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Category Archives: Stop Motion Animation


Trenches – Blackboard

Easily the longest sequence that we created for the WW1 Uncut films was for the episode ‘Why Trenches’. In it, Dan Snow is explaining to The One Show’s Michael Douglas why Trenches were necessary, and why they were so difficult … Read more ⇒

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A Soldier’s Food – Ration-ality

When we were given the script for a segment of the WW1 Uncut episode ‘A Soldier’s Kit’ that compared the food rations of the German and British soldiers during the war, we knew immediately that the best way to put … Read more ⇒

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GL Assessments – animated education

[iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/44807195″ width=”500″ height=”281″ frameborder=”0″ webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen] We’ve just finished work on a film for GL Assessments, who are a leading provider of independent tests and assessments for school aged children. The aim of the film was to deliver a … Read more ⇒

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Annecy favourites – Story of Him

It’s always nice -though surprisingly rare -when your favourite films from festivals win the awards, but this years Annecy Animation Festival made some very good decisions. The Story of Him, by Pascual Perez, shows the life of an ordinary man and … Read more ⇒

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Annecy favourites – Animated… fish?

One of the things that is so exciting about animation, is the ability to bring pretty much anything to life. And by anything, I mean anything! One of the earliest animators, Vladislav Starevich used dead insects and other animals with teeny little … Read more ⇒

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Skwigly review – The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists

One of the most exciting animated releases this year will undoubtedly by The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists from everyone’s favourite Bristol based stop motion studio. That’s Aardman by the way. The lucky s*ds at Skwigly have been lucky … Read more ⇒

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Stop motion animation – use what you can find

In the last few months I’ve seen a proliferation of really great stop motion films using every day household objects to tell their story. Perhaps this has something to do with the economy – a fully armatured puppet can cost … Read more ⇒

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Animation Studio in London Colney

For various reasons, certain cities around the UK have become little hubs of animation. Bristol is the most obvious perhaps, with other studios basking in the glow of Aardman’s many Oscars and worldwide reputation. Manchester was once a hub too … Read more ⇒

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Stop Motion, Tchaikovsky and Barry Purves

Although he may not ever be harassed by ‘normal people’ when he walks down the high street, become a household name or find himself ‘pap-ed’ and in the pages of Heat Magazine, to most animators, Barry Purves is a God … Read more ⇒

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New Trailer – Aardman’s ‘The Pirates!’

There’s a new trailer out for Aardman’s latest stop motion (presumed) masterpiece “The Pirates! Band of Misfits.” Looks fantastic – good old Aardman doing what they do better than anyone else in the world! It’s a quest that takes our … Read more ⇒

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