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Short Films: Tell Stories with Stop Motion

PES ., Academy Award-Nominated Filmmaker

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9 Videos (1h 20m)
    • Trailer

      1:37
    • Introduction

      2:46
    • Inspiration

      9:48
    • Storytelling and Humor

      10:32
    • Communicating with Your Audience

      6:13
    • Animation Technique and Philosophy

      14:58
    • Sketching Your Ideas

      10:54
    • Starting Your Animation

      8:40
    • Editing Your Animation

      14:03
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About This Class

Learn to craft a witty and surprising 1-second film. In this one-hour class, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker PES walks through his creative process for developing concepts, crafting narratives, capturing film, and editing a final stop-motion piece. This whimsical class is perfect for artists, filmmakers, storytellers, and marketers all looking to quickly engage and delight audiences.

 

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PES .

Academy Award-Nominated Filmmaker

PES is an American director and stop-motion animator of numerous short films and commercials. In 2013, his short film Fresh Guacamole was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. It is the shortest film ever nominated for an Oscar.

Receiving a B.A. in English Literature at the University of Virginia, PES migrated to film as a storytelling medium. His use of everyday objects and stop-motion animation to create original material is instan...

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