Stop-motion animation has a long history in Hollywood, from films like King Kong to Coraline, but it can also be a fun and relatively easy weekend art project. Whether you're a hobbyist looking for a creative outlet for yourself or your kids, or a professional who wants to try stop motion, this course will help you create your own short stop-motion films. Rich Harrington shows how to shoot the initial sequences with an iPad, smartphone, or DSLR camera, and then assemble them into a short animated movie using iMovie and the iStopMotion app. He'll also show how to export your final project and get it ready to share or move into a professional or semiprofessional video editing application.
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What is stop motion and how does it work?
Stop motion vs. time lapse
Shooting stop motion with a tablet or smartphone
Lighting your environment
Directing the animation
Working with filters and color
Shooting in reverse