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#Harryhausen100 Centenary Tribute Short Film - Coming Soon!

Started by Angus Lamont in STOPMO NEWBIES on Saturday. 0 Replies

Coming 2020! #Harryhausen100A short film tribute dedicated to the master of stop motion, Ray Harryhausen.In 2020, The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation are celebrating Ray's Centenary (creating the hashtag, #Harryhausen100), and with Ray's work inspiring me to do this type of creative work, I thought I'd pay homage with my own, self funded short film. Expect strange landscapes inhabited by stop motion monsters - along with a bit of live action (from myself *gulp*)!Teaser Trailer premiere link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERqH2vJG5Sg&fbclid=IwAR1qNhQpZuxwSrL3ZV5GQmn8pcMY78iW4wAtevdetn8eCLtT4NqMbTmw0coContinue

Tags: angus, lamont, motion, stop, ray

Clay Ani-memes

Started by Randy Boyum in CLAY. Last reply by Randy Boyum Jan 14. 13 Replies

I enjoy creating Clay Ani-memes from behind the scenes photos I shoot while working.   Don't know if anyone cares, but thought I'd share.   Would love to hear opinions.    :-)Continue

Sculpture material of puppet hands

Started by Jet Zhang in CASTING. Last reply by StopmoNick Jan 12. 1 Reply

Hi,I am going to make silicon hands for my foam latex puppet. I am wondering which material I should use to make the hands sculpture, which I need more details and smooth skin. I guess it may have two choices: 1. Firm Plasticine (NSP)2. Super Sculpey I saw some youtube videos (maybe Claykids) on how to make mold for hands. Their hands are very detailed but the color is more like Super Sculpey.Does anyone have experience with this?Thanks!Continue

Animating Shoelaces

Started by Prav Potu in STOPMO NEWBIES. Last reply by Maureen Z Jan 7. 5 Replies

Hello!Brand spanking new member here ... I'm trying to animate some shoelaces so they look like they've tied themselves.  My question is two-fold - has anyone done this before and would they care to share their experience, tips, tricks, etc? Secondly, I'm planning on using pipe cleaners to reinforce the shoelaces and then using fishing line, I'm going to suspend them for the mid-air/pre-loop part of the animation. Does this sound like the right approach or does anyone have any better suggestions?  Would I be better of using wire instead of pipe cleaners?Should it help, I'm using white shoes, white shoelaces, on orange seamless paper.  Shooting using a 5Dmk3, Dragonframe 4, and Kinos.Thank you in advance!Continue

Start a new armature

Started by Greyguy in ARMATURES. Last reply by Greyguy Jan 7. 22 Replies

Hi here is a new armature i started for Misha Klienalso a picture of a new small armature compared to and older on i did and a close up of the footContinue

A short segment for the holiday season.

Started by Chris Johnson in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Chris Johnson Jan 5. 2 Replies

Put together a little segment for the holiday season. A little homage to Monty Python and a good excuse to play with some cut paper a get some more experience with rig removal.Really regretted not anchoring the trees more securely but a good experience overall.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Msa02T0qtysContinue

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020 Now Open For Entries! International Tours & Cash Awards

Started by Paul Bruce in ANIMATOR TALK Jan 4. 0 Replies

The 10th Anniversary edition of the ESFF with more short film screenings in Edinburgh,A dedicated Animation Sunday, International Film Festival showcases, trophies, cash prizes and awards including Best Animation Award!We're also excited to be programming showcases of our best films for our 2020 partners:Adriatic Film FestivalStop Motion MontrealFirenze FilmCorti Sardinia Film FestivalBalkans Beyond Borders Film Festivaland Manipulate Theatre & Animation Festival!Max Length 25 minutes, international films welcomed, all genres eligible.Early Bird Deadline: Monday Feb 3rdOpen for entries onlineESFF 2020 SUBMISSIONSContinue

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020 Now Open For Entries! International Tours & Cash Awards

Started by Paul Bruce in FILM FESTIVALS AND EVENTS Jan 4. 0 Replies

The 10th Anniversary edition of the ESFF with more short film screenings in Edinburgh,A dedicated Animation Sunday, International Film Festival showcases, trophies, cash prizes and awards including Best Animation Award!We're also excited to be programming showcases of our best films for our 2020 partners:Adriatic Film FestivalStop Motion MontrealFirenze FilmCorti Sardinia Film FestivalBalkans Beyond Borders Film Festivaland Manipulate Theatre & Animation Festival!Max Length 25 minutes, international films welcomed, all genres eligible.Early Bird Deadline: Monday Feb 3rdOpen for entries onlineESFF 2020 SUBMISSIONSContinue

Tags: FOR, ENTRIES, CALL, SUBMISSIONS, FILM

Dragonframe capture black-out on a single monitor in dual setup?

Started by Jasper Kuipers in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Jasper Kuipers Dec 30, 2019. 6 Replies

Hi everyone!Is there by any chance some dragonframe experts here that can help me with this question?I have a setup with dual monitors in the studio.One monitor for displaying dragonframe and the other functioning basically as a lighttable. I have the camera shooting down that second monitor laying flat on the table.I'm doing oilpaint on glass and want only the backlight of the monitor. So I need the primary monitor to have a capture blackout during shooting. I can't seem to find a way to set only 1 of the 2 on blackout... It does both or nothing.Anyone here a wizz with dragonframe that can help me out with the answer??Much appreciated!Jasper,Continue

Tags: black-out, capture, dragonframe

 
 
 

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