A man passes by an overturned box on the sidewalk. He stoops to peek into its hole, and finds a pair of eyes staring back at him. Nirvan Mullick’s stop-motion short was inspired by Kobo Abe’s eponymous novel.
Oscar-nominated stop-motion filmmaker PES is raising funds for his next short film. Submarine Sandwich will feature old sports equipment as delicatessen. Pledge rewards include HD copies of his cookingshort films, t-shirts and toys.
Mikey Please follows up The Eagleman Stag with another metafictional stop-motion short. Marilyn Myller calls attention to the perverted catharsis that we’ve come to prefer over tedious tasks such as examination and reflection.
Director George Metaxas proves a good story and creativity trump slick production values in this amusing paper-cut stop-motion film about two passengers trapped on a doomed space station after they miss the chance to evacuate.
Adam Savage and Tested invited illustrator Marty Cooper – the man behind Aug(De)Mented Reality – to ask him how he makes his viral doodles and stop-motion short films. Then they make one clip, which you can see at 6:45.
It’s the stuff that childhood fantasies are made of in the latest stop-motion film from Counter656, as Optimus Prime takes on the Batmobile and the DeLorean from Back to the Future in an epic fight. Be sure to stick around for a surprise.
(NSFW: Language) The contents of your pantry have never been as hardcore as in this stop-motion animation by Julian Petschek, a hip-hop clip based loosely on the story of Drake and Lil’ Wayne. We kid you not.
How It Should Have Ended and Brotherhood Workshop take on the stop-motion animated LEGO Movie, and the implausible capture of all of those LEGO superheroes towards the end of the flick… as if the rest of the flick was plausible.
The stop-motion lyric video for Vacationer’sThe Wild Life. It’s a bright and cheerful track from Relief, an album that promises to have “a cinematic wallop of positivity-oozing pop.” Stash this one in your summer playlist.
While its imagery may seem primitive at first, the animation in Rodrigo EBA!’s stop-motion short about pollution is instantly more impressive when you realize that it was made entirely from meticulously placed droplets of water and coffee.
Stop-motion master PES pokes fun at bland and cliché hotel service in this funny commercial for the citizenM hotel in Times Square. From now on we’re going to request blood red silk patches in our rooms.
Photographer Rob Whitworth worked with city expert JT Singh to take us on a hypersaturated stop-motion tour of Shanghai, a city brimming with over 4,000 skyscrapers and 14 million people. That traffic spiral is hypnotic.
Creation clashes with destruction in this amazing stop-motion video made by Oh Yeah Wow. It serves a music video for Elliot The Bull’s single Colourblind. Whether or not you like the song, the animation is top notch.
A stop-motion animation by PES, Black Gold was commissioned to promote an Italian jewelry line that features insects. The short has taken a life of it’s own though due to the animator’s expert execution and surreal visuals.
The Sledgehammer-esque music video for Talk is Cheap, by electronica artist Nicholas James Murphy aka Chet Faker, from his album Built on Glass. Toby & Pete made Chet live through four seasons in pseudo-time lapse stop-motion.
(NSFW/Gore) In the distant future, humans have become immortal cyborgs but are unable to reproduce. Takahide Hori’sJunk Head 1 is a funny and horrifying masterpiece of stop-motion. For the love of God, let’s fund the sequel.
The latest trailer for Laika’s upcoming feature The Boxtrolls, we get an inside look at the incredible precision and artistry that goes into the production of their beautifully handmade stop-motion animated films.