stop motion

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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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Vibrant characters with fingerprints occasionally visible in the clay beautifully replicate the charm of stopmotion lands before time conjured by Willis O'Brien and Ray Harryhausen in King Kong, The Valley Of Gwangi and One Million Years BC.
CERTIFICATE: PG (89 mins) In the three decades since Wallace and Gromit blasted off to a moon made entirely of cheese, Aardman Animations has charmed us with a menagerie of unforgettable stopmotion creations.
With art inspired by the stopmotion animation of Tim Burton, it tells the story of Albert and a magical bunny Otto.
Netflix orders Rilakkuma and Kaoru, the first stopmotion animated series based on the popular Japanese characters.
CLAUDE BARRAS' stopmotion animated fable runs to a sprightly 66 minutes but packs a bigger emotional wallop than films twice the length.
The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh has a Makeshop where families can do woodworking, circuitry, textile processing --such as sewing and weaving--and stopmotion animation.
Por lo tanto, las ninas demuestran un mayor nivel de compromiso en la exposicion experiencial, por lo que superan a los ninos en la prueba de conocimiento de videos stopmotion.
Contract awarded for North View Sec - invites quotation for Provision of Stopmotion Animation Course Post-Examination Programme for Sec 2 Cohort on 25 & 26 Oct 2016.
While Cooper's Noah's Ark was unique amongst early biblical films in its use of stopmotion photography and toys, its interest in the spectacle of the Bible at the expense of its story was by no means unique.
Directors: Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson A wonder of a film, "Anomalisa" conveys real emotions, pathos and humanity through the artificiality of stopmotion animation.
StopMotion Recorder gives you a few additional features, the ability to film with different effects such as sepia or black and white for example.