October 23, 2010

Nokia + microscope + 3D printer = Tiny stop motion

The folks at Aardman Animations have created “the world’s smallest stop-motion animation character,” filming the results using a Nokia N8 paired with a microscope:

The making-of video (in which After Effects makes a little cameo) is fascinating:


Posted by John Nack at 2:55 PM on October 23, 2010


  • Lars Ekdahl — 1:19 AM on October 24, 2010


  • Peter Hölzel — 2:15 AM on October 24, 2010

    and what has a 3d printer do do with it?

  • Erki Esken — 3:42 AM on October 24, 2010

    Peter, 3D printer was used to make the 50 models of the girl. See the making of video for details.

  • Mike Lynch — 4:50 AM on October 24, 2010

    Aardman gave us Wallace & Gromit!


    [Oh, dude, we watch The Wrong Trousers *literally every day* around here, if not more than once. Our 2-year-old could not be more hooked. –J.]

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