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Live Chat On Reminder

Don't forget, on WEDNESDAYS (Thursdays on the first week of each month)  there's a new episode of LIVE CHAT hosted by Marc Spess on at 8pm…

Started by Ron Cole

261 on Thursday
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LAIKA animator teaching Private Stop motion classes.

Hey Guys!   Its been a while but I have been hard at work on KUBO and the 2 Strings at LAIKA. I just am dropping in to let you guys know th…

Started by justin rasch

2 Sep 29
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Brothers Quay

Interesting article with some video on the Borthers Quay

Started by John Downey

3 Sep 23
Reply by Strider

Help with animating between puppet and animator

Hi everyone!I am looking for some help on how to animate with both animator (me) and my puppet in the same shot. My story is about a puppet…

Started by ChinAnn Teh

4 Sep 9
Reply by ChinAnn Teh

Stop Motion's charm and its impact on CGI - Dissertation Idea, Would like opinions and advice from Stop-Motion fans!

Hello everyone! I'm an animation student fom DJCAD art school in Scotland, I'm studying animation and am about to enter my 4th year... whi…

Started by Cam Mitchell

16 Sep 4
Reply by Strider

BROKEN - A film by Adam Ciolfi

BROKEN is my new stop motion short and is now posted on the videos page. Inspired by the cult movie classic The Brain That Wouldn't Die (19…

Started by The Broken Man

6 Aug 18
Reply by Dorothy R Bruns

Pixelation help!

I'm directing (and animating) a TV commercial that will utilize pixilation. Similar to this down shooting style. The biggest (and hardest)…

Started by Stuart Bury

2 Jul 27
Reply by Don Carlson

Stop Motion Virtual Reality software experiments

This is just too out there to not share ... jbd

Started by John Downey

2 Jul 8
Reply by Jack Spiggle

Vote for Animated Tune's "Mike's Hard" can design

Hi folks, my good friend Animated Tunes has entered a contest and could really use your help. She's a 2D animator, but has worked in stop m…

Started by Don Carlson

0 Jul 6

Fish tank ideas

I'm helping a friend make a project about a young boy and he desperately wants the kids bedroom to have a fish tank in it. This prop is, fo…

Started by Steven Topham

4 Jun 18
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Message Board

Silicone arms - Ebay auction ends this Friday

Started by Dawn Brown in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi guys, silicone arms for sale. Ebay auction ends this Friday afternoon! thanks…Continue

Tags: sale, for, arms, silicine, ebay

Haze Effects

Started by Thomas Nicol in GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS. Last reply by Thomas Nicol 6 hours ago. 17 Replies

Is there a way to give the appearance of volumetric haze in a stopmo scene?  The straightforward way seems doomed to failure in a stopmo environment (unless there's some magical haze product out there that maintains a perfectly consistent density…Continue

Help! How do I get rid of Moire patterns? Capturing with Dragon Frame using a Canon T31

Started by Louplala in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by StopmoNick 15 hours ago. 5 Replies

I'm shooting a 2D animation (frame x frame under camera) using a Canon T31 with the standard kit lens capturing with Dragonframe. I keep on getting moire patterns (pink and green diagonal lines) showing up in my captured images (also visible on the…Continue

Tags: Troubleshooting, T31, Canon, Dragonframe, #Moire

'soft' steel balls... good idea? + silver solder question

Started by Roos Mattaar in ARMATURES. Last reply by trikfx yesterday. 25 Replies

Hello everyone,Just a quick question about ball bearings... I came across these ball bearings which say they are 'machinable' and low carbon... …Continue

Solenoid actuator as a shutter release? Mythbusters style!

Started by Strider in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Strider on Saturday. 19 Replies

I've got a camera that doesn't allow any kind of remote shutter release, mechanical or electronic, and I'd like to rig one up for it. My idea is to use some kind of linear actuator Mythbusters style. I've seen them use these things to push all kinds…Continue

Jim Danforth Vol 2 out now!

Started by StopmoNick in STOP MOTION BOOKS. Last reply by John Downey on Saturday. 3 Replies

Woo Hoo!  I just put in my order for Vol 2 of Jim Danforth's autobiography, published by Archive Editions.  It is published on a CD rather than as a printed book, which I would have preferred, but it does manage to fit a huge amount of material in…Continue

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