Stop Motion: The Making Of

Synopsis

A glimpse at behind the scenes of the making of stop motion animations with Steve The Test Dummy, and the moments that don’t quite go to plan!

Review

5/5
A hilarious animation that parodies animation.
Written, directed and animated by Kessiah Arthur, ‘Stop Motion: The Making Of’ is a satirical animation that pokes fun at itself, the craft of animation and the general filmmaking industry. The witty film is constructed like a blooper-reel and explores the on-set blunders with Steve – the charming test dummy. The stop-motion film is a fascinating watch and is certain to bring a few belly-laughs. The film doesn’t take itself too seriously, which only aids the highly spirited tone.

Set on a miniature green-screen platform, the 2-minute film opens with a series of production errors whilst capturing the miniature test dummy, Steve (voiced by George Tsaknis). The film acts as a parody to industry scene outtakes and gives a human-like personality to an otherwise lifeless inanimate object.

Stop Motion The Making Of Short Film 1
High praise to Kessiah Arthur. Her bizarre animation is thoroughly entertaining and is crafted with awe-inspiring intricacy. The audience will likely fall for the hilarious charms of Steve – a commendable performance by George Tsaknis. Despite having a non-linear narrative and scrambled structure, the film is highly engaging and relies on characterization alone to captivate the audience. Post-production, sound and music are of a decent quality. A unique animation. Kessiah Arthur is an animator to keep-an-eye-on. Highly recommended.

Cast/Crew

Director(s): Kessiah Arthur
Writer(s): Kessiah Arthur
Cast: George Tsaknis
Producer(s):
Director of Photography: Kessiah Arthur
Editor(s): Kessiah Arthur
Animation: Kessiah Arthur
Sound: Kessiah Arthur
Music:
Miscellaneous:

Specifications

Genre: Animation, Comedy
Subjects: Community, Creativity, Parody, Satire
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Year: 2021
Publication Date:

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Cast/Crew

Director(s): Kessiah Arthur
Writer(s): Kessiah Arthur
Cast: George Tsaknis
Producer(s):
Director of Photography: Kessiah Arthur
Editor(s): Kessiah Arthur
Animation:
Sound: Kessiah Arthur
Music:
Miscellaneous:

Specifcations

Genre: Animation, Comedy
Subjects: Community, Creativity, Parody, Satire
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Year: 2021

Recommended

Stop Motion: The Making Of

Synopsis

A glimpse at behind the scenes of the making of stop motion animations with Steve The Test Dummy, and the moments that don’t quite go to plan!

Review

A hilarious animation that parodies animation.

5/5
Written, directed and animated by Kessiah Arthur, ‘Stop Motion: The Making Of’ is a satirical animation that pokes fun at itself, the craft of animation and the general filmmaking industry. The witty film is constructed like a blooper-reel and explores the on-set blunders with Steve – the charming test dummy. The stop-motion film is a fascinating watch and is certain to bring a few belly-laughs. The film doesn’t take itself too seriously, which only aids the highly spirited tone.

Set on a miniature green-screen platform, the 2-minute film opens with a series of production errors whilst capturing the miniature test dummy, Steve (voiced by George Tsaknis). The film acts as a parody to industry scene outtakes and gives a human-like personality to an otherwise lifeless inanimate object.

Stop Motion The Making Of Short Film 1
High praise to Kessiah Arthur. Her bizarre animation is thoroughly entertaining and is crafted with awe-inspiring intricacy. The audience will likely fall for the hilarious charms of Steve – a commendable performance by George Tsaknis. Despite having a non-linear narrative and scrambled structure, the film is highly engaging and relies on characterization alone to captivate the audience. Post-production, sound and music are of a decent quality. A unique animation. Kessiah Arthur is an animator to keep-an-eye-on. Highly recommended.

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