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Which Motion Control Rig?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bianca Ansems Jun 27, 2012. 2 Replies

Hi everyone!I have been hired to setup a mid-high end animation studio space for commercial projects and rental purposes. The studio will be running dragonframe and I am looking for a motion control…Continue

 

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William Powell replied to Ben Whitehouse's discussion Frankenweenie Exhibition tour
"Unfortunately not :( To be fair though, I did see a couple of photos taking cheeky shots with their phones! I guess Burton wants everyone to pay for the privilege of seeing his work."
Jul 17, 2012
William Powell commented on Alter Eddie's photo
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"Thats awesome! Whats the head made of?"
Jul 15, 2012
Bianca Ansems replied to William Powell's discussion Which Motion Control Rig?
"I've been to a demo of the Volo rig at Clapham Road Studios, who just recently purchased it, and it is very sophisticated and pleasant to use. Also not very expensive! I have used the Animoko Rig myself, but the Volo seems very straight…"
Jun 27, 2012
John Horabin replied to William Powell's discussion Which Motion Control Rig?
"Well, the volocrane seems to connect to the Dragon 3 axis head- look at the other thread: http://stopmotionanimation.ning.com/forum/topics/son-of-motion-control-in-dragonframe there is a new post from a chap with a commercially available 2 axis…"
Jun 25, 2012
William Powell posted a discussion

Which Motion Control Rig?

Hi everyone!I have been hired to setup a mid-high end animation studio space for commercial projects and rental purposes. The studio will be running dragonframe and I am looking for a motion control rig that easily integrates and uses the motion control programming built into the software.I know there is the new 'Volo' rig that is designed specifically for that purpose so I just wanted to know how it compares to the more expensive 'Animoko Rig' from Mark Roberts? I would also like to know what…See More
Jun 24, 2012
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United States of Tara Titles

"Was it shot on ur desk? If so... Makes it even better for some reason. Such a powerful product from such simple tools!"
Jun 16, 2012
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Guido

"Find out how I made it by clicking HERE"
Jun 14, 2012
William Powell commented on AustinKoch's video
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"On a giraffe?!?! Genius twist!"
Jun 14, 2012
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Animating The Wolf's Heart - Episode 2

"Yer I can imagine, 17" is one biiig puppet! I had trouble with tensioning on my last 8" armature, to be honest though the armature was failry cheap so the ball and sockets were rubbish. I think the main puppet used on aardmans pirates was…"
Jun 14, 2012
William Powell replied to John Horabin's discussion Son of Motion control in dragonframe
"I wish I knew how to make motion control rigs, my stopmotion films really suffer with static cameras and never seem cinematic enough. Whats the industry standard 3 axis rig? I bet they cost a fortune..."
Jun 14, 2012
William Powell replied to Ben Whitehouse's discussion Frankenweenie Exhibition tour
"Just saw 'the art of Tim Burton' exhibition in Paris... was well worth the trip. Was amazing to see the corpse bride puppets close up. I even smacked my face into the glass by accident trying to check out the armature joints, at least some…"
Jun 14, 2012
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Animating The Wolf's Heart - Episode 2

"Love the replacment mouths! How is the weight when there on the puppet, I can imagine the sculpey causing some issues?"
Jun 14, 2012
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Guido My Blog: williampowellcg.wordpress.com A Short film produced by myself as a final university assignment. William Powell- Director, Animation, Puppet/Pr...
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