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Cheap foam latex?

I’ve been looking into foam latex and MonsterMaker’s is really expensive. Is there a cheaper alternative?

Started by Count Croc

3 on Saturday
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Making robotic characters.

Hey guys. I was wondering how you would go about making robotic legs such as those from The Empire Strikes Back's AT-AT. I would love to ma…

Started by Count Croc

1 Aug 17
Reply by StopmoNick

Lighting stopmotion sets

anyone have any recommendation for lighting stopmotion sets? ive used photography lighting sets in the past but had problems with fluctuati…

Started by KurT

4 Aug 9
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

I use WWE action figures

Hi. I'm new to stop motion animating and I use WWE action figures. I saw wwe stop motions and even though they use fishing line, what could…

Started by John

1 Aug 1
Reply by StopmoNick

How to best order production schedule/process?

Hi everyone, I've recently finished a script for my senior thesis film that I'm happy with (it will likely be between 6-7 minutes long), an…

Started by Aj Shenefelt

5 Jul 7
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Making of my First Film for a Music Video

Good day to you! I've been a stop motion enthusiast since I was a kid. It was kind of my hobby and never had a chance to take a step forwar…

Started by Yasas Perera

0 Jul 5

Making a toy into a puppet

So I’m making a satire film which involves bipedal frogs. I knew I would burn myself out making the puppets so I spent $25 on 12 5 inch rub…

Started by Count Croc

6 Jul 3
Reply by Darius Stuart

Old Samsung SC L901

Hi guys Maybe this is obvious. Got an old camcorder - any use out of it for stop motion work ?

Started by Heather Vasquez

3 Jun 30
Reply by Geoff Clark

Need advice for my first stop motion film

I’m planning on making a short stop motion film for the first time, and I thought I’d ask you guys for some advice! My idea was to build th…

Started by Jack Rack

3 Jun 30
Reply by Ed Riccardi

New Stop-Motion Animation + Practical Effects Studio

My business partner, Brian Haimes and I have opened a new stop-motion animation and practical effects studio. Have a look: https://www.plum

Started by Brendan Burford

1 Jun 24
Reply by Jason Dedrick

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