Stop Motion Tag Archive

Animation, Premiere

Anita Bruvere’s Stop Motion Short ‘Home’ Is a Story of Community Told Through the Living History of a Building

Anita Bruvere unpacks the historical and thematic purpose of the specific materials she used to construct her tactile animated immigration short.

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Animation, Premiere

A Seemingly Regular Hookup Causes a Seismic Shift in David McShane’s Intimate Animated Short Film ‘Come’

David McShane shares the journey from initial spark to being able to screen his tender bedroom-made LGBTQ animation in front of audiences across the globe.

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Animation

Kenzie Sutton Highlights the Mundanity of Everyday Life in Stop Motion Short ‘Somebody Take the Wheel’

Animator Kenzie Sutton breaks down how she solo managed the lengthy yet rewarding production process of her impressive cyclical stop motion short.

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Animation, Film Festival

Ten Stellar Short Films from the 2022 Annecy International Animation Festival

Annecy's 2022 short film competition provided a great mix of hybrid, experimental and crowd-pleasing shorts, see which 10 made our list of favourites.

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Animation

Marnik Loysen’s Pokes Fun at the Divide Between Millennials and Baby Boomers in Stop-Motion Comedy ‘Brunch’

Aardman animator Marnik Loysen explains how he channelled his millennial angst into a stop-motion comedy short about generational conflict...and avocados.

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Animation, Music

Philipp Yuryev & Ivan Proskuryakov’s ‘Against Tortures in Russia’ Powerfully Condemns Police Brutality

Philipp Yuryev talks about giving voice to those victims the Kremlin tries to silence through a careful blend of live-action and storybook stop-motion.

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Animation

Antonin Niclass Forges a Magical Link Between Strangers in BAFTA Nominated Animation ‘Do Not Feed The Pigeons’

Antonin Niclass unpacks the challenge of blending drawn 2D characters into a fully-crafted stop motion set for his melancholic NFTS short.

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Animation

A Night’s Sleep Is Anxiously Interrupted in Ida Melum’s BAFTA Nominated Stop Motion ‘Night of the Living Dread’

Ida Melum guides us through the unique joys of the stop motion animation process of her film about a sleepless encounter with unwanted guests.

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Animation

Daniel Quirke Explains How Wax, Religion & DIY Instruments Inspired NFTS Short ‘The Song of a Lost Boy’

NFTS graduate Daniel Quirke joins us to discuss his BAFTA-nominated stop-motion short 'The Song of a Lost Boy'.

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Animation

A Didactic Short Story Is Given an All Too Relatable Contemporary Spin in ‘Rope’ by Kyomu Yoshida

Kyomu Yoshida details why he chose to animate a caustic social commentary derived from a tale by the father of the Japanese short story in 'Rope'.

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Animation, Documentary

Gabriel & Sergio Twardowski Recreate the Thrill of Live Music in Stop-Motion Concert Short ‘Alok Memories’

Gabriel & Sergio Twardowski tell DN how they mined 30 TB of material to recreate the thrill of live music in stop-motion concert short 'Alok Memories'.

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Animation

The Terror of Intrusive Thoughts Are Vividly Brought to Life in Suraya Raja’s ‘Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant’

We speak to Suraya Raja about using stop motion to convey the daily battle for self-control fought by OCD suffers in 'Don't Think of a Pink Elephant'

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