Tag - stop-motion

Prohibition Ends at Last

Happy Belated Deathday, Prohibition

So I found out too late to put together a post on the day–but yesterday was the 75th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition in the United States. Yes, to our readers outside this country’s borders: there was a time in the...

If Sam Raimi Directed an Episode of...

I had seen this previously but Rox of Spaz-House, resident artist, reminded me of it. And here’s what I want to know: who do you think snapped up the feature film rights to this? Because you know somebody has. Maybe the live action...

War of the Worlds: The Monument

In Woking, England, there stands a tribute to H.G. Wells and those badass Martian tripods that he brought to Earth in 1898. You can’t really point to the tripod itself and say, “Ooh, that’s cool.” I mean: you can...

Harryhausen and Medusa

Happy Birthday, Ray Harryhausen

Ray Harryhausen turns 88 today. Happy birthday to a guy who’s responsible for stop motion as we know it today. And is there anyone alive today who didn’t think the Sinbad movies were the coolest goddamn thing ever? Harryhausen...

The Animal Book

It’s apparently stop motion animation night here at the TechnoCave. Cabinet of Wonders posted some info on a cool-looking animated short called “The Animal Book” by Second Home Productions. You can read about it here, and...

I Want Him in the Games Until He Gets...

We’ve recently seen the Tron lightcycle sequence recreated with actual bikes. Now see it done with stop motion and cardboard. Bonus points for the making-of bits at the end. Direct link for the feedreaders. Found via Cartoon Brew.

How We Met

Most animators really get into their work. And some people take this notion to extremes. Extremes that the rest of us sit back and admire. Showing here: Yes, in case you were wondering, it’s a video that’s supposed to be viral in...

Robot Chicken: 1776

Robot Chicken: 1776

Okay, I wasn’t actually going to post this but then the “Crossing the Delaware” bit just about broke me. So. Here you go. Direct link for the feedreaders. Found via VideoSift.

Softies Throw a Stop Motion Animation Party

Therese Laskey over at Softies Central has a book out. It’s called Softies. No surprises there. But her book will appeal to folks who dig plush toys, naturally, because it deals with how to create your own. It comes with patterns and...

Best of Rocky and Bullwinkle, Vol. 2 DVD

Animation Round-Up

A look at The Best of Rocky and Bullwinkle, Vol. 2, Jungle Book, Legion of Super-Heroes, Vol. 1, Robot Season Season Two Uncensored, Samurai Jack Season 4 and Tom and Jerry Spotlight Collection, Vol. 3.