The Modern Dance

Animated in Cardboard: Stop-Motion Modern Dance

Sometimes the most inspiring videos are only brief glimpses of brilliance. Rogier Wieland’s stop-motion animation, The Modern Dance, is just such a piece – lasting only 1 short minute, but packing a whole lot of visual inspiration onto those few ...
The Joy of Books

When Books Play at Night

Sean and Lisa Ohlenkamp like to re-organize book shelves and make snappy animations. See their latest example below set to custom music as they re-organize a book store in Toronto. Beautiful and rhythmic; it’s all for a love of books.
Frictions Burayan 2

Dancing Pieces of Paper in Stop-Motion

Scraps of paper come to life, dancing and transforming in Steven Briand’s captivating short films. Also known as Burayan, the Paris based director uses combinations of live action and stop motion to create seamlessly flowing pieces of video art. Here ...
Address is Approximate

Beautiful Stop Motion Journey Using Google Maps

A tiny desk toy takes a journey from the office to the Pacific coast, thanks to Google Maps. I can’t get over how well done this stop-motion animation was made… and how cleverly. A personal project of director Tom Jenkins, ...
tear

Tear & Cut: 2 Stop Motion Videos Made with Paper

These two stop motion videos are so incredibly clever. Using paper isn’t too unusual, but tearing off pieces of the paper and then running the film backwards definataly got our attention. The effect makes objects take shape as if by ...