Just how small can you go and still animate the puppet? Aardman Animations have set a new Guinness World Record for “Smallest stop-motion animation character in a film”, with this movie shot entirely on the new Nokia N8 12-megapixel smartphone. See how it was made below.
Rex the Runt is a Plasticine animated TV show produced by Aardman Animations for BBC Bristol. Its main characters are four plasticine dogs: Rex, Wendy, Bad Bob and Vince. The series was directed by Richard Goleszowski.
It was directed by Nick Park at the Aardman animation studio. A Matter of Loaf and Death was the big BBC TV hit of Christmas 2008 and features the voices of Geraldine McEwan, Peter Sallis and Sally Lindsay. It was nominated for best animated short film in the 2010 Academy Awards.