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#1 George Simpson

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 06:57 PM

This is my final A-level project for Film Studies. Story is a bit random, but thought i would showcase my stop motion techniques. First time i have ever done a stop motion film so sorry for any mistakes you see.



Hope you enjoy it.

Any Comments welcome.

Thanks

George.
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#2 George Simpson

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 04:17 AM

im 17 by the way.
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#3 Tom Hepburn

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 09:28 AM

Hi George,

Very interesting. Don't worry about mistakes so early on. As time goes by you'll still make them, but we just learn how to hide them better :D

Also, there was some decent narrative going on for some of it. I would try to develop storytelling as you go along. As you say there are a few little things to fine tune in terms of the motion, but a great first effort.

Good luck,
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#4 Serge Teulon

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 10:14 AM

I really enjoyed it!
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#5 George Simpson

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 12:31 PM

Thanks Tom and Serge. It is my first time, but i know there are some stop motion experts on here, so its great to get you opinions.
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#6 Aaron Solomon

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 05:05 PM

Great! Did you just take stills or use video and undercrank/use an intervelometer?

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#7 George Simpson

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 01:54 PM

Great! Did you just take stills or use video and undercrank/use an intervelometer?

Aaron


Yep, just stills, over 5,00. I'm glad you liked it. Intervelometer sounds complicated!
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#8 George Simpson

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 03:30 PM

bump
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#9 Satsuki Murashige

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 04:26 PM

Cool! You've got some clever transitions and shots in there, made me laugh. Keep up the good work :)
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Posted 19 January 2010 - 06:00 PM

Haven't had a chance to look at it yet George, but I assume you mean five THOUSAND?
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#11 George Simpson

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 08:31 AM

Haven't had a chance to look at it yet George, but I assume you mean five THOUSAND?


Yeah your right Karl, 5000 photos, i forgot a "0" on the previous reply. But have a look and give a comment or rate if you can.
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#12 Andrzej Ford

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Posted 21 January 2010 - 02:59 PM

Yeah your right Karl, 5000 photos, i forgot a "0" on the previous reply. But have a look and give a comment or rate if you can.
Thanks.



awesome video, i assume you've seen "paul vs tony". If not they're on youtube and they're pretty much the celebrities of doing similar style stop motion videos.
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#13 George Simpson

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Posted 21 January 2010 - 06:31 PM

awesome video, i assume you've seen "paul vs tony". If not they're on youtube and they're pretty much the celebrities of doing similar style stop motion videos.


Yep, i got inspiration from them. I would love my film to be recognised like theirs!
Thanks for viewing!
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#14 George Simpson

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:43 AM

BUMP!
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#15 Simon Wyss

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 10:40 AM

Great pixilation!
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#16 George Simpson

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 07:31 AM

Great pixilation!


What you mean by that?
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#17 George Simpson

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 07:38 AM

What you mean by that?


Sorry i know what you mean, wrong forum!!

Thanks very much!
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#18 George Simpson

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Posted 15 March 2010 - 09:31 AM

bump :)
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Posted 19 March 2010 - 07:14 PM

Really Really awesome, I can't believe that is your first stop motion! Great work, i cant wait to see more
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#20 George Simpson

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Posted 21 March 2010 - 04:27 PM

Really Really awesome, I can't believe that is your first stop motion! Great work, i cant wait to see more


Thanks very much Todd!! I will keep you posted if i do another one.
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