This title presents everything you need to create stop-motion videos on your mobile phone or digital camera. You can learn how to make stop-motion videos like a professional. Using tips and tricks from the experts, discover 2-D and 3-D techniques with puppets, clay-modelling, morphing and pixilation. From storyboarding to the editing suite, you'll find everything you need to know inside this mini stage set box. It includes gadgets to make, double-sided fold-out stage set, press-out props and 32-page director's handbook. It is written in conjunction with consultant Helen Nabarro, head of Animation Direction at the National Film and Television School. It contains 30 props, press-out puppet, double-sided fold-out stage set, storyboard templates, zoetrope kit and make-your-own thaumatrope.
Helen Piercy studied Graphic Design at Norwich University College of the Arts gaining a first class honours in Animation, and an MA from the National Film and Television School. Her graduation film Goodbye Mr Pink premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival and went on to screen at festivals worldwide. She runs animation workshops in schools and communities throughout London, working with children of all age groups and abilities. She has directed an animated short narrated by Alan Rickman and her clients include the World Wildlife Fund, BBC Radio One, London Fashion Week, Sky Arts and Sadler's Wells Theatre.