First go to animoto.com and sign up for a free account. Then scroll to the bottom and click the “Education” link:
Then on the next page click the “Apply Now” button. Fill in the details, entering any information you choose. It doesn’t matter if the email and other details are fake. You will get auto-approved without email verification. You will then receive a promo code after submitting the information it asks for:
Create a new account or log in to your existing account. Then go to https://animoto.com/account and enter your promo code.
You’re done! Your account is now upgraded. Enjoy 6 months of an upgraded account. Right now anyone can use these upgraded accounts while Animoto tests their software. Eventually they’ll remove or tighten restrictions on these free account upgrades.