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Dreams and Nightmares

Started by John A (filmmaker) in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Ed Riccardi yesterday. 1 Reply

Movie PosterI made an avant-garde live action movie with stop motion special effects. I intend to put it out online sometime. The biggest challenge was getting actors, not the actual animation itself. It is rough in places (it is an ultra-low budget student film) but the stop motion animation is fairly decent. I fully intend to use stop-motion effects moving forward.Continue

8" armature for sale

Started by Greyguy in SWAP MEET. Last reply by Greyguy yesterday. 5 Replies

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Stop Motion Podcast Episode with Sylvie Trouvé on how she's building an Online Stop Motion Academy

Started by Mozen in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Mozen Feb 10. 3 Replies

I thought some people here may find this interesting since there's not really any traditional schooling to learn stop motion animation (I could be wrong and out of touch though!)Animators Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward (The Little Prince, Bone Mother, etc.) are trying to change that.They've have worked hard to put together the first online stop motion academy: See-Learn.comIn this podcast episode, Sylvie shares the unique mentorship style and lesson plan that will make sure you nail all the principles of animation through stop motion.Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/animation-podcast/episode-51-animator-sylvie-trouve-how-to-learn-the-basics-of-stop-motion-with-the-see-learn-academyContinue

Coating aluminum wire puppets

Started by Rowan Scott in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Rowan Scott Feb 7. 2 Replies

Hi, new to the site. I have a question about protecting aluminum wire from breaking for use in puppet making. I was considering adding a layer of hot glue on the wire so as to add support, and in the case of the wire breaking, the layer of glue would still keep it in place. The glue is flexible and seems to hold up pretty well.  Any thoughts? Continue

Tags: wire, aluminum

ANIMATORS WANTED

Started by Nathan Smith in JOBS & PROJECTS Feb 5. 0 Replies

We are looking for some experienced character animators for our stop motion feature film. We need several animators as soon as possible.  We are based in Orem Utah, just outside of Salt Lake City.  We ask that you only contact me if you have no less then 3 years of professional character animation experience and you know DragonFrame.  Please contact me, Nate Smith, at agelessnate@yahoo.comContinue

Tags: Stopmotion

Seeking for BIG projects in Stop motions

Started by Mohsen Minouei in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT Feb 5. 0 Replies

Hey guys this is Mohsen Minouei form Toronto.I have some years of experience in Animation industry(plus my MA in Animations) and recently I facilitated my studio with high-tech systems which are great for Stop-motion animations.I'm looking for any individual or company to start challenging projects and productions. I can do worldwide I have no limits in that case.So, If you are interested, or know someone or some company to collaborate, please contact me.Thanks a lot!Continue

Tags: equipment, motion, Stop

1/6th Scale Props

Started by ChefGina's in STOPMO NEWBIES Feb 5. 0 Replies

Hi Everyone, Dropping a post, I did email some of you.  If anyone is in need of 1/6th scale food, please check out my website at www.ChefGinas.comI have been in business for 20 years.  I can do custom orders. Thank youGina   Continue

Tags: doll, size, mini, food, scale

1:6 scale props

Started by Devin Pingree in MODEL DEPARTMENT. Last reply by ChefGina's Feb 5. 8 Replies

Does anyone have any suggestions on purchasing 1:6 scale props? I've found that there's much more 1:12 props. I have found some things in Ken and Barbie sets on E-bay. Continue

Tags: props, 1:6, scale

FPS Animation question

Started by Christian Cerepaka in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Scottie D. Feb 1. 7 Replies

Hello. This is my first post on the forum so thanks for having me. So here is what I'm trying to figure out. I'm getting ready to make a Stop Motion filmed at 24fps, but my problem is that I can't seem to figure out how to determine the length of a shot relative to the frames. So let's say I have a still shot of a character walking along from point A to point B that I want to be 3 seconds long so that means it would be 72 frames in those 3 seconds. Like at the end of the 1st second the character will be a third the way to point B and it will be the 24th frame. At the end of the 2nd second the character will be 2/3 the way to point B and it will be the 48th frame. At the end of the 3td second the character will be at point B and it will be the 72nd frame. How would I figure this out? What is the formula for figuring this out? Its a hard question for me to put in words, but I hope whoever reads this understands me. Thank you. Continue

Sculpture material of puppet hands

Started by Jet Zhang in CASTING. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Jan 31. 7 Replies

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

 
 
 

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