claymation

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claymation

A form of stop-motion animation that uses actual clay figures which are molded into different positions for each frame. See stop-motion animation.
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"He was the first to develop clay animation techniques and the first to use them in full-length feature films.
Djurberg is known for her use of stop-motion clay animation to depict the macabre depths of the human soul.
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Clay animation (abbreviated to claymation) is the most common example of a stop-motion animation, but its use in school classrooms is rare.
After a successful debut on The Howdy Doody Show, Gumby soon became the star of its own hit television show, The Adventures of Gumby, the first to use clay animation on television.
Gary and Michael, otherwise known as Batt and Ball Animations, received the funding they needed to turn their clay animation hobby into a business from the ID8 panel last year.
Stop-motion clay animation is the basis for Swedish artist Nathalie Djurberg's first live work, populated by demented children and horny adults.
Japan was expecting the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film to go to ''Howl's Moving Castle'' directed by celebrated Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki, but the prize was awarded to popular clay animation ''Wallace & Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit.''
2005 by Shintaro Kishimoto (Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan), Stand by Me: Marionette Boy Archer by Shin Minamizawa (age 29; Kyoto Prefecture, Japan), the puppet animation One Day Eterniday by Jean Pierre Tenshin (age 41; Tokyo; Selected Work), and the clay animation O Ditado (Dictation) by Studio Elementare (Brazil; Selected Work).
It's not often you can say with any degree of certainty or pride that British is best in the world of film, but in the painstaking field of stop-motion clay animation, Bristol-based Aardman Animations, creators of Creature Comforts, Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run, are truly the mutt's nuts (sorry Gromit).
But in the painstaking field of stop-motion clay animation, Bristol's Aardman Animations, creators of Creature Comforts, Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run, are truly the mutt's nuts (sorry Gromit!).
Students will create their own clay animation movie in the camp, which runs from 8:30 a.m.