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WATCH: This Awesome Proposal Involves 800 Photos

Posted 12.12.2012 | Weddings

Tim Burton would definitely approve of this marriage proposal. A Colorado man showed off his video editing skills when he created a stop-motion ani...

The Secret To 'Frankenweenie'

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — As far as Tim Burton's concerned, you can't keep a good dog down. And you can't keep a good, old-fashioned form of animation down,...

Mighty Movie Podcast: ParaNorman Directors Sam Fell & Chris Butler

Dan Persons | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

At this point, it stands as my favorite animated film of the year, and I was excited to get a chance to talk with its directors, Sam Fell and Chris Butler.

Movie Review: ParaNorman

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler from a script by Butler, ParaNorman is a marvel of stop-motion animation, built on a script of flat jokes and frantic, frenetic but uninvolving action.

WATCH: This LEGO Proposal Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post | Katharine Lotze | Posted 06.27.2012 | Weddings

Love is a building block of life. And when Anthony Pinder, 24, decided to propose to Ariana Gomez, his girlfriend of six years, he expressed his lo...

Mesmerizing Visualization Of The Flow Of Traffic

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home

Using a medley of different mediums -- paper, timelapse, stop motion -- director Benjamin Ducroz has created a hypnotizing piece of art. In his short ...

A Stop-Motion Tale Of Beard Vs. Razor

Posted 03.26.2012 | Home

"Angry Beard" tells the tale of a man's vicious pile of facial hair. The four-minute stop-motion video shows the battle waged by a pile of hair and th...

The Goriest Lego Animation You'll Ever See!

Posted 03.20.2012 | Arts

You've seen stop motion animation before, but we're guessing you've never seen anything that equals the epic qualities of this little video. Normally ...

Tiny Robots Make A Tiny Jacket

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.27.2012 | Home

This wonderful little stop-motion film calls to mind the elaborate wake-up device in "Wallace & Gromit in The Wrong Trousers" or the "Edward Scissorha...

WATCH: Surreal Stop Motion Animation!

Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

The process of creating stop motion animation is notoriously tedious, with artists spending hours meticulously moving and rearranging objects to creat...

WATCH: Crazy, Choreographed Stop Motion Animation!

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

Stop motion animation has experienced a renaissance in a big way, thanks to artist-driven sharing websites, such as vimeo. With this influx of content...

WATCH: Toys Come Alive, Go On Google Street View Adventure

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.22.2011 | Technology

Google Street View has inspired art projects, identified possible robbery suspects and even snapped photos of a naked woman in Florida. Now, the s...

Another Impressive Stop-Motion Animation Video

Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

In another case of a song being upstaged by its video comes Australian indie artist Hudson's video for "Against the Grain." The video, a collaboration...

WATCH: Mind-Melting Stop Motion Animation

Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts

There may be something inherently childlike about about stop motion animation, but Nico Livesey's latest offering appeals to a deeper sensibility. The...

WATCH: Spike Jonze's New Animated Short

Posted 12.18.2011 | Arts

With his adaptation of Maurice Sendak's "Where The Wild Things Are" and his recent robot love story, "I'm Here," Spike Jonze has been on a creative st...

13 Most Bizarre Stop-Motion Videos | Posted 12.20.2011 | Comedy

With shows like Robot Chicken, Moral Orel, and Frankenhole under our belts, we're obviously no strangers to stop motion animation. Contrary to popular...

WATCH: Converses Come To Life In Student's Stop-Motion Video

| Posted 12.06.2011 | Home

Created for a media productions class at Sandra Day O'Connor High School in Arizona, student Andy Campa's "ad" for Converse sneakers uses the stop-mot...

WATCH: Terrifying Naked Mannequin Walks Around LA

Posted 11.09.2011 | Los Angeles

Warning: depending on your personality, what you're about to see will either delight, amuse, or horrify. Let me set the scene before you press that...

Animation Captured On Smartphone Breaks World Record

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.03.2011 | Technology

What do you get when you combine stop-motion, the Nokia N8 smartphone and a beach in South Wales? A world record, for one thing. These factors als...

Gulp! It's The Largest Stop-Motion Animation Set Ever

Posted 10.03.2011 | Home

From the group that brought us the smallest stop-motion animation ever recorded last year-- now comes the largest set. On 11,000 sq ft of Pendine Beac...

Cy Twombly, Stop-Motion And Sir Mick: Highlights This Week

Posted 09.07.2011 | Arts

We've had a week full of ups and downs here at Huffington Post Arts. We were sad to see Artist Cy Twombly go, and a man stole a Picasso in San Francis...

WATCH: "Follow The Sun" Takes The Classic Intermission Reel To A Dark Place

Posted 09.05.2011 | Arts

Movie intermission and preview reels are as part of the movie-going experience as colossal popcorns and soda as tall as the kids. It's a pretty natura...

WATCH: 'Cicada Princess' Could Make You Love Cicadas

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.23.2011 | Green

Whether you like it or not, they've arrived. The ominous buzzing greets your groggy-just-leaving-for-work face in the morning and, just when you've...

WATCH: ANIMATION ART: Most Innovative Film And Art Animation From The Past 10 Years

Posted 07.24.2011 | Arts

From the big film screen to the small computer screen, the past ten years have seen a boom in animation- both in the film world and the fine art world...

WATCH: ANIMATION: Tim Burton's Haunting Short "Vincent"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(From: Laughing Squid) In 1982, over a decade before A Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton made the stop-motion animated short "Vincent," shown on...