STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION (128)

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Want to know why Stop Motion Animator Kevin Parry is so famous on social media? I did a podcast where he reveals how he grew his following using stop motion, and also what it was like animating Boxtro

He also shares how to get a job at Laika if you're interested. Here's the full chat:  https://soundcloud.com/animation-podcast/episode-37-s

Started by Mozen

0 Oct 8, 2019

Anyone here follow Frantic Frames on Instagram? I did a podcast with him on how he gets lots of brands asking him to do stop mo posts on Instagram

If you're following my podcast, I just posted the latest episode with Instagram-famous Ben Treat, otherwise known as Frantic Frames, who's…

Started by Mozen

0 Sep 12, 2019

Podcast with Animator of the first claymation feature film: I Pogo Go

He also animated on Vincent, the stop motion sequence for Elf, the Simpsons stop motion couch gag, and a ton of other stuff!   His story…

Started by Mozen

2 Sep 6, 2019
Reply by Duane Petrie

I just published a podcast with Dale Hayword (See Creature) who directed Bone Mother for the National Film Board of Canada

Some highlights include how he developed a 3D printing process for the replacement faces, the complete process of what it took to film the…

Started by Mozen

5 Sep 4, 2019
Reply by Geoff Clark

We Know Jack Show Podcast!

New Podcast all about the making of The Nightmare Before Christmas. First episode available now on iTunes or at https://www.weknowjackshow

Started by Anthony Scott

1 Aug 29, 2019
Reply by Adam Taylor

Conducting a survey for university - studying animation

Hi there everyone! This is the first time I've posted anything to the forum so I hope this is allowed. I'm studying Animation at university…

Started by L'Rae Rose

3 Jun 24, 2019
Reply by StopmoNick

If you want to get paid to do stop motion work, I just did a podcast with Max Lopez who recently started his own stop motion studio and has gotten full-time client work for the past year.

Here's the episode, I hope you enjoy :) https://soundcloud.com/animation-podcast/episode-21-maximilian-lopez-founder-of-apartment-d-on-how

Started by Mozen

0 Jun 18, 2019

Some cool animated spots for Little Bits

I had nothing to do with these ads, just thought I'd share. https://lbbonline.com/news/team-one-and-shadowmachine-partner-for-littlebits-n

Started by maddogmovies

0 May 23, 2019

Just had a lovely chat with Sarah de Gaudemar (Coraline, Robot Chicken, Davey & Goliath, etc.) on how to make stop mo into a career. Here's the podcast :)

For anyone interested, I run a podcast where I interview animators/story artists/etc.  I had the opportunity to chat with veteran animator…

Started by Mozen

4 May 13, 2019
Reply by Mozen

Stop Motion or Stop Action or Trick Film or...

Something has been bugging me for a quite a long time, and I'm very interested to learn some other opinions and views on this.  it has to d…

Started by Mike

11 Apr 28, 2019
Reply by Ed Riccardi

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