An amazing haircut is documented by stop frame pixilation in reverse. All the hair belongs to Tom Offer-Westort. Trim was directed and filmed by Peter Simon. The hair cutter was Abby Simon. Peter Simon explained: “Tom had been talking about shaving his head all summer. He actually wanted to make a short film in which he… Read More »
Aardman animation and Nokia attempt to set a new world record with their huge film ‘Gulp’. In this clip sand artist Jamie Wardley explains how they went about animating with sand in a race against the tide.
An exhilarating rollercoaster ride through the animated pictures of Sarah’s world, as she gets revenge on the man who broke her heart. Written, directed and edited by Robin King. This pixilation (stop-motion animation using real people) was made for Screen South as part of the UK Film Council’s Digital Shorts scheme. As much as possible,… Read More »
Stop motion filming is used to create an unusual love story between a girl and a camera on a tripod.
Norman McLaren filmed actors with stop motion to create a story of conflict between next door neighbours. When Neighbours won an Oscar, McLaren was in Brazil and so was notified by telegram. Back came his simple reply: ‘What’s an Oscar?’ Read more in Animator Issue 19.
Japanise artist Takeuchi Taijin used thousands of still photographs to tell the story of a wolf man chasing a pig. The techinque has since been used to create a camera advertisement.