A COLLECTION OF STOP MOTION FILMS
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Our latest pick comes from a London-based animator known as Menzkie, with a creative combination of stop motion and indoor space in a commercial for Raiffeisen Bank.
Our latest pick is a paper-cutout piece from London’s Picturesmith studio. We recently sat down (digitally) with animator Christian Hopkins to hear about the production of “Tundra.”
“Waste Away” is the BFA thesis film of Elly Stern, a BFA student at Massachusetts College of Art & Design. With a haunting Musical score by Daniel Hass, the piece is a dystopic short with timely social, environmental and public health themes.
As quarantine projects go, making the new intro for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon: Home Edition likely trumps most people’s sourdough loaves and garage make-overs—especially if you’re an animator. For director Lawrence Becker, who
The film is about the artist Oskar Kokoschka at a dramatic period of his life. His lover Alma Mahler had ended their relationship and sent him off to fight in the First World War…The film is about that little period of time around 1914, when there was plenty of passion and drama in his life. The animation springs from his drawings, paintings, prints and plays, and my process is very intuitive.
It’s not easy for a movie-star to age - especially when you’re a stop motion animated skeleton monster. “Rebooted” tells the story of Phil--a Harryhausen-esque Stop-motion-Animated Skeleton, who is struggling to find work in modern Hollywood due to being an out of date special effect.
Effie Pappa’s TV ad “I Am Here,” for Klinex, introduces audiences to the company’s initiative to donate cleaning products to schools. This popular brand of cleaning products in Greece began the campaign during the country’s deep financial crisis, when research showed that a large number of kids were not using the schools’ toilets, as they felt they were not sufficiently clean.
“Imagine´” is the first music video for this pair of musician/animators known as Eleanor Giovanni, and it took the prize for best music video at the 2019 Canberra Short Film Festival.