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), and I'm in the process of figuring out how I want to move…Continue
"I find that there is another process that takes more time than I expect it to, which is the actual planning of the shot. Some of mine are simple enough to dive straight in, but often K need to spend at least a day getting everything ready - pop…"
"Thank you, Evan! Those are great tips. I have done majority of my projects in the past with untimed storyboards and acting out scenes before animating, but not with actual animatics (something I've only done twice as per course requirement, but…"
"Thank you so much for the info, StopmoNick! I'm in a situation where I'm not guaranteed a longterm usage of space in a shared stop-motion lab, but can request certain areas for a particular amount of time, so your method of building a…"
"Not sure if you mean "animatic" when you say "Storyboards", but an Animatic is the best possible way to plan out your film. It's a timed edit of your boards, so you'll know exactly how long each shot is, to the…"
"That sounds like the best way to go when you have limited time to access the studio space, so you want it to go in with everything ready, and shoot it as quickly as possible. So if that is the case, stick to that plan.
I have my own space to both…"
I'm Aj, and I'm an animation student in Los Angeles who is mostly focusing on stop-motion animation, set design, and prop-making. I've been in love with stop-motion ever since I was a kid, but didn't really get into it as…"
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), and I'm in the process of figuring out how I want to move forward with the production over the course of the next two semesters. I'll be working on this project almost entirely by myself (minus some extra help with things like music and carpentry), and with the other short projects I've done since I started school I have always gone in the order of:writing…See More