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Use this space to tell everyone about yourself and your interest in stop motion animation.

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pooch proposal on kickstarter

Wes Wood of "Animation toolkit" has a kickstarter well under way for his film "Pooch proposal", I haven't seen him post anything on here (I…

Started by Steve Boot

0 Oct 11

The Optical Podcast (A journey through the annals of Cinefex Magazine)

I recently discovered The Optical Podcast. It discusses the early issues of Cinefex magazine. The effects in the movies featured are covere…

Started by Roger Beck

0 Oct 10

Please Introduce Yourself

Use this space to tell everyone about yourself and your interest in stop motion animation.

Started by Anthony Scott

418 Sep 14
Reply by Chris Diaz

Any studios or animators in or around Baltimore?

Hi, Does anyone know of any stop motion studios or people in or near to Baltimore, USA? There is a possibility I may be going over there fo…

Started by Suraya

0 Jun 14

Disney shuts down Henry Selick's latest feature project

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it happened and sadly, it affects many good friends of mine who have been working on the project.…

Started by Anthony Scott

29 Jun 11
Reply by Joe (Dinoman217)

Where the Animators Roam... A Sort of Survey.

Hi there, everyone.I'm curious to get an idea of where in the world the highest concentration of stop-motion animators might be. I'm curiou…

Started by Mike

9 Apr 1
Reply by John Horabin

Who is based in Europe? I'm moving there in a month..

Hi guys, As a lot of you know, I've recently finished up on "Disappear". (for those who don't, head over to: http://disappearmovie.com/). I…

Started by Hendrikus De Vaan

3 Jan 7
Reply by Adolfo Barbatelli

Happy new Year!

Happy New Year all! It's the only time of year I can post this link - so here ya go! Happy New year - (A young boy sleds down a hill to sla…

Started by Randy Boyum

0 Dec 31

Sick again

Fell ill the last couple of weeks with stomach pain, bleeding, and other unpleasantries common with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Going in fo…

Started by Don Carlson

27 Dec 13, 2013
Reply by Don Carlson

Thanks

I was reading a recent thread where someone got snapped at for appearing to be ungrateful for the advice he was given, and so I thought I m…

Started by Simon Tytherleigh

6 Oct 31, 2013
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Puppet Putty

Puppet Putty is formulated by clay animator Don Carlson. Properties include colors that do not bleed on your hands, a matte finish, cleans up with water, is very light weight, firm, non-greasy and has a silky texture.

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Shanks FX Practical/Stop-Motion Effects

Started by Roger Beck in GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS 2 hours ago. 0 Replies

I thought that some folks here might be interested in this…http://www.moviemagicnow.com/There are some really cool practical effects that are covered.Here is an example video…Here is his…Continue

Tags: Shanks FX, Stop-Motion, Practical Effects

Rig removal with a camera move

Started by Christopher Olsen in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Christopher Olsen 3 hours ago. 10 Replies

Hey guys, what are everyone's thoughts/tips on rig removal in a moving camera shot? Example would be a pan or a tilt shot where the camera is continuously moving at the same time as the character is moving.Obviously the normal "take a static master…Continue

Tags: move, camera, removal, rig

Stop Motion Camera Slider Rig

Started by Christopher Olsen in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Christopher Olsen 3 hours ago. 8 Replies

Hey guys, thought I would share the stop motion camera rig I built for a film I'm working on right now.The rig is fairly simple in design, it's just two aluminum rails from IKEA that I bolted to two pieces of masonite laminated together for…Continue

The Woods Where We Played

Started by Christopher Olsen in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Christopher Olsen 3 hours ago. 7 Replies

Hey guys, I've been a REALLY long time lurker, since the old boards, but I rarely made the time to really dig in and post a lot. Instead I would just find the info I needed, use it shamelessly and rarely even take the time to say "Hey thanks, that…Continue

Camera Count

Started by Michael in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by StopmoNick 6 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hi to everybody, this is my first post here.I am looking to purchase a used Canon 40D to be used with Dragonframe.  I keep seeing people on ebay asking what is the camera count.  Since I would be using a frame grabber, is the count something I…Continue

Copy stand lights

Started by Jane Shadbolt in CAMERA & STAGE yesterday. 0 Replies

Hi All I'm setting up a small lab for an animation elective at the University of Newcastle with some copy stands for cut-out and drawn animation and I'm trying to get the lighting right.  I'd really like to go LED or fluorescent (because they last…Continue

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