The Dillon Markey story: In 1989, Nintendo released the Power Glove for its Nintendo Entertainment System.  In 2015, Dillon Markey modified a Nintendo Power Glove, turning this humble Nintendo relic of a bygone generation into the most awesome stop motion animation tool ever made. Dillon Markey is an animator for Robot Chicken and PES, among other […]

In my last installment, we completed the color work grading our movie.  Unfortunately, as I have learned the hard way, nothing in life is free. It is not that Paul or Mark or Michael were anything but the kindest, most generous people – they are. The issue is that at that point no film had […]

“The Music Scene” from Anthony Francisco Schepperd on Vimeo. There are times when being a Blockhead is a very good thing.  This is one of them.  Expertly done animation choreographed to incredible awesome music. Awarded the Best Commissioned Animation at Ottawa International Animation Festival. Awarded Best Short Animated Film at Woodstock Film Festival. Official music […]

Dream from Vaya on Vimeo. Master CG Architects at Vaya Studio in Sofia, Bulgaria, all got together one cold winter’s day and decided to have some fun with dream animation.  Above is the short dream animation movie result done at Vaya Studio.  When the dream animation gets so good that it fools even professional photographers into […]

  I know the opening “Tissue” line is an old West Virginia play on words, but it is an accurate description of this story.  This is one of the best time lapse animations I have seen put together,  a monumental execution task for a masterpiece outcome.  It goes to show that once in a rare […]

The Falcon from Scot Hampton on Vimeo. The Falcon is a steampunk stop-motion film starring Professor Weston (ISO 50), Silly Patty (+2/-2 EV) and ‘Howell’ the Owl (f/256) during the Age of Argus as they journey throughout the Focal Kingdom.   The Falcon is composed entirely of macro-photographed hardware pieces from disassembled vintage/antique cameras, ‘The […]

The Owl and the Pussycat from Suzanne Birrell on Vimeo. The Owl and the Pussycat is a “coloring book” style animation set to music written, directed, and vocals by Suzanne Birrell.  Guitar – Tom Duarte.  Lyrics-Now public domain, originally written by Edward Lear (circa 1871). CALICO PIE One hundred-sixty years ago in the fanciful world […]