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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 Graham Ludders's discussion Lip Sync
"Thank you!  I can't wait to be done with it."
Thursday
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…"
Thursday
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…"
Tuesday
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
Geoff Clark posted a discussion

The 12fps / 24fps conundrum

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 After effects to composite, add special effects, and edit my film. I'm animating my shots in 12 fps. This is fine for me because it scales for how long my movie is. (24fps would drag out this production immensely)I use After effects to composite, add special effects, and edit my film. But I'm finding…See More
Mar 27
Geoff Clark replied to Anthony Scott's discussion Please Introduce Yourself
"Hello, my name is Geoff.   ***"HI, GEOFF"**** I'm an animator who started out doing 3D CGI animation, and did that for about 10 years, making games and corporate video, and then stepped away from it for a few years.…"
Mar 6
Geoff Clark replied to Peter Ellis's discussion 8 tips and tricks to create your own Stop-Motion masterpiece
"Hey Pete, I liked this a lot!  I used to run a stop-motion class at my daughters' school and we used that Stop-motion app on the ipads. This has many cool tips for kids getting interested in making their own films. The panning guides that…"
Mar 6

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