Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Gusto Rules!

SHADOWMACHINE (Robot Chicken, Frankenhole, Moral oral) have a new stop-motion project

"Zombie Brothers" by Eric Robles

Eric Robles (the guy behind Fanboy & Chum Chum) he has just made a short called "Zombie Brothers"

MAD: FrankenWinnie/ParaMorgan

This is an episode that was a 2013 nominee in the 40th Annies for the "best general Audience TV show award" whats even more awesome is

ECHO -- an indie short film

Paul J. McConnochie is a filmmaker with a background of stop-motion, and special effects, he is currently in the works of making his short film, ECHO.  He is a Scotsman who resides in Denmark.  With very limited resources he has accomplished

Monday, April 29, 2013

A surprising answer to a simple question

I have been asked in the past what do I use for dirt in a stopmo set, if you asked five different animators

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Screen-Novelties

Screen-Novelties is that company, no I mean THAT company, you don't know who i'm talking about?  No, well then (sigh or you can pronounce it PSY) I guess i'll have to enplane who they are.

Dan Ojari

Dan Ojari is a stop-motion filmmaker, you may very well know and/or seen his film Slow Derek! which was a touch of genius and

Tim's next stopmo film

The proposed stopmo film "The Addams family" is set to be directed by Tim Burton.  I have mixed feelings about Tim, first of all every movie he makes is

Saturday, April 27, 2013

The Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle is a very special short film.  The stop-motion is fantastic, created by the very talented Kevin Parry so much is said

Friday, April 26, 2013

Wallace & Gromit: unveiled

If your interested in how Aardman made Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, it's all in

Shaun the Sheep 2015 film

Aardman animation studios announced today that its teaming up with StudioCanal to launch a new Shaun the Sheep feature for spring 2015.

Selkirk

I have not yet watched the 2012 stopmo film Selkirk, but click the link

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Between frames: the magic behind stopmo

If you are live in Northern California or are visiting the San Francisco Bay Area you should check out Between frames: the magic behind stop-motion animation.  I just learnt of this yesterday,

Shaun the Sheep: behind the scenes

If you like Shaun the Sheep or if you don't this is some behind the scenes goodness for you.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

PES man!

If your in the mood for a good stopmo video at the moment check out PES on youtube

First monthly "Stop-motion Geek award"

This is the first time i'm going to give an honorary "Stop-motion Geek award."  The award goes to (drumroll please,)

Pinnochio

Guillermo Del Toro is set to direct the much anticipated Stop-motion feature film "Pinnochio."

Monday, April 22, 2013

Coraline BTS goodness

Coraline Behind the scenes at Laika studios in Portland, OR.

Music video in stopmo

The Fleet Foxes 2009 stop-motion music video must have been friggn' hard to make,

Thumb Snatcher form the Moon Cocoon

Bradly Schaffers stopmo short film is online!  The title of this flick is "Thumb Snatcher from the Moon Cocoon."  Some of it is great,

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Dragon ball Z in stop-motion, what!

There is amazing talent out there in the small stop-motion universe, a very talented animator is Patrick Boivin.      His video,

Stop-motion 2014 movie lineup

So for all you stopmo mother-loving fans, this is some good news for you.  In 2014 there is a possibility of fiour stop-motion features!

To this day project

 Normally I'll post about stop-motion that is unreal and fantasized, well I'm going to shake things up a bit.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Friday, April 19, 2013

Frankenweenie armatures

These are armatures and puppets from the Tim Burton film "Frankenweenie."

Top 5 Stop-motion movie picks

Top 5 Stop-motion movie picks

1. "Fantastic Mr. Fox."  Wes Andersons's genius shines in this film, but you have to understand Anderson doesn't made your every day flick.  So watch the film with that in mind.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Dragon frame, check!

"Frankenweenie, Paranorman, and The pirates! band of misfits" were all filmed using the Canon 5d mark ii, which is a camera that you can find at any

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The Clay to-use

For all you clay animators out there heres the best clay for animation.

If you live in the UK, Newplast plasticine is the best, heck thats what Aardman (Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the sheep.) uses.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Shaun the Sheep movie!

The crew over at Aardman has been developing a "Shaun the sheep"


 movie for quite some time now.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Stop-motion mag!

Here is a very good stop motion resource for behind the scenes Stop motion magazine.

Egypt vacation brickamation

"Mobdeil" a lego stop-motion (or more collectively know as "Brickfilms") You-tuber has created a stopmo gem click here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsaOKD9E0qM to watch.

News on Henry Selick's next film!

2013 will bring us some very juicy stopmo goodness, including two feature films