Anita Bruvere unpacks the historical and thematic purpose of the specific materials she used to construct her tactile animated immigration short.
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.
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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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.
Aardman animator Marnik Loysen explains how he channelled his millennial angst into a stop-motion comedy short about generational conflict...and avocados.
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.
Antonin Niclass unpacks the challenge of blending drawn 2D characters into a fully-crafted stop motion set for his melancholic NFTS short.
Ida Melum guides us through the unique joys of the stop motion animation process of her film about a sleepless encounter with unwanted guests.
NFTS graduate Daniel Quirke joins us to discuss his BAFTA-nominated stop-motion short 'The Song of a Lost Boy'.
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'.
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'.
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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