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O Apostolo online

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Nov 10, 2014. 7 Replies

O Apostolo has been released online as a pay for view.  I haven't had chance to watch it myself yet, but what I have seen looked pretty good.…Continue

pooch proposal on kickstarter

Started Oct 11, 2014 0 Replies

Wes Wood of "Animation toolkit" has a kickstarter well under way for his film "Pooch proposal", I haven't seen him post anything on here (I might have missed it) so I thought I'd put up a link for…Continue

Boxtrolls - its not all stopmotion!

Started this discussion. Last reply by grecodan Oct 17, 2014. 10 Replies

So it turns out some of the crowd scenes in Boxtrolls are filled with CG characters, you can read more about it here -…Continue

model makers needed (london)

Started Apr 27, 2014 0 Replies

A company in London advertising for model makers, I don't know them myself but looks good so I thought I'd share…Continue


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Steve Boot replied to Erik van Schaaik's discussion Under The Apple Tree (2015) - Official trailer
"Amazing work, looking forward to seeing the finished film!"
May 22
Steve Boot commented on Leonardo Ponzano's video


"Brilliant!  Really lovely bit of animation acting. "
May 22
Funski commented on Steve Boot's photo

once upon a blue moon

"Nice mate, the robot looks cool!!"
May 12
Steve Boot commented on Emma McCann's video


"That's a fantastic film, you've done an amazing job (and so did the sound guy)"
Apr 14
Mike commented on Steve Boot's video

"Once upon a blue moon" clip

"Ha! Very cool. I'm excited to see more. "
Apr 3
Twin Tales commented on Steve Boot's video

"Once upon a blue moon" clip

"Wow looks awesome! Love the smooth animation and also the the lightning and the blue look of it."
Apr 2
Will Tebo commented on Steve Boot's video

"Once upon a blue moon" clip

"Wow! Looking forward to seeing it."
Mar 31
Dave Hughes commented on Steve Boot's video

"Once upon a blue moon" clip

"This is cool, really like the scenery you've created :) "
Mar 31
Steve Boot posted a video
Mar 31
Will Tebo commented on Steve Boot's photo

once upon a blue moon

"Very cool. I almost thought it was CG!"
Mar 29
Dawn Brown commented on Steve Boot's photo

once upon a blue moon

"nice lighting! "
Mar 29
Steve Boot posted a photo

once upon a blue moon

A still taken from my new film.
Mar 29
Mike commented on Steve Boot's blog post once upon a blue moon
"Looking forward to seeing what you've done, Steve. The style is great, and the atmosphere you've created looks good too. :) "
Mar 24
Steve Boot commented on Steve Boot's blog post once upon a blue moon
"So I've spent the last few weeks in the studio and I've now finished animated my new film.  Now I've a few days editing, then I'll try my luck on the festival circuit.  "
Mar 24
Steve Boot replied to John Lewis's discussion The Story of Percival Pilts
"looks amazing, hope I get the chance to see the whole thing!"
Mar 19
Steve Boot commented on Lemz Media's blog post Stop Motion and 2D animation Hybrid.
"There's "the necktie" which is a bit like the paddington style - I also remember catching an episode of "gravity falls" where they adding in some stopmotion…"
Mar 10

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once upon a blue moon

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 3:27pm 0 Comments

So I've remade my robot and he's ready to go on the set.  

Here's a screen shot of the robot on set with the little blue alien.…


once upon a blue moon

Posted on March 6, 2015 at 2:19pm 8 Comments

I've decided to change to name of my short from "Washed up" to "Once upon a blue moon" (that title might well change again), since the action is now set in outer space.  

I've been busy making a spaceship from a garden water spray bottle with some deodorant sticks and some cheap plastic binoculars for boosters…


washed up

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 2:02pm 0 Comments

I've made a mold for my robot hands, I'm just using whats quick and and available so it's made out of silicone.  Probably not ideal as its going to be a silicone on silicone mold, but I'm assured that as long as I spray on lots of J wax (or whatever release agent in the cupboard) it should be okay.

I didn't mix some of the catalyst into the silicone well enough so it didn't go off.  Luckily one of the more experienced maintenance crew was able to save it (you can see the colour…


washed up

Posted on February 22, 2015 at 3:40pm 3 Comments

We're just winding down on a new series at work and its becoming unusually quiet, so I came up with a really simple idea for a short mini series.  The idea was to make it as simple as possible, one set and a couple of easy to make characters.

My idea was about a robot and a crab living on a small remote island, so I quickly mocked up the robot character.…


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Dead Sleep crowd funding

Started by MidasClaw in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by MidasClaw 13 hours ago. 3 Replies

Only one day left in the Crowd Funding event for Dead Sleep. A stop motion Animation About a guy named Midas going in for a sleep experiment that is really a sinister experiment when he wakes up with undead Zombies allover the Lab. Can he survive…Continue

School project - Space pi si

Started by Yvonne Tsang in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT yesterday. 0 Replies

Last year I  volunteered at the Zwi Perez Chajes Elementary school in Vienna and had the chance to share my passion of stop motion animation with 22 amazing kids(aged 8 - 9) and their teacher...Once a week I joined them for 2 hours...the kids wrote…Continue

Cut paper feed back.

Started by Bethany Williams in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 8 Replies

Hey guys.I have just about finished a cut paper animation and I would really appreciate some feedback about what I can change. There is no title to begin with hence the blank 5 seconds at the beginning. I know I need to adjust some sound levels and…Continue

2015 Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival - Call for Entries Now Open!

Started by Chris Diaz in FILM FESTIVALS. Last reply by Chris Diaz yesterday. 8 Replies

PROUD TO BE BACK FOR OUR 7th EDITION!Celebrating stop motion is the name of the game, and we're back to do it again! For our 7th edition, The MSMFF team is aiming to bring our audience another exceptional program of films and more exceptional…Continue

Tags: claymation, motion, stop, festival, film

Little prince new version (with CG and STOPMO)

Started by Yagan in STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION. Last reply by Yagan on Tuesday. 4 Replies

Just to show you a video about the new "Little prince" From st Exupery Movie and clip…Continue

About Puppet Putty

Started by Antonio J. Cebrián in CLAY. Last reply by Don Carlson on Monday. 9 Replies

Hey, Don. I'm interested in trying your Puppet Putty clay. In the webshop there is a "translucent white", but I need "normal white". Do you have a "not translucent white?And another question: How much is shipping to Spain? How many blocks are the…Continue

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