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2015 Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival - Call for Entries Now Open!

PROUD TO BE BACK FOR OUR 7th EDITION!Celebrating stop motion is the name of the game, and we're back to do it again! For our 7th edition, T…

Started by Chris Diaz

11 Sep 30
Reply by Greyguy

The Animation Show of Shows Theatrical Release!

Hi All, Our film The Story of Percival Pilts (discussed here), will be the opening film for this years The Animation Show of Shows.  And fo…

Started by John Lewis

0 Sep 10

GUMBY FEST 2015 NEWS RELEASE – For Immediate Publication/Broadcast: Complete Lists of Events and Presenters

Maleficent Director Robert Stromberg Among Film, Animation Industry Leaders Presenters at Gumby Fest 2015 Sept. 19-20 Glendora, CA – What d…

Started by Anthony Scott

0 Sep 4

NW Animation Fest: Entries before Sept 1 are FREE

The Northwest Animation Festival is now accepting submissions for 2016. Entry is FREE if you get your film in by Sept 1. Complete the onlin…

Started by Sven Bonnichsen

0 Aug 8

Animation Festival Looking for Stop-Motion Shorts

Hi everyone, I started an animation festival in my hometown of Chico, CA and we are looking for stop-motion films. There is a category just…

Started by Josh Funk

0 Aug 8


Hi every one... I feel a little silly asking this, but I'm such a newbie in all those festival things so... Any one knows if this Cinéwom…

Started by Carolina Veirano

4 Jul 9
Reply by Dawn Brown

Anima Mundi Festival

Hi everyone, You may already know this, but submissions for Anima Mundi - International Animation Festival of Brazil 2015 are open! Not on…

Started by Carolina Veirano

0 Feb 5

Boise Student Int'l Video Festival 2015

Hey there my fellow animation students, I just wanted to put the word out there for a free film festival that's happening in Boise, Idaho.…

Started by Will Tebo

0 Jan 10

Small Rankin/Bass Screening

Hello all! Our first animation screening at BV Cinemas sold out the house! We featured many local LA animators and got a great response for…

Started by Kevin Harman

0 Dec 2, 2014

'Faceless Neil: Out of the Darkness' (2014) animated short

Directed & animated by Noella Boire. Currently at the Online Viewster Film Festival 3. You can watch for free and at your option vote…

Started by LIOs Nephew

1 Sep 13, 2014
Reply by Don Carlson



Message Board

Haze Effects

Started by Thomas Nicol in GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS. Last reply by StopmoNick 11 hours ago. 7 Replies

Is there a way to give the appearance of volumetric haze in a stopmo scene?  The straightforward way seems doomed to failure in a stopmo environment (unless there's some magical haze product out there that maintains a perfectly consistent density…Continue

Live Chat On Reminder

Started by Ron Cole in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Ron Cole yesterday. 261 Replies

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

Jim Danforth Vol 2 out now!

Started by StopmoNick in STOP MOTION BOOKS. Last reply by John Downey on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Woo Hoo!  I just put in my order for Vol 2 of Jim Danforth's autobiography, published by Archive Editions.  It is published on a CD rather than as a printed book, which I would have preferred, but it does manage to fit a huge amount of material in…Continue

Tags: Timegate, Caveman, trickfilm, motion, Stop

Solenoid actuator as a shutter release? Mythbusters style!

Started by Strider in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Thomas Nicol on Tuesday. 18 Replies

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 idea is to use some kind of linear actuator Mythbusters style. I've seen them use these things to push all kinds…Continue

Canon Rebel T5 Adapter & Lens?

Started by Ron Cole in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Greyguy on Tuesday. 46 Replies

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've been frustrated for days trying to figure out what to buy. All I want is a basic standard lens. (I was…Continue

Tags: Nikon, lens, adapter, T5, Rebel

DSLR Flickering issues?

Started by Raven Ocara in STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION. Last reply by Santino Vitale on Tuesday. 11 Replies

So I have Dragonframe 3.6 and am using a Canon T5 camera with the standard lens that it came with. I am using desk lamps for my lighting and black poster boards for my floor and wall. I have two Lego Bionicle characters trying to talk to each other-…Continue



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