So how on earth do you follow earning a place in the Guinness Book of Records for the smallest stop-motion animation character in a film with Dot? You get the band back together – Aardman Animation & Sumo Science (Will Studd and Ed Patterson) – and do the exact opposite, by creating Gulp; The world’s largest stop-motion animation (the largest scene stretched over 11,000 square feet!), again shot on a Nokia N8.
Wonder what record they’re going to smash next time? The deepest ocean animation? Animating whilst falling from a plane?
And the Making of:
MarBelle has a strange compulsion to watch as many films as he can get his hands on and find jobs that give him a legitimate excuse to drill filmmakers about their work. Directors Notes is the latest incarnation of this disorder and so much cheaper than film school. Twitter: @MarBelle