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My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video

Started this discussion. Last reply by pritam das Jul 17. 4 Replies

Hey guys,i came up with this idea of combining contemporary dance,stopmotion and to tell a story at the same time,more like a musical short..Please suggest me how can i do better..would really love…Continue

how good is aluminium armature?does it last long?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Jun 8. 1 Reply

i saw some videos on youtube regarding armatures made out of aluminium.they use some sort of drill to double knot the wire,are those normal drill?is there any other cheap alternative to this? i am…Continue

regarding planning steps and fps

Started this discussion. Last reply by pritam das May 31. 11 Replies

Hey guys,i learnt stop motion by myself,self taught,collected few informations from the net and i practised and practised,i had no idea of animation,but then i studied the movements and learnt…Continue

Fps related question

Started this discussion. Last reply by pritam das Apr 5. 2 Replies

I am not a pro,i have been doing this for 1 and half year,i use action figures,i basically shoot action sequences,i was shooting my project in 12fps,15fps,some shot i even shot at 10 fps,My question…Continue

 

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Simon Tytherleigh commented on pritam das's blog post is it necessary to follow rule of thirds while shooting a stopmotion film?
"There are lots of good books on live action movie making, and the same 'rules' apply. There's a good one called 'Setting up your Shots' which goes through the different types of shot and their effect you can get with it.…"
Aug 16
StopmoNick commented on pritam das's blog post is it necessary to follow rule of thirds while shooting a stopmotion film?
"Here's an article about how you shouldn't be trapped into following the rule of thirds. https://petapixel.com/2016/01/30/10-myths-about-the-rule-of-thirds/  There are lots of other factors that make up a good composition. ( I like the…"
Aug 15
pritam das commented on pritam das's blog post is it necessary to follow rule of thirds while shooting a stopmotion film?
"is there something which you could recommend me regarding my videos? which could help me improve?"
Aug 15
Thomas Nicol commented on pritam das's blog post is it necessary to follow rule of thirds while shooting a stopmotion film?
"Like any filmmaking "rule", it isn't "absolutely necessary" to follow.  It's usually a good idea until you know what you're doing enough to break the rules in intentional and creative ways, but there are…"
Aug 15
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is it necessary to follow rule of thirds while shooting a stopmotion film?

i have been wondering this for quite a long time,is the absolutely necessary to follow rule of thirds while shooting a stopmotion animation film?i ahve noticed,the scenerio does look good when i follow the rule but sometimes its really hard to get the right camera angle which is following the rule of thirds..please suggest me what should i do..! here is a link of my worki would love to hear your views about my work..please do point me out the mistakes which i made according to you…See More
Aug 15
pritam das replied to pritam das's discussion My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video
"the head rolling scene was divided into two sections,,the first when the main character that is me,i dropped the figure and it's head was broken,,and that past scene was being remembered by the action figure,2nd when the head rolled in and hit…"
Jul 17
Simon Tytherleigh replied to pritam das's discussion My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video
"Really lovely video. The dance sequences worked very well, and I like the puppets helping out at the end with a giant screwdriver. And some great atmospheric lighting too. The dance was rather more fluid than the other animated sequences.  For…"
Jul 17
pritam das replied to pritam das's discussion My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video
"very well said brother,i would do that from the next time..thanks man"
Jul 17
gustavo arteaga replied to pritam das's discussion My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video
"Hi. Nice film. ! My only suggestion; If the lyrics are relevant to the action perhaps you should add English subtitles so more of us can get the full experience."
Jul 16
pritam das posted a discussion

My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video

Hey guys,i came up with this idea of combining contemporary dance,stopmotion and to tell a story at the same time,more like a musical short..Please suggest me how can i do better..would really love to listen to expert's suggestion :)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NL6QR1BpaNISee More
Jul 16
Simon Tytherleigh replied to pritam das's discussion how good is aluminium armature?does it last long?
"Aluminium soft wire works really well, but you have to be careful not to weaken it with nicks that can cause breaks. Twisting it can be done by any drill or even by hand. Alternatives? Copper wire, lead perhaps. For the 'bones' use epoxy…"
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May 31
pritam das replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"thanks for your help guys,really appreciate it,,,the book does not even ship to my country,sigh..i will have to do more research then..still wondering how should i match the dance steps with the actual music,i have the recorded music,i understood…"
May 31
Nathan Moody replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"Pritam, Don is right with his book recommendation. That book is what you need in order to learn the basics. Congrats for just jumping right in and getting your feet wet, that's most of the challenge right there, and you should be proud and…"
May 31
Don Carlson replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"If you have pre-recorded audio (music, sound effects, or dialog), that is another reason to use an X-sheet. It makes it possible to know what the animation needs to sync with in the soundtrack on a given frame number. Most of the time, the sound is…"
May 31
pritam das replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"i am planning to make a ballet stop motion dance sequence,can you kindly give me some suggestion regarding how to match the animation with song rythm?the song is a 4-4 count.. i plan to shoot at 15 fps,"
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is it necessary to follow rule of thirds while shooting a stopmotion film?

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 10:23am 4 Comments

i have been wondering this for quite a long time,is the absolutely necessary to follow rule of thirds while shooting a stopmotion animation film?i ahve noticed,the scenerio does look good when i follow the rule but sometimes its really hard to get the right camera angle which is following the rule of thirds..please suggest me what should i do..! here is a link of my work

i would love to hear your views about my work..please do point me out the mistakes which i made…

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