Claymation

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Clay·ma·tion

 (klā-mā′shən)
A service mark used for a stop-motion animation process using clay figurines.

claymation

(ˌkleɪˈmeɪʃən)
n
1. (Film) the techniques of animation applied to clay models
2. (Photography) the techniques of animation applied to clay models
[C20: from clay + (ani)mation]

Clay•ma•tion

(kleɪˈmeɪ ʃən)
Trademark. a process for making animated movies with modeled clay figures.
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BABY SNAKES, Zappa's own film masterpiece, oscillates between a 1979 performance of his band and the outrageous psychedelic clay animation of Bruce Bickford.
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Bursting with wit in both the sight gag and thematic departments, Nic Park and Peter Lord's clay animation parody of prison camp movies earned points for both its eclectic premise and its consistent execution.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeum: San Francisco's Children's Museum, a hands-on, multimedia arts and technology experience for kids, announced today that it has teamed with Brightcove, the industry-leading online video platform, to enable children and their families to easily view and share their clay animation movies produced in Zeum's Animators Studio.
Aardman, based in Bristol, England, specializes in stop-motion clay animation.
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By combining clay animation, music video production, live performance, and digital art with imagination, Zeum's visitors become creators, animators, directors, performers, and designers.