Welcome to the Stop Motion Handbook
Fast track the learning curve to making your own stop motion movies with the Stop Motion Handbook - the essential guide for learning how to make stop motion movies from start to finish!
The Stop Motion Handbook 3 (updated for iStopMotion 3) leads you through simple and robust processes helping both beginner and amateur animators make good decisions when creating stop motion movies. As you learn how to avoid the many common mistakes of beginners, your first movies will have the quality of a seasoned professional! It's a great guide for teachers, parents or children who want to produce their own stop motion movies from scratch. Click here for a quick look inside the book.
If you've got a Mac computer, you've almost got everything you'll need to get the most out of the Stop Motion Handbook. Click here for hardware and software requirements.
The Stop Motion Handbook is designed to be a one-stop teaching resource; read it cover to cover, or dive in to a specific topic and work through the step by step guidelines.
The book was originally used as the reference guide for the Newtown Movie School to provide fully interactive stop motion movie making workshops for children. This book has now been published to assist teachers, parents and young animators worldwide.
We are currently producing a book about using the new iStopMotion app on the iPad. Please email us so that we can send you further information, without obligation, when this book is published July 2013.