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Drilling Technique

Hello everyone, I am working on a stop motion project and I will be making an old village set with a flooring made out of a layer of plaste…

Started by Ibrahim Ali Albuainain

4 1 hour ago
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

What's your camera?

The title says it all really, post you make/ model of camera you use below. Thank you 

Started by Bethany Williams

15 Jul 17
Reply by Susannah Shaw

Advice on lighting etc when mixing puppet animation and larger scale pixillation

I was wondering if anyone could give me any advice. I am going to shoot some puppet animation on a set. This will be edited along with shot…

Started by Suraya

4 Jul 3
Reply by Suraya

mitchell gc movie 35mm?

Hi Guys  Just wondering if the mitchell gc is still a good choice for a 35mm stop-motion camera?….as far as i can tell because its rack ove…

Started by Miles and Jules

19 Jul 2
Reply by StopmoNick

Good Camera for Dragonframe

For years I've been using webcams for animations but I'd really like to start getting more advanced. I'm planning on getting Dragonframe an…

Started by Jacob Marks

14 Jun 23
Reply by Don Carlson

Stop Motion- Affecting my shutter actuation/life?

Hi! I just started using my 1100d the past weeks.  I haven't actually shot a short/animation etc.  I have read about shutter actuations, an…

Started by Mastermind Films

2 Jun 17
Reply by Mastermind Films

Blocking windows

I'm pretty sure we have talked about this before, but I can't find the thread about preventing sunlight through a window from causing light…

Started by Don Carlson

14 May 18
Reply by Don Carlson

Need help with Camera Set-up- wavey things while playing

Hi! I am new to working with a Dslr. I've already tried dragonframe with my hd webcam last year, but working with a DSLR on Dragonframe  is…

Started by Mastermind Films

11 May 17
Reply by Mastermind Films

Controlling focus and other camera gear

I am trying to work out what additional camera related gear I might want to get. I currently use a reasonably basic setup, which I have upl…

Started by Cellarmation

10 May 10
Reply by Marcello Fabrizi

Need help with Macro and Wide Angle Lens

I made a discussion about camera equipment previously, and I still remember all the lessons I learned about cameras, lenses etc. I am just…

Started by Mastermind Films

13 Apr 22
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Drilling Technique

Started by Ibrahim Ali Albuainain in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh 1 hour ago. 4 Replies

Hello everyone,I am working on a stop motion project and I will be making an old village set with a flooring made out of a layer of plaster. I am afraid when we drill some holes during filming the plaster cracks and comes off the wooden base. Is…Continue

Live Chat On Reminder

Started by Ron Cole in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Ron Cole 8 hours ago. 228 Replies

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

Glass cups, bottles, etc.

Started by Savannah Winchester in MODEL DEPARTMENT. Last reply by Savannah Winchester 18 hours ago. 5 Replies

Hey All,I've been working on a set for a kitchen and would like to include some glass and/or plastic items - glasses, soap bottles, etc.I've been working with sculpey, epoxy, and wood for most of the other appliances and dish wear but haven't…Continue

Tags: props, kitchen, cups, plastic, glass

Best Setting For Video Rendering ?

Started by Jay Lemuel in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Jay Lemuel yesterday. 2 Replies

So I am currently working on my first stop motion project. I did a test shoot .I only shot about 12-18 frames per second.All went well. But I'm having trouble in video rendering.I'm using Sony Vegas Pro 12.0 and currently can't tether my camera for…Continue

Tags: Video, Rendering, ?, For, Setting

Maintaining Quality - Dragonframe / Premiere / After Effects

Started by Suraya in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by stephen dirkes yesterday. 18 Replies

Hi,I have been shooting some stop-motion in Dragonframe. I wanted to work with the RAW files to keep it as high quality as possible. I will need to do some rig removal in After Effects CS5, and I was planning to edit in premiere pro CS5.I have been…Continue

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Started by Anthony Scott in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Owen Flanigan on Monday. 411 Replies

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