An Artist Created a Stop-Motion Short Film Using 1139 Light Paintings

Light painting is the process of using light and long exposure photography to create almost electric-looking works of art. This bit of light trickery has been used by artists and hobbyists to create stunning visual works as well as recreating the proton streams from GhostBusters. But Darren Pearson, also known as… » 1/25/15 2:25pm Yesterday 2:25pm

Cute love story animated completely with latte art

Latte art is great for making you feel a little bit special in the beginning of the day and absolutely necessary for any hashtag coffee Instagram post but it turns out, latte art also makes for a cute way to tell a stop motion animation love story too. Follow along this spot that uses 1,000 cups of latte to show love. » 12/27/14 12:58am 12/27/14 12:58am

Fantastic stop-motion film turns common objects into delicious sandwich

The latest stop motion animation by awesome artist PES is entitled Submarine Sandwich. It's an endlessly creative take on the classic deli sub sandwich (or hero or hoagie or whatever you call it). But instead of using typical deli meats, the animation 'slices' old sports gear like boxing gloves and baseball mitts and… » 12/10/14 9:30pm 12/10/14 9:30pm

This GIF shows how much work goes into making stop motion animation

In this clip from the movie The Boxtrolls (it's the end credits scene), you see how the stop motion animation of that beautiful film was made. There aren't any shortcuts, somebody has to move the characters, move out of the way, film it and then move the characters over and over again to get it right. » 12/03/14 12:19am 12/03/14 12:19am

In The Boxtrolls, 3D Printing Makes Stop Motion Animation Look Magical

The Boxtrolls takes you into a beautiful bright Dickensian world where cheese means status and box-clad trolls are at the bottom of society. It's the biggest stop motion production ever, and it would've been impossible a few years ago. But the creators of the film took a 75-year-old technique and introduced a whole… » 9/19/14 3:00pm 9/19/14 3:00pm

Magic bookcase makes itself in neat stop-motion video

I don't know about you, but sometimes I daydream that I have the power to move stuff or make wonderful things with my mind alone—because I can't be bothered to move from my sofa, really. Superlazyass-Man. That would be my superhero name. Or Mary Poppins. And my superpower will look just like this video. » 8/27/14 11:28pm 8/27/14 11:28pm

Watch This Incredible "Transformers" Stop-Motion Movie Right Now

Save yourself the $12 (or whatever it costs these days) it takes to see the new Transformers movie and watch this instead. A clever YouTube user named Harris Loureiro created an awesome video that blends computer effects and stop-motion features to depict a fight between Optimus Prime and an army of Constructicons. » 7/05/14 2:22pm 7/05/14 2:22pm

An Army of 3D-Printed Bears Went Into This Adorable Animation

Well, shucks: this Bears on Stairs stop-motion clip is just adorable, and, whaddya know, it's as impressive as it is cute. London-based creative agency DBLG 3D-printed a different figurine for each and every frame of the clip, resulting in surprisingly realistic movement for an angular white mammal. » 4/14/14 3:20pm 4/14/14 3:20pm

A Charming Adventure Around the World Animated With Office Supplies

A girl named Elastika lives in a world made of office supplies, but her escapades are a far cry from cubicle drudgery. With just some pushpins and rubber bands, filmmaker Guillaume Blanchet takes her—and us—around the world in screeching cars, sinking ships, and even rockets. Can you catch all the famous sights that… » 4/02/14 6:00pm 4/02/14 6:00pm

This cute stop motion animation was made entirely with drops of water

Who knew a sad story told through water drops can be so fun to watch? This stop motion animation called Cachoeira (which means waterfall in Portuguese) by Rodrigo EBA! is illustrated with a little droplet man in a little droplet car trying to take a dip in a little droplet waterfall. I find it adorable. » 2/25/14 9:20pm 2/25/14 9:20pm

Four seasons pass in three minutes in this beautiful stop-motion video

Time doesn't stop for anybody. Seasons keep rolling one after the other. Weather could care less if you're cold or hot or just right. And life eventually ends. This new stop motion music video directed by Toby and Pete for Chet Faker's Talk Is Cheap examines all that in 3 minutes. It's mesmerizing to see a year's life… » 2/20/14 7:57pm 2/20/14 7:57pm

What's Your Favorite Lego Stop-Motion Animation Ever?

Kinja user David Pickett claims the Spider-man vs Doctor Ock short below is technically one of the best Lego stop-motion animations ever, probably tied with the one above—Star Wars: The Han Solo Affair. But there are many more, including the ones in our old Lego animation contest. What's your favorite Lego stop-motion? » 7/29/13 12:50am 7/29/13 12:50am