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Designing a dedicated studio. Any advice greatly appreciated!

Hi guys, I've been given some land to build on, and over the next two years I want to build a dedicated stopmotion animation studio, in Tar…

Started by Hendrikus De Vaan

11 on Wednesday
Reply by StopmoNick

Best Camera under $100?

So I've been animating for a while now. I use DragonFrame 2.0 and my camera that I had used before is broken and my other one is not compat…

Started by flynnstaflynn

2 Nov 19
Reply by Strider

Solenoid actuator as a shutter release? Mythbusters style!

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 id…

Started by Strider

26 Oct 18
Reply by Strider

Canon Rebel T5 Adapter & Lens?

I recently purchased a Canon Rebel T5 (not T5i) and I need to buy a Nikon lens and lens adapter for it. I thought that would be easy but I'…

Started by Ron Cole

46 Oct 6
Reply by Greyguy

How to use a Blackmagic 4K Camera for StopMotion?? PLEASE HELP!!

Hey People im stuck, i have a black magig 4k video camera and i need to use it with Dragon, the dragon page says that it is compatible, but…

Started by Demian

14 Sep 11
Reply by StopmoNick

Lighting for Practical Light Sources - How to stop flicker

Hi there, I've been doing a bit a research and am surprised to have found very little on this so far but I was wondering if anyone had some…

Started by Savannah Winchester

7 Sep 9
Reply by Thomas Nicol

Help! Advice on camera set up for whiteboard animation

Hi everyone, I have just discovered this forum- what a great mine of information it is!! I wonder if any of you would be able to give me so…

Started by Emma Scheltema

9 Aug 21
Reply by Strider

Light flicker in Nikon D5100

Hi all, I'm currently encountering some light flicker issues while using the Nikon D5100 in Dragonframe. Sorry for the poor quality gif, b…

Started by Jacob Crow

4 Aug 5
Reply by Miles and Jules

Anyone else excited about the mirrorless camera support coming to Dragonframe?

So browsing the Dragonframe forums, it looks like the GH4 and A7s are among some of the new cameras that will be supported in Dragonframe 4…

Started by Hendrikus De Vaan

21 Apr 21
Reply by Hendrikus De Vaan

Motion Control for Dragonframe

I'm trying to figure out exactly what I will need to purchase to do 3 axis motion control and focus. I'm finding it rather confusing. Anyon…

Started by Tim Tracey

11 Apr 4
Reply by Hendrikus De Vaan



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What is the best for my application? StopMotionPro7 or Dragonframe?

Started by Darren Nemeth in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Ethan Bartholomae 5 hours ago. 12 Replies

I am going to start an animation project of sorts and am looking for input. I have a hobby collecting old nitrate motion picture film and will start to transfer them digitally early next year. Most will be heading to YouTube for free viewing before…Continue

Vacant Planet - Picture Book made with Stop Mo puppets

Started by Chris Neuhahn in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Hendrikus De Vaan 19 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hey everybody,I've been working a Stop Motion project called Vacant Planet. Its the story of robots left on earth after humans fled. Unfortunately I don't have the time to animate the…Continue

Mild steel vs tool steel vs brass (with stainless balls)

Started by Hendrikus De Vaan in ARMATURES. Last reply by Hendrikus De Vaan 21 hours ago. 5 Replies

Hi guys, I was just wondering if you had any thoughts about making sandwich plates out of brass, instead of mild steel? I understand that whatever material you use for the plates should be softer than the ball itself.I imagine tool steel is used in…Continue

Software for making a workshop

Started by Marcs in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Evan DeRushie yesterday. 11 Replies

Hallo friends,i will make a stopmotion-workshop at my University. I usually work with dragon frame and ask them if there are temporary licenses for the students. But there is just the option to buy licenses a litte cheaper. The students have to do a…Continue

Hello All Must Read

Started by Bryan Allgood in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Bryan Allgood yesterday. 9 Replies

Hi All.I am new here and new to stop motion animation.I have just bought my first basic armature kit.My hope is to learn as much as possible.Mainly:How does one add clay and sculpt?It comes with eyes,how do you add them?bRYAZZ. Continue

Live Chat On Reminder

Started by Ron Cole in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Ron Cole on Thursday. 270 Replies

Don't forget, on WEDNESDAYS (Thursdays on the first week of each month)  there's a…Continue



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