Saturday, March 24, 2012

Perfect Stop Motion

This origami stop motion was obviously very VERY meticulously crafted:

--Origami Stop Motion Videos by Sipho Mabona.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Food Systems Animation

Michael Pollan's Food Rules

This video is a good example of using animation sparingly in a way that illustrates the message of the story rather than overwhelming the viewer with superfluous imagery.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Opening Sequence - Six Feet Under

I thought this was another good example, particularly from 1:19 on, of animating still photography in interesting ways.  This clip is the opening sequence of Six Feet Under:

Opening Sequence - Nip/Tuck

The opening sequence for Nip/Tuck nicely demonstrates techniques that can be used to animate still shots.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Paper Cut-Outs

This is a simple animation that was done as a school project.  It is a little rough, but I think it does a good job of demonstrating how a consistent style and design can be more important than fancy effects.

Stop Motion Reel

My roommate is a film director and this is a link to his stop motion reel:

Eriq Wities

I find it very interesting talking to him about technique and programs, not to mention witnessing how many hours the material preparation, filming, and editing take.