The late Ray Harryhausen is beloved for his groundbreaking visual effects work in movies like Jason and the Argonauts. The Royal Ocean Film Society delves into Harryhausen’s mastery of stop-motion animation and how he combined it with live-action film footage to bring humans and creatures together on screen.
Awesome Ray Harryhausen
The 1963 classic Jason and the Argonauts is known for its masterful use of stop-motion by the great Ray Harryhausen. CaptRobau was curious to know what the animation would look like at a higher frame rate, so he used motion interpolation software to smooth out the action. He did something similar to the original King Kong.