Frame by Frame

With stop motion animation the beauty is in the detail. The articles in this section take defining moments, single shots, unique inspirations or specific techniques, and take a close-up look at the detail that goes into creating such magical cinematography.

Frame by Frame: An Old School Steadicam Shot

In one shot Chuck Steel is running along a hospital corridor. As he runs he turns corners, travels through a doorway, jumps over obstacles and punches random background characters as he goes.  The camera keeps just ahead of him. A move of this type would usually require an elaborate motion control rig.

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