News, , , , , , , , , — August 11, 2011 13:47 — 1 Comment

Gulp: Aardman use Nokia N8 to create record-breaking animation

Gulp. The world's largest stop-motion animation shot on a Nokia N8. from Nokia HD on Vimeo.

Ever since they sent Wallace and Gromit to the moon in search of a bit of prime cheese, Aardman studios have been at the cutting edge of animation.

Gulp, Aarman Studios

No surprise then to hear they are involved in Gulp, which is not only the world’s largest top-motion animation film – it was actually shot on a Nokia N8 cameraphone, well three actually.

Created by Sumo Science at Aardman, Gulp depicts a fisherman going about his daily catch and was shot on location at Pendine Beach in South Wales.

The film has broken a world record for the ’largest stop-motion animation set’, with the largest scene stretching over 11,000 square feet.

The stunning animation was created solely on the Nokia N8, which has we know, as an awesome 12mp camera with Carl Zeiss optics.

To discover how the film was made, those clever people at Aardman have added a making of video.

Gulp shows what can be achieved when all the elements come together and is a genius and inspiring piece of film-making.

Gulp. The making of. from Nokia HD on Vimeo.

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