Narrowly escaping a career as a wedding video editor with his creative, self-initiated fake trailers, Australian filmmaker Stuart Bowen took the bold choice to dive into stop motion animation feet first for his debut short Woody. Stuart takes us through his steep learning curve and reveals how the cost of printer ink can ultimate effect the aesthetic of your film for the better.
291 Paper Letters. 2,454 Photographs. 140 hours of work. Ben Barrett-Forrest educates and entertains in his impressive paper-letter animation The History of Typography.
With a central concept revolving around the idea that our body remembers, not only individual experiences, but also the sorrow and pain of our predecessors, experimental stop-motion short Body Memory from Ülo Pikkov fuses intricate puppetry and challenging notions, to create one of the most thought-provoking animations you’re likely to see all year. Our body [...]
It took: 10 000 photos 1 km of thread 350 reels of thread 73 000 embroidery stitches 6 kg of scraps of fabric 100 needles and sewing pins to created Christophe Thockler’s inventively animated promo for Black Books’ Favorite Place.
Curiosity becomes the down fall of a natural world with the discovery of an unexpected object in Andrew Robinson’s stop motion animation Fall.
Kijek/Adamski (Katarzyna Kijek & Przemysław Adamski) have directed a ridiculously playful stop motion promo for Shugo Tokumaru’s Katachi comprising approx. 2000 silhouettes extracted from PVC plates using computer-controlled cutter. Such an absolutely delightful viewing experience.
We highlighted Dan Ojari’s Slow Derek as one to watch back in July 2012 when it featured in the Animation category at Rushes Soho Shorts film festival:
NOW BACK ONLINE: In a world controlled and timed by light, an ordinary man has a plan that could change the natural order of things. Argentinean director and animator Juan Pablo Zaramella’s magical Luminaris, playfully uses stop motion and light to create an enchanting and vivacious short.
A young witch extracts bloody revenge after she’s falsely accused of misdeeds by a torch bearing mob in BLVCK MVGIC, the latest stop motion gem from Lee Hardcastle for New York’s Kill The Noise. And if you happened to be wondering why Hardcastle’s promo is billed as Pt. 2, well that’s because last year Mike [...]
T is for Toilet segment director of The ABCs of Death and claymation master, Lee Hardcastle returns with An Alien Claymation, a fast paced, gruesome homage to 1950s B-Movie horror complete with bucket loads of (green) blood splatter and an eerie soundtrack which urges you to think twice about inviting aliens for tea. A father [...]