In 2013, Polish directors Kijek/Adamski used 2000 PVC cutouts to make a video for Japanese singer Shugo Tokumaru, and now they are at it again! They laser-cut metal sheets to create hundreds of shapes (trees, computers, bridges…), painted and aligned one-by-one for a promotional animated film for Curtin University. My favorite part of the sequence […]
Stop-motionÂ animation is a very time consuming art form, with hours and sometimes days spent on the smallest detail; a human expression for example. But sometimes the most difficult and frustrating things in life and art can yield beautiful results.Â So sit back and enjoy as I handpick for you a selection of groundbreaking stop-motion films. Top: […]
Two years ago, Peter Simon directed a stop-motion video called “Trim,” which showed a bald man becoming hairy in 38 seconds. Now working with the same model named Tom Offer-Westort, his newest film includes someone holding a pen who touches Westortâ€™s head and face to magically add hair. It is similar to the first movie, […]
Directors Kijek/Adamski used 2000 PVC silhouette cutouts to make this incredibly creative music video. Applying the stop-motion technique, the filmmakers had a painstaking task of aligning all shapes, which you can see in the making-of at the bottom of post. This project serves to promote Japanese musician Shugo Tokumaruâ€™s new song titled, “Katachi” (meaning shape). […]
There are beautiful drawings by Chinese illustrator Reeo Zerkos. A must-see is a stop-motion video within post titled, “The Magic in Book.”
Belgian studio Soon has made a promotional stop-motion video for Twixl media. The clip is an interesting watch because it is fully typographic and illustrated with chalk by Kelly De Ceuninck, and Pieter Vanhoutte. Additionally, it has been creatively directed by Jim Van Raemdonck, and typography and art direction by Lee Skinner. See also: “Getting […]
Jake Fried has illustrated a number of animated movies using ink, Wite-Out, and a bit of coffee. The artist has created complex images that intertwine and superimpose in each frame, and it obviously took him a lot of time to make these 1 minute stop-motion films.
This is a stop-motion film inspired by the novel “The Old Man and the Sea” by Ernest Hemingway. The movie is entertaining to watch, because you see Hagen Reiling frenetically drawing each scene. Additional credits go to director and animator Marcel Schindler, and music by Awolnation.
I have always been a fan of silhouette art. And I really enjoyed viewing David A. Reevesâ€™s cinematic paper cutouts.
Over 100 high school students drew 3000 illustrations for a music video entitled â€śBubbles In Space,â€ť which is sung by Michael Andrews. The video was directed/produced by Josh Hassin, art direction by Jeremy Farson, edited by Franck Deron, and photographed by The Joelsons.