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Stop Motion: The Conflict

For this piece I used the prompt, “Two characters have a disagreement which ultimately destroys both of them.” For the disagreement I had the characters bump into each other. 18 more words

Survey Of Animation

Stop Motion Project

For my stop motion assignment, I had to research an artist to base my work off of.  The artist I chose was Jan Svankmajer.  Jan was known for his clay art and stop motion, creating ridiculous forms and faces.   154 more words

Survey Of Animation

Jan Svankmajer Write up

Jan Svankmajer was a Czech filmmaker who used his experience to create animations of his own using stop motion.  Jan used both clay and also dolls and other objects laying around him to complete his animations.  308 more words


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Jan Svankmajer: Stop Motion

         Jan Svankmajer a Czech born animator is known for his use of clay and inanimate objects that come to life and he is a well known surrealists. 538 more words


Neco Z Alenky (1988)

Czechoslovakia/Switzerland/UK/West Germany/Soviet Union 84m, Colour
Director: Jan Švankmajer; Cast: Kristýna Kohoutová

Loosely based on Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, Neco Z Alenky is a wonderfully macabre and highly creative film that blends live action with stop motion animation. 59 more words