stop motion

(redirected from Stop-frame animation)

stop motion

n.
A filming technique used in animation, in which the camera is stopped after filming each frame or every few frames so as to allow objects within the scene, such as clay figures or paper cutouts, to be adjusted for the following frame.

stop′-mo′tion adj.
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He's also turning one of his poems, Scary Fairy and the Tales of the Dark Wood, into a 35-minute piece of stop-frame animation.
Twirlywoos , devised and executive produced by Ragdoll Productions' Anne Wood, with lead creative and writer Steve Roberts and producer Chris Wood, combines stop-frame animation and live action sequences set in the real world.
They combine stop-frame animation and live action sequences set in the real world.
Twirlywoos is different from other series in that it is stop-frame animation and contains very little computer generated material.
By getting back to its roots and re-introducing customers to what Firetrap is all about the brand has created a spooky new advert which, using stop-frame animation, creates a horror-inspired vibe for the new collection.
When I was watching stop-frame animation shows as a kid, you knew they were made out of bits of felt and fur and things, but it was as if your own toys had been brought alive.
Various workshops led by industry professionals include cartoon and stop-frame animation, script writing for silly soaps, creating adverts and about special effects make-up.
Let your kids borrow your video recorder or if you have a digital camera, make their own stop-frame animation film by taking frames of plasticine models, moving them slightly and then playing them back fast.
In 2002, with no experience, we were challenged to make a stop-frame animation with pupils at Foxhollies School, who were struggling with severe learning difficulties.
The adventures of the loveableand exuberant young Rupert Bear and his charming friends in the wonderful woodland world of Nutwood will be brought to life with a unique mix of stop-frame animation and cutting edge 3D CGI.
But they faced a tough challenge trying to inject the sense of high-octane speed and ad renaline into a stop-frame animation show.
The tractors bonnet-to-bonnet:Character: Tecwyn TV channel: S4C First series: 1998 Programmes to date: 65 Production method: Film Main voices/actors: Phil Reid, Gwyneth Hopkins, Ffion Elain Lewis Character: Tom (pictured right) TV channel: ITV First series: 2003 Programmes to date: 26 Production method: Computer-generated imagery Main voices/actors: James Nesbitt, Liza Tarbuck Character: Little Red TV channel: BBC First series: 2004 Programmes to date: 78 Production method: Stop-frame animation with models Main voices/actors: Stephen Tompkinson, Derek Griffiths