Evan DeRushie
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  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Canada

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Evan DeRushie's Discussions

"The Fox and the Chickadee" available to buy online.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul O'Brien Mar 10. 3 Replies

After bringing my stop-motion fable to festivals for the past year and a half, it's finally available to watch online- for a fee ($4 SD/ $6 HD). More on that below.WATCH THE ENTIRE (7 min) SHORT FILM…Continue

Tags: fox, fur, paper, toronto, fable

Office-equipment Parodies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Silver Sep 9, 2012. 4 Replies

Here's a series of 3 stop-motion spots I made recently for a law firm. Movie parodies done with office equipment.It was a quick job- simple setup and execution. I only wish they went for the Tron…Continue


Evan DeRushie's Page

I'm a stop-motion animator and director from Toronto. I've worked on a few TV shows at Cuppa Coffee Studios, as well as music videos and independent short films. You can see some of my work here: evanderushie.com

My first short film as a director is an original fable called 'The Fox & the Chickadee.' Until it's released, here's the trailer:

Latest Activity

Evan DeRushie replied to shmiminashie's discussion Perplexing problem...
"Which version of Dragonframe are you using? If it's older than 3.5, the 700d won't work according to the Dragonframe site: http://www.dragonframe.com/cameras/canon_eos_700d.html There's more info about the camera and DF in that…"
Sep 6
Evan DeRushie replied to Aaron Martinez's discussion Premier Pro & After Effects Color Correction Workflow - Question
"To Don: I'm not talking about proxy editing. After Effects does have a good proxy editing feature, but that doesn't necessarily apply to Aaron's situation. Aaron: In the "B" scenario, when you File>Import>Adobe…"
Aug 1
Evan DeRushie replied to Aaron Martinez's discussion Premier Pro & After Effects Color Correction Workflow - Question
"You'd be better off either: a: Using a built in Premiere effect (like "Fast Colour Corrector", or "RGB Curves") to colour correct the clips, which will render much faster. I prefer this option for colour correction, because…"
Aug 1
Evan DeRushie replied to Rosemary Travale's discussion The Champ
"I saw your puppets in some pictures from the sheridan industry day, so I was excited to see the short online today! It's a lot of fun, and the puppet design really stands out. What were the big take-away lessons from finishing your first short?…"
Apr 27
Paul O'Brien replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion "The Fox and the Chickadee" available to buy online.
"Just watched the film, bought the HD version and really enjoyed it. Congrats all round, all elements were of a really high standard. I feel no hesitations paying a small fee such as this for a short film which I can learn from. I think if we all…"
Mar 10
StopmoNick replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion "The Fox and the Chickadee" available to buy online.
"I think you are right, we don't value what we get for free as much.  Love the 3d stopmo part of the animation at the start of that, looks fantastic!"
Mar 9
Becky Scott replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion "The Fox and the Chickadee" available to buy online.
"Hi Evan, good on you and congrats on your film. I haven't taken a look at the full film but will do so. Our first stop motion animated film Skeleton Girl is online because we received funding through Bravo! FACT and were part of CBC's…"
Mar 8
Evan DeRushie posted a discussion

"The Fox and the Chickadee" available to buy online.

