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Hi guys Was looking for feedback on my new video (the book is the main part of the stop start) and some other parts but what I was really l…

Started by Hairyhands

4 yesterday
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Puppet Clothing Continuity - How can I keep clothes from moving?

Good Morning all - thanks for taking the time to read my post. I'm working on my first real stop motion. Everything is going pretty well bu…

Started by Savannah Winchester

3 Jan 21
Reply by Annie Wong


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

9 Jan 16
Reply by Carolina Veirano

Render Quality AE/YouTube

HI guys. Not sure if anyone can answer it here but iv Goggled and haven't had much luck and this place seems to have the answer to everythi…

Started by Hairyhands

2 Jan 8
Reply by Hairyhands


Started by Steve

0 Dec 26, 2014


Hello fellow stop motion-ers! I have managed to teach myself enough to make a few stop motions, but I still don't quite understand what typ…

Started by Becky Weston

18 Nov 26, 2014
Reply by StopmoNick

Puppet casting in flexible polyurethane

Hey guys,  Im new here and this is my first post so be gentle =3. Im looking to do a simple, 1-3 min (roughly) stop motion "exercise" just…

Started by Jack Spiggle

3 Nov 25, 2014
Reply by StopmoNick

14 year old wants a stop motion camera

My son is almost 14 years old.  He has done some stop motion on his 3Ds with his lego figures, although there is no sound.  He is asking fo…

Started by Amanda

14 Nov 17, 2014
Reply by gustavo arteaga

Dyslexic Christmas update

Hi all, The set is ready (see pic), just got a few test to do as i was going to do the mouth with paper but as it my first stop motion film…

Started by Lewis Crabtree

6 Nov 15, 2014
Reply by Lewis Crabtree

O Apostolo online

O Apostolo has been released online as a pay for view.  I haven't had chance to watch it myself yet, but what I have seen looked pretty goo…

Started by Steve Boot

7 Nov 10, 2014
Reply by StopmoNick


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.


Message Board

The legalities of an animated series

Started by Colleen McWatters in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by jowanneke 4 hours ago. 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

The Ukulele Man - George Formby Tribute Project

Started by Angus Lamont in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by StopmoNick 20 hours ago. 12 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

Choosing a New Laptop For Animation

Started by Yorwick in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh yesterday. 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


Started by Hairyhands in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh yesterday. 4 Replies

Hi guysWas looking for feedback on my new video (the book is the main part of the stop start) and some other parts but what I was really looking for was feedback with the story telling. Iv been doing it for so long now that it makes sense to me but…Continue

Storyboarding for first stop motion short

Started by Angus Lamont in STORY. Last reply by Angus Lamont on Tuesday. 7 Replies

What is the best way of storyboarding for a stop motion short? What do I need to include? Does anyone have any example storyboards they are willing to upload?Continue

Any New News About the Old Message Board?

Started by MartindeMadrid in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Don Carlson on Tuesday. 29 Replies

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 information in it.  Just sayin'.Continue





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