Studio Kit)
1.5GB RAM (2GB RAM recommended)
100MB HD space
NOTE: Download a FREE trial of software before entering License Key. Once key is entered, no software refund can be given.

Webcam Specifications:
Bendable arm allows for optimal positioning
Internal Microphone
Weighted, non-slip, weighted base
1x IR LED light: Infrared light for shooting at night and in low light areas
Shutter button: Easy capture for still images
Compatible with Chromebook, PC with Windows Windows XP, XP2, Vista, Win 7/8/10, and Mac with standard USB-a ports
5MP CMOS sensor
Maximum resolution: 1080 x 720
Rate: 30FPS @720p
Interface type: USB 2.0 high speed
Focal range: 30mm ~ Infinity
Captured image format: BMP, JPEG, PNG
Captured video format: AVI, WMV
Working temperature: 14° ~ 104°
Materials: ABS plastic
Cable length: approx. 4’

Webcam specifications and color are subject to change.