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Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests

Started this discussion. Last reply by Angus Lamont May 19. 16 Replies

I have been interested in stop motion since a very young age and have been experimenting at home with Dragonframe. I am now 21 and after studying model making for 3 years at college, I want to follow…Continue

Tags: application, showreel, job, work, out

Possible idea for a short film - "The Night Watch"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Angus Lamont Sep 1, 2016. 9 Replies

For the past hour and a half, I have been sitting typing up a screenplay for a short film under the working title of "The Night Watch". Last week I designed a character based on a British soldier…Continue

Building a stop motion portfolio/showreel for University

Started Feb 1, 2016 0 Replies

I was just wondering what a typical animation course would require portfolio wise when applying. I am currently doing a model-making course at college, of which I could show off my puppet fabrication…Continue

FOAM FLEX-IT V - anyone tried it out?

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Krysa Dec 11, 2015. 10 Replies

Been looking at options of what material to cast my Cyclops stop motion puppet in. My initial idea was to go with silicone, but I have just recently found this on 4D Model Shops website. Has anyone…Continue

 

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Ian Harding commented on Angus Lamont's video
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"Great work Angus, i remembered the cyclops character from before! nice expressions and i loved the bird and armature guy! :)"
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"I like it!"
May 19
Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"Thanks Daniel. I think I'll take that advice and stick to a particular scene -  now to think of something interesting!"
May 19
Daniel Wernëck replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"If you want to find a job as a writer or storyboard artist, finished films would make more sense, but if your focus is animation and puppets, definitely go for them. Most of the scenes in my demo reel are from unfinished projects and weekend tests.…"
Apr 27
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"Brilliant! Very funny!"
Apr 27
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"What?!! Wasted good years, and you are only 21!? If you are serious, then play the long game, take a look at what you intend to be doing in 5 or 10 years from now and work towards it. Improve the things you are poor at, hone the stuff you do…"
Apr 25
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"Ah, you ain't seen nothing yet with that moco rig. Now fully functional v3 with a mini rig on its way too!"
Apr 25
Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"Thanks Dennis. Thats the worry, even now I feel like I have wasted some good years when I could have been actually making something instead of thinking about it and worrying if I'll be able to do it."
Apr 24
Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"Thanks for the kind words, Cadmus! I'll accept an job, just need to get my foot in the door."
Apr 24
Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"That's a really good idea! I could come up with something, maybe a suspenseful, dark scene. Cheers Nick!"
Apr 24
Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"Hi Jasper. That's some great advice, much appreciated. I feel I have more experience in building models/props than actually animating them which is what I would like to be better at. I do enjoy making the puppets and sets, and would certainly…"
Apr 24
Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"Wow didn't expect this much feedback. Thanks guys! As to the projects, James and Simon that is something I might be interested in and I'll get back to you on that asap. "
Apr 24
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"Just thinking about what James said above.... You are keen to build up a showreel, I would like to have someone help on my project. Is there anything we might be able to do that would help both of us? Message me if you want to discuss it. I am based…"
Apr 24
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"Here's a suggestion: 'Ideas for the Animated Short' is a great book, which has lots of stimulating stuff on getting a concept realised."
Apr 23
James Krysa replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"Hey Angus, I often feel overwhelmed with the process of learning animation but I always come back to it... just a suggestion...perhaps you could consider working with someone though... I think some of us need the company...and it would help to share…"
Apr 22

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At 7:14am on August 16, 2012, Production of the Mind said…
Ape films!!!
At 12:57pm on September 21, 2012, Production of the Mind said…

Thanks dude.

At 3:20pm on September 27, 2012, Roger Beck said…

Hey Angus, I love the new profile photo. What is that from?

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