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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The duo, Marc Brew, a dancer and choreographer, and Joel Simon, a stop motion animator, shared their experiences and thoughts about the challenges of being disabled artists.
It is quite simple, you can try it too," says Zsuzsanna Szabo, a Hungarian stop motion animator and teacher, as she shows us how by drawing two parts of our picture on two different round papers and later sticking them together with a rope in between we can create our own thaumatrope.
The one-time stop motion animator still has a love for things mechanical and shares his stage with bespoke instruments like the Sister Spinster, the Hornicator and Cadillac Beatspinner Wheel.