Entries from March 2010

Monday, March 29th, 2010

More from Rapunzel’s Flight creator Gustavo Arteaga

It’s always nice to get some feedback from animators about Stop.Frame. Puppet animation is a bit neglected online, so the point about this blog is to publicise some of the animators working in the field and also give some practical help and advice to would-be stop-framers. So I was really pleased to receive a comment […]

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

300+ free animated films to watch online

I’ve just come across the national Film Board of Canada’s repository of animated short films online. There are 319 of them (though Madame Tutli-Putli also has its trailer, for some reason, so that’s 318, I guess). They’re part of its wider collection of 1000+ live action, experimental and documentary films online. You can search the […]

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Alice’s Adventures in Middle Earth

This is a bit off-topic for Stop.Frame, given that Tim Burton’s new Alice in Wonderland is a part live action and part digitally animated movie, but what the heck. Here’s my two-minute critique (warning: spoilers ahead). I did enjoy it – certainly much more than the other high-profile 3D movie phenomenon everyone has been talking […]

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Behind the scenes: Doctor Knowgood part 3

Part 1;  Part 2;  Part 3;  Part 4; Part 5; In another slice of Indonesian puppet animation, Arnold Zwanenburg (below with his set) discusses the making of props and sets for his production of Doctor Knowgood – the story of a know-all monkey in a lab coat – and how the local environment inspired his creativity. 3) […]