After bringing my stop-motion fable to festivals for the past year and a half, it's finally available to watch online- for a fee ($4 SD/ $6 HD). More on that below.WATCH THE ENTIRE (7 min) SHORT FILM HERE: https://www.nfb.ca/film/fox_and_the_chickadee/BEHIND THE SCENES: www.evanderushie.com/thefoxandthechickadee.phpTRAILER:As independent stop-motion filmmakers, there…See More
Mar 8
Evan DeRushie replied to APC227's discussion Some Animation Problems
"The tanks are moving way too fast. I know tanks can go pretty fast, but at the scale you're shooting, they will look much more realistic if you move them slower. In addition to equal increments, as TEDCO mentioned, you should keep in mind the…"
Jan 18
Evan DeRushie replied to Jacob's discussion Adobe premier and Dragon compatability
"Yes, Adobe Premiere is great for stop-motion animation. Unlike Final Cut, it can work with image sequences like you mentioned (by going "Import..." then choosing the first frame of your image sequence and selecting the "image…"
Dec 19, 2013
Evan DeRushie replied to Sylther's discussion 12fps in Dragonframe, 24fps in post
"I've always just captured single frames, and played back at 12fps in Dragonframe. In the "Export Movie..." dialogue, you can set your "Source" framerate as 12fps, and your "Output" framerate to 24 (selecting the…"
Dec 7, 2013
Evan DeRushie replied to Mastermind Films's discussion Help with chroma keying
"The Keylight plugin is far superior to Colour Key. It might not work instantly (Nick mentioned some noise), but only because it has options that need tweaking. Don't give up! Not all footage is the same, so it needs more info than just which…"
Sep 11, 2013
Evan DeRushie replied to Peter Grass's discussion Slow moving objects, do I lack shots?
"You answered your own question at the end there. Slow and smooth takes practise. There's no post-production fix."
Sep 4, 2013
Evan DeRushie replied to Garrick's discussion turning the camera off & on
"Never unplug from the wall without turning off the camera first! If you need to, just leave the camera on for the night. After you close the program or pause the live-feed, the live-view won't be active, and the camera isn't drawing much…"
Aug 21, 2013
Evan DeRushie replied to Simon Tytherleigh's discussion Frame rates, exporting and workflow
""Picture lock" is more of a step in post production than it is a function of any program. The idea is this: once you've replaced all your animatic shots with low-res quicktimes of your actual animation, you would spend some time…"
Mar 30, 2013
Evan DeRushie replied to Ian Timothy's discussion Shooting on twos
"I have to disagree about shooting 2 frames when shooting "twos". It used to make sense, because film could only play back at 24fps. But nowadays, the "fine grain structure" on digital stills is almost…"
Mar 26, 2013

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Evan DeRushie's Blog

Ethos - Mentoring in Edmonton

Posted on February 5, 2013 at 5:00pm 5 Comments

I recently visited Scott Portingale in Edmonton, Alberta (Canada) for two weeks to help him out on his epic short film titled 'Ethos'. He brought me out there from Toronto as a sort of animation mentor. Scott has made a couple…



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Issue using Nikon manual lens on a Canon camera in Dragonframe.

Started by Ben Tobin in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Ben Tobin 9 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hey anyone reading.I recently purchased a pre-AI Nikkor Macro as it was fairly cheap and the glass looked absolutely flawless despite it being the same age as me.I am currently using a Canon 6D as my primary shooting body and up until recently I…Continue

Dan of the Dead at Viewster Film Festival

Started by Peter Ellis in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Peter Ellis 12 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hi allDan of the Dead is in it's first ever film festival. After almost 4 years in the making!!! It's an amazing feeling to finally have it out there for all to see and more importantly... VOTE!We really need your votes guys, we're currently in 12th…Continue

Tags: danofthedead, viewster, festival, animation, stop-motion

matte painting replicas

Started by Domingo Lizcano in MATTE PAINTINGS. Last reply by Domingo Lizcano 18 hours ago. 7 Replies

I know this matte painting section is barely dead, but I wanted to share with the few interested people, some of my last paintings. I have started to do a series of matte paintings replicas.I’m doing the paintings on a Plexiglas surface; witch is…Continue

Nothing Occurred (Stereo-3D)

Started by Jani Sourander in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT 22 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi,I made a stop motion claymation as my thesis from Kymenlaakso UAC. Main focus was in stereo workflow, but I wanted it to have a script instead of just being a test. The basic story is:"A cyborg, still defending nation borders that have ceased to…Continue

Tags: animation, stereoscopic

Please Introduce Yourself

Started by Anthony Scott in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Chris Diaz yesterday. 418 Replies

Use this space to tell everyone about yourself and your interest in stop motion animation.Continue

The Nolvin Project (preview)

Started by David Tomasiewicz in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by David Tomasiewicz on Sunday. 113 Replies

I had a longer description of this project, but here is a better and shorter one:This is a scene for a project (my space opera: THE NOLVIN PROJECT) that I'll work on 40 or so years later in my life. This scene, however, I'm creating now. It is a…Continue




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