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THE SECRET - Using "Step To Live" for smooth stopmotion (this is how the pros do it)

This is a rough demo - can't call it a tutorial really, it's just the raw footage of me animating, and I'll write in the important detail…

Started by Strider

62 Jan 26, 2013
Reply by Chris Diaz

Bafta Animation Event at CCA Glasgow

Just been to this. One of my relatives was interviewing three animators - all doing stop motion animation. From this I learned of getting i…

Started by Angus Lamont

4 Jan 25, 2013
Reply by Angus Lamont

Justin and Shel Rasch Interview

Not only is stopmo animator Justin Rasch worked on oscar nom film ParaNorman and the hilarious tv show Robot Chicken! Justin and Shel Wagne…

Started by Rich Johnson

1 Jan 23, 2013
Reply by Anthony Scott

Becoming a stop motion animator

I am currently looking for a course in stop motion animation for college as I am close to leaving high school. What are the main steps into…

Started by Angus Lamont

14 Jan 16, 2013
Reply by Roos Mattaar

Gerry Anderson died on Christmas Day

I suspect that many of the fans of this site also grew up with Gerry's marionettes in shows like Thunderbirds. Other shows filmed in "Super…

Started by John Downey

2 Dec 28, 2012
Reply by John Downey

New Barry Purves Article

Interesting article on Barry at http://www.animationmagazine.net/people/barry-purves-ascends-with-plume/ In the article he talks about his…

Started by John Downey

2 Dec 22, 2012
Reply by Wiz

Compositing

Hi all, I'm not sure if this is the correct place to put this, but I just wanted to share something that may or may not be well known. When…

Started by David Tomasiewicz

2 Dec 7, 2012
Reply by David Tomasiewicz

Different ways of animating lip sync

This has no doubt been brought up before, but not in the forum as far as I can see. So, I think it was Nick Park who said that mouth moveme…

Started by Joakim Andrén

1 Dec 7, 2012
Reply by The Great Pumpkin

Looking for Animators/Lighters/Model Makers in Portland, OR!

Howdy! My name's Kyle Stephens and I'm an animator and musician who just moved to the Portland area. I'm slowly getting to know as many ind…

Started by Kyle Stephens

2 Dec 2, 2012
Reply by grecodan

Reference movements

Not sure if people are aware of this brilliant you tube site, loads of films giving reference material for all types of movement. Hope this…

Started by Keith Adams

1 Nov 16, 2012
Reply by Shakycow

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