Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain – a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. The Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. Directed by Peter Lord with… Read More »
Plasticine puppets show the funny side of preparations for the wedding of Kate and Will.
By undertaking dangerous tasks the Fahaki Ayunanda seeks to get closer to the devine. He faces one of his most difficult challenges when he steps into a blender. Although the commentry is in Spanish the visuals speak for themselves. El Desafío a la Muerte is the original title in Spanish. Written and directed by Juan… Read More »
A man is wrongfully buried alive, and starts to descend to the Underworld. A Mexican Plasticine/clay animation that shows there is nothing to fear from death if you end up at this kind of party. It is reminicent of Corpse Bride (2005).
A bathroom mirror witnesses the reactions of an assortment of visitors. Written and directed by Juan Pablo Zaramella in Argentina. Made as a spot for Nickelodeon. El Espejo tiene 1000 Caras is the original title in Spanish. More info: zaramella.com.ar
Floods of tears emit from members of the plasticine puppet audience. All is explained in the comic ending. Made at the MPZ Studio, Buenos Aires, Argentina with the concept and direction by Juan Pablo Zaramella. It is an Annecy 2011 Official Selection. More info: zaramella.com.ar
A man decides to kill himself by jumping from an apartment building. A cowboy and a pin-up girl on two billboards on neighbouring buildings try to save him. A Mexican Plasticine/clay animation directed by René Castillo and Antonio Urrutia.
Stop Motion Pro is a software tool for making Plasticine/clay or puppet animation films. It requires a video camera, webcam or digital still camera and is compatible with Win XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Mac systems. This video shows some of the functions of Stop Motion Pro.
Time lapse photography shows the tremendous amount of work that goes into animating a Plasticine/clay animation film.
This Plasticine/clay animation from Spanish animators Victor Gil and Sandra Ortuno is a musical about a bird with a fear of flying. What appears to be a cute animation of a chick soon reveals a darker side when the mother hen enters the scene.