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Use 2D or 3D stop motion techniques with clay, Lego, whiteboard, etc. to create an animation. 90 seconds max.

Stop Motion Animation


Stop Motion Animation

This category is for animations that display the technique of repeatedly photographing individual frames of a  physically manipulated object.  Stop-motion animations can be created with puppets, clay, action figures, Legos, paper cut-outs, whiteboard, etc.  Time lapse films are better suited for the Video category. Non-original music may be used with proper permissions and attribution.

  1. Individual or team project (2-3 members)

  2. Time constraint:  90 seconds max from beginning to end.  (An additional 30 seconds of credits may be added at the end.)

  3. Upload to Youtube, Vimeo or other video hosting site and submit URL

  4. Document music as original or license to use and publish. Copyright-free, royalty-free and Creative Commons music is accepted.  Attribute original author in credits. Other music can be used if uploaded to youtube and original artist retains monetization (automatic when detected).

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