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How to Do Stop Motion Videos on iPads

How to Do Stop Motion Videos on iPads
The Popularity of Stop Motion Effects Stop motion movies date back to the early 20th century, but they have seen a resurgence of late with popular releases like Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run, Coraline and Frankenweenie topping box offices around the world. So, how do they do that? The premise is simple. You take a series of still photographs, each one just slightly different from the last, and you play them back to back to simulate a motion picture video. All it really takes is patience, creativity and the right equipment. Planning All movies need a story. Some people like to script out what they will do for each scene, while others like to create storyboards that give a more visual idea of what will happen at each stage of your movie. Materials & Backgrounds As we saw in the Angry Birds video above, clay animation, or claymation, is a popular form of stop motion animation, but it is not the only option for budding film makers. Equipment Stop Motion Apps Lights, Camera, Action! Editing

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