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50 Incredible Stop Motion Videos

Stop motion animation is one of the hottest areas of film-making today. Stop motion is an animation art through which one can spring life in inanimate things and do the unnatural. It works by shooting a single frame of an object, then moving the object slightly, and then shooting another frame. When the film runs continuously in a film projector, or other video playback system, the illusion of fluid motion is created and the objects appear to move by themselves. This is similar to the animation of cartoons, but using real objects instead of drawings.

Well, how can you make use of stop motion in web design? Some design agencies integrate stop motion in their showreels, some may use it to present a product or a service. The main advantage of the technique is that it really looks different, unusual and therefore memorable. In technical terms, stop motion consists of many forms according to techniques used to create, animate and film it – pixilation, cutout animation, time-lapse, clay animation and many more. Stop motion animation is time-consuming, repetitive process which requires patience.

Below we present over 50 amazing examples of stop motion videos, a tribute to hard work of animators, artists and creative folks.

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Fat City Reprise – Long Gone7 video by Cesar Kuriyama8
Music video was created entirely from 45,000 Photographs taken by a Nikon D200 DSLR.
This Photographs were stitched together to create the illusion of video.

Human Tetris9 video by www.notsonoisy.com10

Super Mario Bros 3 LEGO11 video by jmehatesyou12

Human Skateboard13 video by SneauxShoesVideo14

Happy Thanksgiving15 video byMentalLapse16

Abstract thoughts17 video by Darryn ray18

A short love story19 video by Carlos Lascano20

Chess clay stop motion21 video by ricx7822

Shaving by Hand23 video by theyear198824

PSP Commercial video by dark420bishop

7x7x7 cube assembly25 video by qythium26

Rubik’s Cube27 video by viralvideos28

Lego Millenium Falcon29 video by technomonkeymedia30

Chocolate creme suicide31 video by chuwichuwi

Tony vs Paul32 video by Tetriscide33

Video by Kendall Hunt34

Commercial – Swiss Made35 video by filmbaeckerei36

Western Spaghetti37 video by PES38

Commercial: Even your food wants it video by DestinationPro39

Tomato video by Androsky Knauer40

Livin La Vida Sconsin41 video by mysteryd842

Music Condenser43 video by Promesto44

Musician video by lassegg45

Guns N Roses46 video by ClayMationMCO47

Process Enacted48 video by Jordan C Greenhalgh

Commercial – xBox49 video by retiredbutBACK50

Ad – Hands51 video by Rocketman196452

Video by MyDriveThru53

Light-Paint Piano Player54 video by Ryan Cashman55

Commercial: Marching Cigarettes 1948 56

Ad- Best Beer57 video by videos0wnit58

Food Fight59 video by touristpictures60

Video by TheLastLaugh61

Video by JeanCarpentier62

Video by JelleVanDun63

Video by SSCxProduction64

Video by wemakesoap65

Video by Neylano66

Spinning Rocks67 video by lunalady68

Pancakes69 video by GiR200770

Video by benzo3171

Video by guillaume Noue72

Video by Wyc Tippins73

Video by Brian Storey74

Cardboard Box Race

Gloomy Valentine75 video by Wazza00176

Frog Skeleton77

MUTO a wall-painting78 video by blu79

Origami In the Pursuit of Perfection80 video by Mabona origami81

Revamped Graphic Equalizer82 video by Marcelo Costa83

Sia – “Breathe Me”
Music video made from several thousands Polaroid photos.

