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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It proved to be a trailblazer for music videos, featuring stopmotion animation, reverse effects and the super-imposing of characters and scenes.
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Other workshops include computer game design, coding and stopmotion animation.
He created his first stopmotion film at the age of 11 and founded Morgspenny Productions a year later.
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Specialising in the painstaking stopmotion form of animation, they first provided animated sequences for Vision On, the BBC programme for deaf children.
As 12 fotografias sinalizam a distensao da tomada, realizada pela decomposicao do movimento, separando cada gesto da personagem numa imagem fixa, como um stopmotion desmontado.
In 2009, he dipped his big toe into stopmotion animation with a quirky adaptation of Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox.