martedì 24 novembre 2015

17 Things About The Making Of "Robot Chicken" You Probably Didn't Know

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BuzzFeed sat down with the makers of the show to talk about how the stop-motion animation game is changing.

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios in Burbank, California, is the creative team that brings you stop-motion shows like Robot Chicken and SuperMansion.

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios in Burbank, California, is the creative team that brings you stop-motion shows like Robot Chicken and SuperMansion.

BuzzFeed sat down with studio co-founders and Robot Chicken executive producers John "Harv" Harvatine and Eric Towner, along with the show's head writer Tom Root and writer/director Tom Sheppard.

Here's what we learned.

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One of the biggest challenges for the team is just the laws of nature. "Whenever a character is standing up or jumping, you're always rigging up the puppet in mid-air," said Sheppard.

Even when the characters aren't in mid-air, gravity can still be an issue. "There's all sorts of situations where you wrap at the end of the day and then by the next day, the puppets have all sort of collapsed," Root said.

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"We love experimenting and exploring new visuals," Towner said. "There isn't really a house style. Aardman [Animations] has a very Aardman look. Laika [Studios] has a very Laika look. A lot of our stuff looks different, but there's a common sense of humor."


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