How To: Create and animate a stop motion LEGO brickfilm

Create and animate a stop motion LEGO brickfilm

Create and animate a stop motion LEGO brickfilm! Yes, that's right... you can make your very own animated brickfilm, but wait... what exactly is a brickfilm? Brickfilms are animated films using LEGO, Mega Bloks, or other plastic construction building block toys. Most are stop motion, but some brickfilms are even made with CGI, traditional animation and live action.

This video will teach you the necessary steps to creating your own brickfilm, otherwise known as Legomation. You will learn all about brickfilms and how they are made. You'll see that stop-motion animation is a series of still photographs taken with a camera of a real object. Brickfilming is pretty much the same thing, but with LEGOs.

A good rule of thumb is to not sure yours. Another tip is to have a good secure camera base. Make sure your sets are taped down, too. You'll also have to know about frames per second, and how many you should have to make a decent brickfilm. The more LEGOs you have, the easier it will be to finish one of these animate movies.

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hey, thanks for this. some great tips.

that was beast! thanks 4 da tips!

im am definitely using this!

Sweet tips! Thanks for the inspiration...

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what software do you use for your vids?

...i replayed the vid, took a screen shot, it looks like sony vegas

very good although voice was pretty creepy and i think you got a lil carried away but awesome vid! :)

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