Tag: Stop Motion


by Daniel Pickett
October 9, 2015
SuperMansion1  STREAM ‘THE MOST HILARIOUS TWENTY-TWO MINUTES OF TV’ FOR FREE ON TVs, CONNECTED DEVICES, GAME CONSOLES, MOBILE DEVICES AND ONLINE The New York Times calls it “ridiculously entertaining,” the San Francisco Chronicle says it’s “hilarious” – while Nuke the Fridge goes even further calling it “the most hilarious 22 minutes of TV” – and starting today, SuperMansion opens…


by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2015
SuperMansionJewbot1 L’shana tovah, or Happy New Year, from the humanoid robot formerly known as Robobot!  Thanks to his heightened awareness of humanity, he has discovered his Jewish roots, much to the chagrin of … well, just about everyone. JEWBOT (Voiced by Zeb Wells) Age: N/A Powers: A robot with the ability to transform his appendages into any tool. Specialty: Pondering what it means…


by Daniel Pickett
November 17, 2014
ScreenHunter_459 Nov. 17 01.21 The Aliens Minimates have arrived, and the Aliens are facing off against the Colonial Marines in this short stop-motion animated work by Alex Kropinak. The Aliens vs. Marines Single Pack Assortment is available now at comic shops and specialty stores.   Find your nearest comic shop at http://bit.ly/findcomicshop or order online at http://www.diamondselecttoys.com


by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2014
ScreenHunter_03 Nov. 13 08.16 I know this has been kicking around for a few months, but I had never posted it, and it’s awesome!  This video is a great stop motion movie featuring some of the best vehicles in all of pop culture by counter656. This is a video I made for HUHA channel one year ago, its a car…


by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2014
DSTUMStopMoFrank Every year, the spirit of Halloween takes over the world for 31 glorious days, and Diamond Select Toys unleashes a new batch of Monsters! Based on Universal Studios’ iconic horror films of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s, DST’s 7-inch scale Universal Monsters action figures have become an annual tradition, and now they’re starring in their…


by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2014
Hot_wheels_logo EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Ready, Set Go! Today, Hot Wheels® unveils Nitro Warriors: Dare to Connect, an all-new stop-motion video in partnership with award-winning Vanguard Pictures, exploring the thrilling world of Hot Wheels® bringing tracks and stunts to life like never before! From a roaring stadium packed with car spectators to an endless canyon of orange tracks…


by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2014
This was making the rounds this week and it’s so well done I thought it was worth sharing here as well. You Tube’er Harris Loureiro  used Laser Optimus Prime with maketoys Battle Tanker add-on kit and 3rd party Constructicons aka  Maketoys Giant Type-61 to make this stunning stopmotion animation video: Transformers StopMotion Attack On Giant…


by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2014
ScreenHunter_387 Jun. 16 22.21 I have long been a fan of stop-motion animator Alex Kropinak and the work he has done on Marvel.com’s ‘Marvel What The–?!‘ series as well as the Minimate animations he has done for DST.   It was a real thrill to get to meet him in person a couple of years ago while in NYC for Toy…


by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2013
NECA’s Predator Dances – Video Contest Winner The results are in and  NECA have chosen the winner of their Predator Dance Contest! This mind-blowing stop motion video comes from the extremely talented “Mr. Oz” and trust us, it is not to be missed! Check out the video below to watch all your favorite Predators get down, and make sure to check out…


by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2013
Harryhousen1-500x228.jpg We here at AFi are saddened by the passing of special effects legend Ray Harryhausen.  I personally had the opportunity to meet the man twice, hear him lecture once and see some of his legendary models in person.   His work continues to be an inspiration to countless artist and film fans.   He perfected an art…


by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2013
Battle Beasts Minimates Stop-Motion Animation The first series of Battle Beasts Minimates is in stores now, and DST has recreated the opening fight scene of the Battle Beasts comic book mini-series by IDW! With animation by the great Alex Kropinak (Marvel.com’s ‘What the–?!).  Written by Zach Oat and voice work by Jon Gutierrez.


by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2012
Watch your back, Rudolph — the Mad Monster Party has begun! Released in 1967 by stop-motion magnates Rankin-Bass, Mad Monster Party is the horror buff’s bedtime story, the Halloween equivalent of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and a benchmark in the grand tradition of stop-motion animation. Now, 45 years later, Diamond Sleect Toys is giving the…


by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2012
The Marvel heroes and Capcom superstars collide in a barbeque of brutality!


by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2012
New PBS ‘Off Book’ Video Segment – Lego Art The latest installment of the “Off Book” series from PBS is now live. This episode explores how artists have taken the ubiquitous children’s toy, Lego, and used it as a medium to create captivating works of art and design. When most people think of Lego, they think of colored blocks and children building toys to…


by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
Marvel LEGEND’S “The Avengers” Today someone forwarded me this cool YouTube video of the Marvel’s The Avengers trailer… with the characters all replaced with stop motion Marvel Legends figures.   It’s really well done and had to take a crap load of time to do!


by Daniel Pickett
January 16, 2012
New Minimates Stop Motion Short from Kyle Robers I awoke this morning to find another awesome  stop motion short from Kyle Roberts and his  Reckless Abandonment pictures in my in-box.   This is another “Marvelous Short” using Minimates.   Kyle said,”With excitement for the film this summer, here is a slightly sillier version of what the interaction between Spidey and the Lizard will be!”   Of…