Stop Motion Tag Archive

Andrea Vinciguerra Exposes a “Terrible Curse in our Society” in Energetic Stop-Motion Short ‘No, I Don’t Want to Dance!’

Animation

10th May, 2019

Andrea Vinciguerra joins us to discuss how people watching while listening to music on headphones, led him to create his dance-fuelled stop-motion short.

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How Two Randomly Paired Characters Led Matthew Lee to Create Stop-Motion Short ‘Cabin Pressure’

Animation, Premiere

15th April, 2019

Recent NFTS graduate Matthew Lee joins us to discuss stop-motion short 'Cabin Pressure' and how it helped shape his grad film 'One Liner'.

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An Insecure Man Embraces His Desire to Become a Power Bottom in Kevin Rios’ Comedy ‘THE SHIT! An Opera’

Live Action, Premiere

4th April, 2019

DN speaks to Kevin Rios about power bottoms, self-induced panic and a wisdom-spouting stop-motion piece of crap in his comedy short 'THE SHIT! An Opera'.

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Nocturne

Animation, Asides

19th February, 2019

A strange group of creatures gather to gamble, putting their souls at stake in Anne Breymann’s darkly surreal stop motion short 'Nocturne' (Nachtstück).

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Handsy

Animation, Asides, Live Action

14th February, 2019

LA based Director John Alan Thompson gets us in the Valentine's Day mood with his cute playful tale of dismembered limbs in love, 'Handsy'.

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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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