Stop Motion Animation

Timeline created by HanaPater
  • The Humpty Dumpty Circus

    The Humpty Dumpty Circus
    Where a toy circus of acrobatics and animals come to life. This was the first instance of the stop motion techniques.
  • Fun in a bakery shop.

    Fun in a bakery shop.
    Used the stop trick technique in the lightning sequence. Stop trick is where an object is filmed and then when the camera is off the object is moved out of the focus of the camrea therefor appearing as if the object had moved on its own.
  • The haunted hotel.

    The haunted hotel.
    This is a new stop motion film which was created by J. Stuart Blackton
  • A Sculptor's Welsh Rarebit Nightmare

    The sculptor is cooking a Welsh rarebit. A gas collector arrives and demands payment of his bill. Unable to obtain the same, the gas is turned off. An army officer calls and demands the delivery of three life size busts, which he had ordered some time previous.
  • The Beautiful Lukanida

  • The Battle of the Stag Beetles

    The Battle of the Stag Beetles
    Ladislaw Starevich began making 3-d stop motion animated films (puppet films, as he called them) in 1910 and continued creating them until his death. He had interests in a number of different areas; by 1910 he was named Director of the Museum of Natural History in Kovno, Lithuania.
  • The Ant and the Grasshopper

    The Ant and the Grasshopper
  • The Automatic Moving Company

  • adaptation of Romeo and Juliet

    Helena Smith Dayton, began experimenting with clay stop motion
  • The Lost World

    The Lost World
    The Lost World is a 1925 silent fantasy adventure film and an adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's 1912 novel of the same name. The movie was produced by First National Pictures, a large Hollywood studio at the time, and stars Wallace Beery as Professor Challenger. This version was directed by Harry O. Hoyt and featured pioneering stop motion special effects by Willis O'Brien
  • King Kong

    King Kong
    King Kong is a 1933 American Pre-Code fantasy monster/adventure film directed and produced by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. The screenplay by James Ashmore Creelman and Ruth Rose was from an idea conceived by Cooper and Edgar Wallace. It stars Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot and Robert Armstrong, and opened in New York City on March 2, 1933 to rave reviews.
  • Star wars triligy

    Star wars triligy
    In the 1970s and 1980s, Industrial Light & Magic often used stop motion model animation for films such as the original Star Wars trilogy: the chess sequence in Star Wars, the Tauntauns and AT-AT walkers in The Empire Strikes Back, and the AT-ST walkers in Return of the Jedi were all stop motion animation
  • Closed Mondays

    It became the world's first stop motion film to win an Oscar. Will Vinton followed with several other successful short film experiments including The Great Cognito, Creation, and Rip Van Winkle which were each nominated for Academy Awards. In 1977, Vinton made a documentary about this process and his style of animation which he dubbed "claymation"; he titled the documentary Claymation.
  • The Sand Castle

    The Sand Castle
    Hoedeman was one of dozens of animators sheltered by the National Film Board of Canada, a Canadian government film arts agency that had supported animators for decades. A pioneer of refined multiple stop motion films under the NFB banner was Norman McLaren, who brought in many other animators to create their own creatively controlled films.
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    The Nightmare Before Christmas
    Tim Burton's nightmare before christmas.