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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Deer", is a 20-minute stop motion animation which utilizes the puppet technique to narrate a story set in an unknown time, in a ruined subway station which is similar to those in modern European societies.
In the 'Animation and Music Making', for those aged 10 to 13 years, students will make their own short story and work with music to create a final short stop motion animation video using props made from paper, play-doh and different 3D objects.
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The sixth edition of SICFF shared its floor with child animation coach and stop motion artist, Diaa Malaeb, from Lebanon, who has formerly worked with Save the Children, and now dedicates his time to take his skills to teach refugee children stop motion animation techniques in Yemen, Tunis, Uganda, Iraq, Lebanon, and several other countries.
The video's narrative chronicles the stories of the four women through stop motion animation and dolls.
Works can be submitted be in English or Arabic and can be live action or stop motion animation, and must be suitable for an under 18 audience.
"Through his four years in further education, and working with specialist staff and tutors at Bridgend College, Tomas is now officially a student at USW to study a 2D and stop motion animation course.
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