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Stop Motion: Passion, Process and Performance,9780240520605

Stop Motion: Passion, Process and Performance

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 12/4/2007
Publisher(s): ROUTLEDGE


Be inspired by award-winning animator Barry Purves honest insight into the creative process of making stop motion animations, using his own classic films to illustrate every step along the way. With Barry's enthusiasm for puppets in all their many guises and in-depth interviews from some of the world's other leading practitioners, there is advice, inspiration and entertainment galore in Stop Motion: Passion, Process and Performance. And there's more! Many of the artists and craftsmen interviewed have contributed their own specially drawn illustrations - showing their inspirations, heroes and passion for their craft. These beautiful images help make the book a truly personal journey into the heart of the animation industry with broad appeal for anyone with a love of animation. * Discover the potential of puppets and models with personal insight from some of the worlds most experienced stop motion animators. * Get advice on everything from the initial concept, to scriptwriting and costume through to directing, animating and postproduction. * Go behind the scenes with beautiful colour illustrations and production shots that bring the process to life.

Table of Contents

Passionp. 1
Smoke and Mirrorsp. 3
Evolving into Stop Motionp. 9
Puppetsp. 19
Recurring Imagesp. 45
Getting Personalp. 59
Processp. 87
Ideas and Storytellingp. 89
Shaping Ideasp. 105
Different Techniquesp. 131
Preparationp. 155
Performancep. 191
Getting Movingp. 193
On the Setp. 217
Using the Bodyp. 231
Productionp. 253
Directingp. 301
Widening the Scopep. 317
Finalep. 335
Indexp. 345
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