Stop Motion Tag Archive

Heather Colbert Looks to “Enhance the Feeling of Magic” by Combining Animation Techniques in ‘How Have You Been?’

Animation, Music

14th January, 2019

Rising star of stop-motion Heather Colbert returns to Directors Notes to discuss her animated music video for Tom Rosenthal track 'How Have You Been?'

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Astrid Goldsmith Looks to Paint a “Hopeful Vision of Post-Brexit Britain” in Stop-Motion Short ‘Quarantine’

Animation

9th January, 2019

Director Astrid Goldsmith joins us to discuss funding and the importance of fabrics in her stop-motion post-Brexit pagan dance fantasy 'Quarantine'.

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In a Nutshell

Animation

7th January, 2019

Fabio Friedli exhaustively encompasses the world and all that's within it in staggeringly inventive stop-motion piece 'In a Nutshell'.

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Island

Animation, Asides

2nd January, 2019

Max Mörtl and Robert Löbel whisk us away to a small isle populated by a menagerie of exotic creatures in their whimsical animated short 'Island'.

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The Handmade Gift

Animation, Asides

17th December, 2018

Anna Mantzaris deploys her considerable stop-motion talents for Greenpeace France in melancholic Christmas short 'The Handmade Gift'.

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Spook Train: Curtains

Animation, Asides

10th October, 2018

Claysplotation master Lee Hardcastle’s 'Spook Train' horror series rolls into town with its first gore-filled episode, the innocuously titled 'Curtains'.

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Jon Hopkins: Feel First Life

Animation, Asides

8th October, 2018

A lone figure traverses a post-apocalyptic Earth in search of signs of renewal in Elliot Dear’s exquisite stop-motion music video 'Feel First Life'.

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Sam Gainsborough Takes Claymation Life-Size with Stop-Motion/Live-Action Hybrid ‘Facing It’

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action

27th September, 2018

NFTS graduate Sam Gainsborough joins us to discuss how he used about "half a tonne of plasticine" in his inventive grad film 'Facing It'.

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Charlie Tyrell Tries to Understand His Emotionally Distant Father in Stop-Motion Doc ‘My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes’

Animation, Documentary

17th September, 2018

DN speaks to Charlie Tyrell about his stop-motion quest to better understand his emotionally distant late father in doc 'My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes'.

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A Young Couple’s Romantic Weekend Is Interrupted by a Birth Control Mishap in Emily Ann Hoffman’s Nevada

Animation

29th June, 2018

Emily Ann Hoffman discusses using stop-motion to create an animated film about birth control free from the judgemental myths which often surround the topic

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Aperture

Animation, Asides

16th May, 2018

Stop-motion short 'Aperture' is the captivating result of Italian filmmaker Emanuele Kabu’s attempt to rekindle a connection with his hometown.

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The Untangled Routine

Animation, Asides

14th May, 2018

A series of bizarre creations exist in an empty space in this oddly compelling piece of stop-motion from Bezalel Academy graduate Orit Oged.

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