Largest Stop-Motion Animation Ever Shot On Cellphone
Wow, I thought getting a new high score on Fruit Ninja was a good use of my phone, but the folks at Nokia have set a new standard for achievement. They teamed up with Aardman Animations and a duo called Sumo Science to film the world’s largest stop-motion animation on a Nokia N8 mobile:
Stop-motion animations (like the Rudolph Christmas Special) are usually shot on a tiny indoor set with doll-sized figurines. This movie was filmed on 11,000 square feet of beach with a human being acting as the main “puppet.” To take the photographs for the animation, three Nokia N8s were mounted on a crane.
This isn’t even Nokia and Aardman’s first record-setting collaboration. In 2010, they teamed up to create the world’s smallest stop-motion animation, using a cellphone microscope attachment. “Dot” stars a girls who is 9mm tall, or small enough to stand on the head of a pin:
What have you done with your phone lately?