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Lookinbg for some stop motion dinosaurs

I am a filmmaking veteran of 43 years. I began in 8MM and moved on with the times, now shooting in digital. I am not a professional. My ver…

Started by John Martin

4 yesterday
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Canon 5d m3 or 6d

Hi Guys, I'm a total noob, having done only 2 animation using psd for class. Any comment which way to go for sma - 5dm3 or 6d? There's no…

Started by Abi

2 Jul 12
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Camera Shake Problem

Hello, everyone! My name is Haruko Napochka, and I am totally newbie here. Mostly, I've been making/learning cut-out, but thanks to your we…

Started by Haruko Napochka

13 Jul 7
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New on this site

Hi guys. I am new on this website, and would really appreciate some feedback on the video I posted yesterday. I don't have very good equipm…

Started by Louis Tonkovich

0 Jul 7

Armature components

Hey guys, I'm on the hunt for some armature joints and useful pieces. All I can find online are quite expensive so I was wondering if anyon…

Started by Spencer McCarlie

6 Jun 30
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2nd Episode of Stop Motion Animation Web Series

Hi All, Im still learning Stop Motion Animation and have just finished my 2nd Episode of my Alan Rench Web Series.  It's for mature audien…

Started by JoJo P

0 Jun 17

mounting camera over scene

Hello! I'm new to stop motion and will be embarking on my first stop motion short. I'm currently deciding on how to arrange my camera so it…

Started by ray zim

4 Jun 16
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Daisy Jacobs 'The Bigger Picture'

Any of you guys seen/ heard of Daisy Jacobs work? It looks totally awesome! Love the combination of th…

Started by Ruth Barrett

0 Jun 16


Hi guys, As I said in the introduction post I'm a newbie animator, but right now I'm doing a to minutes video with puppets made by me, and…

Started by Carolina Veirano

10 Jun 10
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Hi all i'm looking for a good book about sculpting and casting any quick suggestion?

Started by Alex Sdraub

9 Jun 10
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Steel Cut Oats

Started by Harry Chaskin in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Harry Chaskin 8 hours ago. 10 Replies

Hello All! Wanted to let you know about a new short film I am making entitled Steel Cut Oats. I don't usually ask for help when it comes to my personal projects, but I finally bit the bullet and I'm launching a Kickstarter campaign in order to raise…Continue

Monster Makers Foam -- New Mix Ratios

Started by Santino Vitale in CASTING. Last reply by Santino Vitale 23 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hello all,I'm not sure how many of you out there use Monster Makers foam latex -- for me, it's the ONLY foam I ever use and have recommended it highly over the years.... till recently.This past week, I bought a new quart kit for a project, and…Continue

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Lookinbg for some stop motion dinosaurs

Started by John Martin in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by John Martin yesterday. 4 Replies

I am a filmmaking veteran of 43 years. I began in 8MM and moved on with the times, now shooting in digital. I am not a professional. My very first film was a stop motion project called MONSTER ISLAND. To make a long story short, after 43 years, I am…Continue

Has anyone cast from polyamide 3d prints?

Started by Joshua Liebling in CASTING. Last reply by Joshua Liebling on Thursday. 2 Replies

Polyamide plastic will apparently break down with water exposure, so this rules out gypsum molds. I'm curious if anyone here knows whether two-part silicone putty or other material would work with polyamide? I know this can be done with PLA. My end…Continue

Tags: mold, making, polyamide, casting, printing

Lighting Equipment

Started by Krista W in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by StopmoNick on Thursday. 1 Reply

Hello, I recently received funding for my stop motion project.  I would like to purchase lighting equipment that I can use for this and future projects.  Any suggestions? Lighting is the one area that I don't know much about. Thoughts on dimmer? Any…Continue

Please Introduce Yourself

Started by Anthony Scott in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Chris Neuhahn on Wednesday. 459 Replies

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


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