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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

How to Build a Dinosaur Armature

This is pretty important..will use traditional clay for a more cartoon look. 

Started by John_TheCollegeGuy

1 Jun 21
Reply by Count Croc

Mass producing heads

I tried making my first 2-part mold for the first time, and made the rookie mistake of not making a key for the mold to pry open on the out…

Started by Count Croc

16 Jun 14
Reply by StopmoNick

Costuming

I'm working a medieval film and will need to build armor and cloaks, and probably some shirts too, as well as pants. I literally have zero…

Started by Count Croc

5 Jun 3
Reply by StopmoNick

colouring silicone

So, brothers and sisters: what exactly IS silicone pigment? Im working with plast gel 10, and i want to colour it (first with a mix in pigm…

Started by tam hinton

13 Jun 2
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

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