Coldplay’s haunting classic ‘The Scientist’ is performed by country music legend Willie Nelson for the soundtrack of this stop-frame animation entitled, “Back to the Start.” It depicts the life of a farmer as he slowly turns his family farm into an industrial animal factory before seeing the errors of his ways and opting for a… Read More »
Two elderly armchairs discuss how times have changed in Britain since they were young in this very funny film by Bexie Bush. It was her graduation film at Farnham University of Creative Arts. It was premiered at Farnham UCA’s degree show 2011 where it won the “Award for Animation”.
Last night’s leftovers battle for their lives when the fridge begins to envelop them in ice. The animation of real food makes compelling viewing, with an award worthy performance from the ham sandwich.
Lego bricks and sound effects are used to pay a tribute to various film genres. How many references you can spot? Directed by Lee SungHwan. From Studio Shelter.
A couple of pencil-outlined birds escape from a little girl´s drawing, leading us through the life she dreams of. Carlos Lascano is a multi-faceted artist; writer, director, animator, illustrator, painter and photographer. More info at carloslascano.com
A very basic tutorial in stop motion Lego film production for absolute beginners. The camera used was an Olympus FE-210/X-775 with Sony Vegas 8.0 software.
This action packed Lego stop motion animation by David Boddy demonstrates what is possible with simple puppets. It is has good smoke and explosion effects. It was made using the free Helium Frog stop-motion software.
A dancer shows how to shake your booty in this 15 second animation exercise. The puppet is flexible foam covered with nylon stockings. The head is Super Sculpey. Tie downs were used to hold the feet in place. There are threaded holes in her feet and holes in the wood that she’s standing on. A… Read More »
Stop motion filming is used to create an unusual love story between a girl and a camera on a tripod.
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.