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Boxtrolls - its not all stopmotion!

So it turns out some of the crowd scenes in Boxtrolls are filled with CG characters, you can read more about it here - http://cinefex.com/b

Started by Steve Boot

10 on Friday
Reply by grecodan

The BoxTrolls

Today, Laika have released the first trailer for their next stop-motion film The BoxTrolls.

Started by Dean B

34 Oct 9
Reply by Roger Beck

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

8 Oct 2
Reply by Wilker

Archangel Thunderbird

For all Stop-Moes, this is a must see. Tony Luke(of later Dominator fame) made this 20 minute short to help promote the Sci-Fi channel in E…

Started by David Tomasiewicz

0 Sep 3

My Favorite Stop-Motion Clips on Youtube

Here are some of my favorite stop-motion videos on YouTube. I'll probably post more when I get a chance. I thought others…

Started by Roger Beck

27 Jul 31
Reply by Tim Smyth

24 frame

I'm a rookie any more in stop motion. I'm 24 so slow my frames? to copy attraction solves the problem? Shoot 24 frames a challenging job  t…

Started by fatih

2 Apr 19
Reply by fatih

stop motion commercials and advertisements

Hi! I'm doing some paperwork about stop motion commercials and ads, and I have to put some examples. I already found some, but I decide to…

Started by Jelly Fish

9 Mar 13
Reply by Jelly Fish

LONG LIVE THE KING - The Legacy of King Kong

I found this. [url]http://www.kapipal.com/f0df0788adde49cf93a01141d138776d[/url] It is worth the watch when it is funded.

Started by mattosaurus

0 Mar 5

The Lego Movie

On the plus side, it is not CGI. [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPnY2NjSjrg[/url] It is hilarious. Or humorous. Is it worth the watch…

Started by mattosaurus

18 Feb 16
Reply by Dieter Wagner

Veteran British animator Bob Godfrey (1921-2013) answers the question "What Is Animation?

Quote"" Veteran British animator Bob Godfrey (1921-2013) answers the question "What Is Animation?" His answer is by turns witty, iconocla…

Started by DoubleG

0 Feb 12

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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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I want to pour polyurethane foam inside a latex rubber skin puppet to fill the negative space

Started by Eric Halloy in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

I want to pour polyurethane foam inside my latex rubber skin puppet to fill the negative space between the skin and the armature. The brand is FlexFoam-it III (the three pound density). I am at the stage in the construction of my puppet where I can…Continue

The Woods Where We Played

Started by Christopher Olsen in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Zaid 3 hours ago. 8 Replies

Hey guys, I've been a REALLY long time lurker, since the old boards, but I rarely made the time to really dig in and post a lot. Instead I would just find the info I needed, use it shamelessly and rarely even take the time to say "Hey thanks, that…Continue

Shanks FX Practical/Stop-Motion Effects

Started by Roger Beck in GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS. Last reply by Zaid 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

I thought that some folks here might be interested in this…http://www.moviemagicnow.com/There are some really cool practical effects that are covered.Here is an example video…Here is his…Continue

Tags: Shanks FX, Stop-Motion, Practical Effects

Rig removal with a camera move

Started by Christopher Olsen in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Christopher Olsen 9 hours ago. 10 Replies

Hey guys, what are everyone's thoughts/tips on rig removal in a moving camera shot? Example would be a pan or a tilt shot where the camera is continuously moving at the same time as the character is moving.Obviously the normal "take a static master…Continue

Tags: move, camera, removal, rig

Stop Motion Camera Slider Rig

Started by Christopher Olsen in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Christopher Olsen 9 hours ago. 8 Replies

Hey guys, thought I would share the stop motion camera rig I built for a film I'm working on right now.The rig is fairly simple in design, it's just two aluminum rails from IKEA that I bolted to two pieces of masonite laminated together for…Continue

Camera Count

Started by Michael in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by StopmoNick 12 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hi to everybody, this is my first post here.I am looking to purchase a used Canon 40D to be used with Dragonframe.  I keep seeing people on ebay asking what is the camera count.  Since I would be using a frame grabber, is the count something I…Continue

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