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  1. 1 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/12/19/30-unforgettable-movie-title-sequences/
  2. 2 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/11/19/monday-inspiration-typography-in-motion/
  3. 3 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/01/28/monday-inspiration-graphics-in-motion/
  4. 4 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/01/21/monday-inspiration-brilliant-music-videos/
  5. 5 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/11/16/60-beautiful-music-videos/
  6. 6 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/01/21/monday-inspiration-brilliant-music-videos/
  7. 7 http://vimeo.com/2416897
  8. 8 http://vimeo.com/cesarkuriyama
  9. 9 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0LtUX_6IXY
  10. 10 http://www.notsonoisy.com/
  11. 11 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHvb_3TVAfA
  12. 12 http://www.youtube.com/user/jmehatesyou
  13. 13 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtbQ4J3RfQ8
  14. 14 http://www.youtube.com/user/SneauxShoesVideo
  15. 15 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CndP1fYC0M
  16. 16 http://www.youtube.com/user/MentalLapse
  17. 17 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P2fgfm0oPQ
  18. 18 http://www.raeart.page.tl/
  19. 19 http://vimeo.com/877053
  20. 20 http://vimeo.com/carloslascano
  21. 21 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXM3wrIhcwY
  22. 22 http://www.youtube.com/user/ricx78
  23. 23 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-dJ2r0bSQA
  24. 24 http://www.youtube.com/user/theyear1988
  25. 25 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vS2sc9-4UaI
  26. 26 http://www.youtube.com/user/qythium
  27. 27 http://www.spike.com/video/stop-motion-rubiks/3012252
  28. 28 http://www.spike.com/profile/viralvideos
  29. 29 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEc8v1OWeE4
  30. 30 http://www.youtube.com/user/technomonkeymedia
  31. 31 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWuYa5NiYqk
  32. 32 http://in.youtube.com/watch?v=AJzU3NjDikY
  33. 33 http://in.youtube.com/user/Tetriscide
  34. 34 http://vimeo.com/user1017992
  35. 35 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QynEN6e4mXo
  36. 36 http://www.youtube.com/user/filmbaeckerei
  37. 37 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBjLW5_dGAM
  38. 38 http://www.youtube.com/user/PESfilm
  39. 39 http://www.youtube.com/user/DestinationPro
  40. 40 http://vimeo.com/androsky
  41. 41 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UsnQoOO29g
  42. 42 http://www.youtube.com/user/mysteryd8
  43. 43 http://vimeo.com/1684002
  44. 44 http://vimeo.com/promesto
  45. 45 http://www.youtube.com/user/lassegg
  46. 46 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r0Ht4-OvX4
  47. 47 http://www.youtube.com/user/ClayMationMCO
  48. 48 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tkq2Kq-LmJg
  49. 49 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNudcX_uUwM
  50. 50 http://www.youtube.com/user/retiredbutBACK
  51. 51 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQDjynOzgCk
  52. 52 http://www.youtube.com/user/Rocketman1964
  53. 53 http://www.youtube.com/user/MyDriveThru
  54. 54 http://vimeo.com/1185346
  55. 55 http://vimeo.com/user542620
  56. 56 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqzizzOhwPA
  57. 57 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lc6U7_-BeGc
  58. 58 http://www.youtube.com/user/videos0wnit
  59. 59 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-yldqNkGfo
  60. 60 http://www.youtube.com/user/touristpictures
  61. 61 http://www.youtube.com/user/TheLastLaugh
  62. 62 http://in.youtube.com/user/JeanCarpentier
  63. 63 http://www.youtube.com/user/JelleVanDun
  64. 64 http://www.youtube.com/user/SSCxProduction
  65. 65 http://vimeo.com/wemakesoap
  66. 66 http://vimeo.com/neylano
  67. 67 http://vimeo.com/62746
  68. 68 http://vimeo.com/lunalady
  69. 69 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UG5gO4nlLRQ
  70. 70 http://www.youtube.com/user/GiR2007
  71. 71 http://www.youtube.com/user/benzo31
  72. 72 http://vimeo.com/gnoue
  73. 73 http://vimeo.com/explodi
  74. 74 http://vimeo.com/user427768
  75. 75 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUWkH5zfBC0
  76. 76 http://www.youtube.com/user/Wazza001
  77. 77 http://www.webstercolcord.com/pages/clips.html
  78. 78 http://vimeo.com/993998
  79. 79 http://vimeo.com/blu
  80. 80 http://vimeo.com/groups/8063/videos/2188162
  81. 81 http://vimeo.com/user915053
  82. 82 http://vimeo.com/1105462
  83. 83 http://vimeo.com/user515362
  84. 84 http://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Stop-Motion-Animation
  85. 85 http://www.dragonstopmotion.com/
  86. 86 http://www.giantscreamingrobotmonkeys.com/monkeyjam/index.html
  87. 87 #
  88. 88 http://stopmotion.bjoernen.com/
  89. 89 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tqtTiuCV7Q
  90. 90 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/12/19/30-unforgettable-movie-title-sequences/
  91. 91 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/11/19/monday-inspiration-typography-in-motion/
  92. 92 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/01/28/monday-inspiration-graphics-in-motion/
  93. 93 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/01/21/monday-inspiration-brilliant-music-videos/
  94. 94 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/11/16/60-beautiful-music-videos/
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Vailancio Rodrigues is a web ninja who bakes semantic muffins. Apart from that he is also interested in Motion Graphics, Visual Effects, Photography and knows little bit of Physics due to his college education . He is from Goa - a beautiful tropical paradise in India.

  1. 1

    This is a nice gallery guys! thank you! dellustrations.com

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  2. 2

    Nice Collection Guys… Thanks for sharing !!

    Been waiting to see more…!!

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  3. 3

    Very nice, though the Lego Mario video is not real, the creator explains what he did in the topic.

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  4. 4

    Ab: Musician video by rizoto1000

    I´d like to see that the maker of this video got the views and credit instead.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzqumbhfxRo

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  5. 5

    This is super, hugely inspiring! I’m going to be making my own stop motion animations with the youngsters I work with – thanks smashmag :)

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  6. 6

    Wow, great collection of creative work.

    Human skateboard is great, especially when they grind along the ledge!

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  7. 7

    A Short Love Story is amazing!

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  8. 8

    Here is my Stop Motion.

    http://vimeo.com/2624216

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  9. 9

    Great collection. The super mario one is one of my favorites.

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  10. 10

    Musician video by rizoto1000 is wrong, its someone who has posted the video without giving credit to the original maker. The video is “Amateur” by Lasse Gjertsen.
    Link to his profile: http://www.youtube.com/user/lassegg

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  11. 11

    What was the go with the rubic cube one and having the swachsticker (or how ever you spell it)

    here look: http://www.grabup.com/uploads/c667da9d7d46c36cc19458d305e70ae0.png

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  12. 12

    Amazign ..
    How they can do that.. ??
    Unbelieveable..
    Thanks for sharing.

    -2
  13. 13

    Collection needs the old Big Chuck & Lil John Show sketch from WJW in Cleveland. Wish I could find a copy.

    -1
  14. 14
  15. 15

    Wallace and Gromit deserves a mention surely

    -1
  16. 16

    The lego video is fake. He used an emulator and stretched it over the bricks, if you read the description.

    -1
  17. 17

    This is a great application of stop motion. A little old but worth the watch. I WOZ ERE – Richard Coldicott

    Thanks for this post, the inspiration you all provide on a daily basis is much appreciated.

    -1
  18. 18

    “Musician video by rizoto1000” is actualle created by lassegg.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lassegg

    -1
  19. 19

    This is an inspiringly original list. There are so many great stop motion videos floating around,

    -1
  20. 20

    Great list! Though Amateur should have been credited to Lasse Gjertsen. I’m sure he would appreciate it.

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