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LED bulbs suitable for stop motion?

  Are LED light bulbs, the screw in kind you can get at WalMart, Home Depot, ect.., suitable for stop motion work? Or will  they create a f…

Started by Darren Nemeth

4 Feb 7, 2019
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

4 SKILLS THAT A FILM DIRECTOR MUST HAVE

A director must speak the language of an actor, editor, camera operator, sound engineer and so on so as to successfully accomplish the maki…

Started by Vishal Gupta

1 Dec 5, 2018
Reply by Strider

Motion control slider or rig.

Hello guys. I know this was discussed probably few times, but I still can't figure it out. Cuz I am not a very tech guy. I need stepper mot…

Started by Andrew AJ

37 Aug 3, 2018
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Issue in making animation video

HI, I am trying to make an animation video of specific duration (e.g. I have 4000 steps and need to make a video of 20 seconds).However, I…

Started by spadekevin

3 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Greyguy

Why are my drawing tools not working?

Hi, I have TVP Animation 10 (10.0.11-32 bits) and I opened up tvpaint today and discovered my drawing tools (pen, brush, ect) arn't workin…

Started by spadekevin

1 Jun 25, 2018
Reply by StopmoNick

Professional Production Rigging with Berkey Systems

Hey guys! I was wondering if anyone had any experience using the products from Berkey Systems for rigging on their stop motion sets? I rea…

Started by Kevin Stratton

5 Feb 27, 2018
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Animator´s Calendar 2018 - SALE! :)

Hi, animation lovers! I wrote You few months ago about the firts Animator´s Calendar in the world. (full article about the calendar is here…

Started by Karolina Cizkova

0 Feb 21, 2018

Stop motion pro help

Hi Guys, Sorry if I put this in the wrong area, wasn't exactly sure where this question goes.  So I'm helping my partner make a stop motio…

Started by Alex

3 Jan 19, 2018
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Animator´s Calendar 2018!

Hi animators! I have already finished the first calendar for animator´s - Animator´s Calendar 2018! It was created by Animuj.cz - website a…

Started by Karolina Cizkova

0 Dec 28, 2017

Camera slider recommendation?

Hi guys, here again. Didn't update for a long time, struggling with life... OK, I was wondering if anyone could provide me some advice abou…

Started by cookieeeeee

2 Dec 19, 2017
Reply by Adam Taylor

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