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The 12fps / 24fps conundrum

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Taylor Mar 30. 4 Replies

Hi there,  I've got some questions about frame rate (Frames per second). This kind of question makes my head hurt a bit, and I hope I can get some clarity here.  I'm doing a stop-motion film, I use…Continue

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Geoff Clark replied to Bunny Chang's discussion Is 3d printing my models the best method for stop motion?
"I'd like to get a better grasp on your question: when you say, "Is 3D Printing joints the best method for stop motion?"  That sounds like you wonder if your armature should be 3d Printed? If That's correct, then I guess it…"
Friday
Geoff Clark replied to Igor Bertella's discussion Prop making
"I love that light, a brilliant way to hide the batteries in the base!"
Jun 11
Geoff Clark replied to Aksel Satrom's discussion Any advice on wire armatures?
"I haven't used magnets to hold down a wire armature, but I do use a wire armature with tie-downs. Here's what I think would be things to thing about: Wire armatures work well for light characters, but if your character is heavy, (like his…"
Jun 11
Geoff Clark replied to Erma Wiggins's discussion The Debate Over Choosing A Web Design Company
"Could this get deleted please?"
Jun 11
Geoff Clark replied to Mark Blann's discussion securing your armature for different shots
"I couldn't find a tutorial for using standoffs as character stands, but like I said they should be available at a local store.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spacers_and_standoffs Securing the character to a stand needs to be done at the…"
May 21
Geoff Clark replied to Mark Blann's discussion securing your armature for different shots
"Hi Mark,   Securing can be done in a few ways. Tie-downs are useful for standing shots with walking/posing/ and the feet are visible.  But for waist-up medium shots, I use some character stands that I had to make from scratch. They are…"
May 21
Geoff Clark replied to Graham Ludders's discussion Lip Sync
"Thank you!  I can't wait to be done with it."
May 17
Geoff Clark replied to Connor Bushoven's discussion Adding limbs to ball-and-socket armatures
"I'd recommend J-B Weld to do the attachment. It  is a 2-part epoxy mix that, once hardened, is very strong.  It works very well on brass tubing and with aluminum braided wire.  If you'd like the tail removable for whatever…"
May 16
Geoff Clark replied to Graham Ludders's discussion Lip Sync
"Hi Graham,   It's a good question and I think I can help because I tried a few dead ends before finding a good way for me to work. It depends on what your characters are. Reading your script, it seems like just normal human…"
May 15
Geoff Clark replied to Jasper Kuipers's discussion Finity calling finished after 8 years!
"This looks really amazing!  I really think it will be received very well.  I applaud your dedication to finishing it.  Really top-notch visuals in that trailer. Kudos!"
Apr 20
Adam Taylor replied to Geoff Clark's discussion The 12fps / 24fps conundrum
"Hi Geoff, Stick with 2s for your film.  If your CG effects are too smooth it is going to make your stop motion, which is really fun already, not look as nice.  That's my opinion."
Mar 30
Dawn Brown replied to Geoff Clark's discussion The 12fps / 24fps conundrum
"Hi Geoff, 1920 x 1080, 16:9 aspect ratio looks fine on the big screen. Go for it!  "
Mar 30
Geoff Clark replied to Zach Sawan's discussion Advice for photographing miniature set
"Hi Zach, Nice set! It looks cool. Your set is pretty small, and getting a big camera in there may be really limiting. you need a small camera and a way to anchor it to the set so it doesn't move. The google phone may be your best bet (with some…"
Mar 30
Geoff Clark replied to Geoff Clark's discussion The 12fps / 24fps conundrum
"Hey Dawn, Thanks for this take on it. I will do some more tests to see how much work it would be to get a few 24fps shots in there without making some layers go on 1s and 2s in the same shot. I appreciate the feedback so far. I did decide the fps…"
Mar 30
Dawn Brown replied to Geoff Clark's discussion The 12fps / 24fps conundrum
"Hi Geoff, I understand your frustration and confusion. You can mix shooting on ones or twos within a short, I do not recommend mixing them within a shot. You will give yourself a headache! I am following your progress on Twitter and I recommend you…"
Mar 27
Geoff Clark commented on Dawn Brown's video
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"Hi Dawn,   As I responded on Twitter, this is a great win for you! I would love to hear how it was received, what you learned from the process, and your next steps. I wish I had an Alamo near me to experience it in the theatre.  Cheers!"
Mar 27

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