Become a video pro with our Academy

From face-to-face workshops and webinars, to bespoke course training programs, our Academy has you covered. The Academy, or Sparkol Academy, is our in-person training service designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and expertise to take your creations to the global stage.

As one of the services offered by Sparkol, the Academy is perfect for aspiring VideoScribe creators or teams in the workplace. Read through the Academy guide to find a solution that best suits you.

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Learning with our Academy

Our courses and workshops

Our courses and workshops

Whatever your objective or skill level, our Academy team are here to help you get the largest impact from your VideoScribe subscription. We offer a range of learning solutions; from bespoke webinars to face-to-face workshops for groups or individuals. Just choose your learning level and we'll customize your solution.

VideoScribe: the basics

This is our fundamentals workshop where you'll learn how to plan out your VideoScribe project and gain an understanding of what makes a 'good scribe'. We’ll cover the basics of creating your scribe within the app, including adding your visual content and working with audio.

We'll then give you a detailed understanding of the element property settings and how you can use the various animation techniques. We’ll also cover how you can move the camera around the canvas to really bring your video to life, and how to save and publish your video into multiple formats.

VideoScribe: advanced skills

This is our advanced workshop where you will learn how to create sophisticated video content with VideoScribe. We'll show you how to control the camera, create different themes, get inventive with animation, and utilize the advanced morphing techniques.

We'll also teach you the professional tips to fully customize your VideoScribe, including creating SVG custom images using Adobe Illustrator or InkScape, editing audio with Audacity, creating your custom hand for the illustration effect using Photoshop and creating GIFs from your video using Premiere.

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The in-person training was wonderful - a combination of theory and practical exercises getting the students animating. This worked really well and built the confidence in video creation while helping the staff to get the most from VideoScribe.


Ronald Bremer, HR Development Adviser. University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, Netherlands.