Tag Archives: stop motion animation

Animated Film Production: Animation.

There are so many different steps in making “Rocks In My Pockets”, that even if you skip some of them (storyboards, character design, layouts) there is plenty left. What happens after we shoot stop motion footage -the rotating hat, the … Continue reading

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Animated Film Production: Stop Motion.

After dodging the necessity of storyboards, and making elaborate but cheap sets, it is time to get things moving. Stop motion is a perfect way to get things moving. The problem with stop motion for me is that I don’t … Continue reading

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Animated Film Production: Sets.

You could call “Rocks In My Pockets” a mixed media project, since it mixes drawn animation and stop motion like in a Screwdriver (we could argue which media serves as vodka and which as orange juice, but the effect is … Continue reading

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Stop in Motion.

Most of my weekends recently are spent on stop motion. The Memorial Day weekend was no exception. My buddies (including never resting, exceptionally prolific Bill Plympton) went to beach to catch some sun and wind but I went to work. … Continue reading

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Stop and Motion Monday

We do all things as stop and move, and Monday is one of those things. Especially last Monday when three young and expert stop motion animators arrived to my studio to work on a set. But first things first. First … Continue reading

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Making of a Puppet.

When one declares that her new film is a mix of stop motion and drawn animation she must follow that recipe or risk riots of revolting audiences. One day I scratched my head and thought: – Why draw everything? Why … Continue reading

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