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

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The legalities of an animated series

Hi All, This may not be the right forum to ask this question, but here we go. I am currently working on a stop motion animation web series.…

Started by Colleen McWatters

6 on Friday
Reply by jowanneke

Any New News About the Old Message Board?

Haven't seen any updates recently about getting access going for the old SMA Message Board archive.  I really miss it, and need some of the…

Started by MartindeMadrid

29 on Tuesday
Reply by Don Carlson

Please Introduce Yourself

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

Started by Anthony Scott

429 Jan 13
Reply by Hendrikus De Vaan

another name for stop motion animation?

Hi. I'm writing a paperwork about stop motion animation and my professor doesn't allow me to put word 'stop motion' in the title since it i…

Started by Jelly Fish

7 Dec 4, 2014
Reply by Jelly Fish

Haruo Nakajima with King Kong (armature)

Haruo Nakajima, best known for his portrayal of Godzilla for many years beginning with the first film, was in a 2011 issue of "Famous Monst…

Started by David Tomasiewicz

0 Nov 5, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014
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, 2014
Reply by John Horabin

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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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Just made a Jack Skellington Puppet Replica!

Started by Jason Matthews in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi fellow animation enthusiasts!It's been a long time since I've posted on here. I'd like to share my latest creation. It's a puppet replica of Jack, which I'm extremely proud of. Sadly, I have to sell it as I need funds for my other animation…Continue

Tags: puppet, christmas, nightmare, skellington, jack

Wire removal in Photoshop CS6

Started by Annie Wong in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Annie Wong 19 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hi! Sorry if this has been covered already, but I was wondering what the fastest workflow for wire removal in photoshop would be? What I've done so far is imported all of my 80 frames (including the clean plate background) as a psd file, each frame…Continue

Tags: removal, wire

Needing lights for stop motion

Started by StampMotionStudio in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by StampMotionStudio yesterday. 9 Replies

Hey everyone, I'm looking for some lights I can use for stop motion..Any ideas of what would work good? I'm hoping to get some lights that are cold and don't heat up really hot. Also all I would need is 2 or maybe 3.Even 1 would do for now, using a…Continue

Tags: equipment, animation, studio, lights

The Ukulele Man - George Formby Tribute Project

Started by Angus Lamont in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Angus Lamont yesterday. 13 Replies

Hi I am planning a short film tribute to the famous British Comedian/Ukulele Player, George Formby. Some of you may have heard me talking of this. The thing is I have a Canon DSLR but no software. The reason why is that I have virtually no money so…Continue

The legalities of an animated series

Started by Colleen McWatters in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by jowanneke on Friday. 6 Replies

Hi All, This may not be the right forum to ask this question, but here we go. I am currently working on a stop motion animation web series. After 5 years of hard work, we are finally in production of season 1 which consists of 8 episodes that are 20…Continue

Choosing a New Laptop For Animation

Started by Yorwick in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh on Wednesday. 2 Replies

I am considering a new laptop, but I want to make sure I make the right choice before investing. It is very important to me that it is still compatible with the animation and editing software that I am used to.My current computer is a MacBook Pro…Continue

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