iPhones to DSLRs: The State of D-I-Y Stop Motion Filmmaking

by Peter D. Marshall

by Wesley Fenlon.

In high school, I spent a week’s worth of video production classes toying with a ball of red Play-Doh and a small set of LEGO pieces. After every slight adjustment to the Play-Doh I snapped a digital photograph and made another adjustment. The little red ball grew into a tomato, complete with a green leafy hairdo and a gaping mouth used to devour an innocent LEGO man in delightful stop motion.

My first and only stop motion animation, an homage to Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, was surprisingly easy to make even with the crappy equipment available in my public school a decade ago. These days, it’s an absolute cake walk.

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