Tag: Stop Motion

 

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…

 

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