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Stick Your Face In It!

Scene 04 – Banks Goin’ Broke


We were super excited about this shot, as it proved to be the only bit of stop-motion animation that we worked into the whole piece. Ian carved this set out of green floral foam, then animated it frame-by-frame using pins to keep it all in place. The program he is using called Dragon and it allows us to scrub back and forth between frames before we take a picture so we can make sure it all lines up…

Here is what the final stop-motion footage looked like before we color corrected it and brought it into the film…

And if you have a closer look, every frame is like its own amazing abstract sculpture…


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