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Dan of the Dead - Kickstarter Project

Hi Guys,

Well the moment has come for me to plug Dan of the Dead to all you Stop Motion fans out there. It's Zombilisious! It's been almost 3 years in the making, whilst working around my "real" job. Please take time to look at Dan of the Dead Kickstarter and if you can help fund this project I would be a very happy guy. From one animator to another, I bring you Dan of the Dead…

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Added by Peter Ellis on August 13, 2013 at 1:27am — 2 Comments

Zombie has arrived - Dan of the Deadf

Hi all,

Oh have I got some news to tell you lot!!! Firstly I have my Emotimo rig for filming pans, tilts and slides. But you're not bothered about that! You've just read "Zombie has arrived" - so without further ado, here is the first of many Zombies in Dan of the Dead.…



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Added by Peter Ellis on July 25, 2012 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

Set construction and Zombie update

Hi all

Hope you're all well? I have been busy the past week getting the set built. I am hoping in my next blog to have a completed set ready for Dan to explore!!!

Early last week I started to make some smaller props to dress the public toilet set. Can you guess what they all…

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Added by Peter Ellis on July 3, 2012 at 11:04am — No Comments

Animation tests and script update

Ok, so i've been on holiday and had a well earned rest! I got a lot of writing done for Dan of the Dead, the whole plot summary is practically worked out.



I'm meeting up with Daz later this week to catch up on everything zombiefied. Hopefully we'll have something gruesome to post soon.



In the meantime i've been doing some animation tests with Dan, I want to get his character movements spot on so you'll see a lot more of these little tests over the next few…

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Added by Peter Ellis on June 24, 2012 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

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