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Stop Motion Animation

These Two Puppet Wrestlers Will Break Your Heart With Their Bare Wool Hands

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.12.2014 | Arts

The French film festival circuit just can’t quit Fight!, a super-charming animation starring two wrestlers made of wool. It takes less than a min...

Animation Is a Rube Goldberg Machine

Shawn Forno | Posted 08.03.2014 | Arts
Shawn Forno

It's not just that they're indescribably cool or painstaking to make -- no, Rube Goldbergs are so captivating because they're animation that happens in the real world.

This Four-Minute Video, Made Entirely From Yarn, Will Bring Forth Tears

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.20.2014 | Arts

Allow us to interrupt your routine morning activities with a stunning meditation on the limitless possibilities of a spool of yellow yarn. A n...

Beautiful Tribute To A Grandmother Will Bring On Uncontrollable Happy Tears

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

Remembering the loved ones we've lost is a challenge as painful as it is rewarding. If you've ever tried to channel the memory of a life in all its co...

'Noise' Visualizes Sound Through Stop Motion

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.28.2014 | Arts

If you're looking to add some culture to your day, look no further than this fascinating video titled "Noise" that uses stop motion animation to visua...

WATCH: This Green Innovation Is A Load Of Crap

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Green

Earth University, "a non-profit university based in Costa Rica that specializes in sustainable agriculture and natural resources management," has rele...

Loving Vincent: The Painted Movement

Marcin J. Sobczak | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Marcin J. Sobczak

The way to express movement in art was found more than 100 years ago, with the invention of moving pictures by the Lumiere brothers. Many would say that today's world is obsessed with movement.

Lego Stop-Motion Animation Hilariously Recreates A 1984 Macintosh Computer

Posted 12.13.2013 | Arts

Are you a fan of the 1984 version of an Apple Macintosh computer? Because designers Jason Kinsella and Charlotte Bakken are bringing back the tech rel...

Watch Street Artists Transform An Empty Building Into A Graffiti Masterpiece

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

Shortly before a warehouse in Brisbane, Australia was set to be demolished, street artist Sofles (along with selinamiles, Dr. apple, Fintan Magee, Dj ...

Steampunk And Deep Ocean Creatures?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.24.2013 | Arts

Watch LA-based artist PES steampunkify and recreate deep ocean creatures using metal objects like bullet belts, faucet knobs and calipers. PES is ...

Heart-Wrenching Video Shows How One Elderly Man Confronts Loneliness

Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts

In just over seven minutes, Barcelona-based filmmaker Theo Putzu manages to paint the most heart-wrenchingly beautiful depiction of loneliness V...

WATCH: Stop Motion Animation Oil Painting Is Pretty Amazing

Posted 10.03.2013 | Arts

Toro Y Moi, oil painting, stop motion animation. What more could you want? Check out the new video for "Rose Quartz," the fourth single of the indi...

The Squirrel King Aims for All-Ages Transmedia Artcraft

Scott Thill | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Thill

But beyond the best laid plans of squirrels and humans is the primary goal of bringing creative, interactive, handcrafted entertainment to 21st-century viewers who are increasingly being fed a steady diet of desensitized programming.

10 Wildly Cute Stop-Motion Videos To Brighten Your Day

Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts

Today we're giving major Instagram props to Rachel Ryle, a stop-motion maven with an eye for turning everyday machines into preciously packed narrativ...

If The Legend Of Goldilocks Got A Disco Makeover

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts

If the legend of Goldilocks got a disco makeover, the result may look something like this achingly cool music video for Baltimore-based synthpop band ...

WATCH: Trailer For New Animated Movie Makes History By Featuring Same-Sex Parents!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.03.2013 | Gay Voices

Laika, the same company that brought us "Coraline" and last year's Oscar-nominated "Paranorman," returns with the trailer for their next feature, "The...

Dr. Who Animation Is Everything We Could Want And More

Posted 04.02.2013 | Arts

If you are one of the many avid fans anxiously awaiting the 50th anniversary episode of the beloved British sci-fi spectacle known as Doctor Who, then...

WATCH: Delightful Stop-Motion Claymation

Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts

When the Australian indie import Atlas Genius released their first single "Trojans" in the US in 2011, it was an instant hit among the Death Cab-lovin...

This Stop-Motion Animation Video Will Warm Your Heart

Posted 02.25.2013 | Arts

When Dina Velikovskaya, a student at the Russian State University of Cinematography, set out to make the heartwarming stop-motion video "My Strange Gr...

Never Mind About the Reindeer Who Saved Christmas -- Meet the Woman Who Rescued Rudolph and Santa Claus

Jim Hill | Posted 02.23.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Remember the film Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer? Well, in real life, the 9-inch tall Claus and 5-inch tall reindeer puppets used in the making of this 1964 production wound up spending the next 40 years under less than ideal conditions.

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...