One of the oldest forms of animation meets Action Cam by Sony in this custom animation system designed and created by Studio Nos. This delightful process and its results involve a remote-controlled car pod, painstaking craftsmanship and a parade of illustrated, dancing mushrooms.
How it was made:
The Action Cam was placed inside a remote-controlled car-rig that traveled around the circular path of an animation system. Animation frames were mounted on the wall of the system. The camera shoots as it travels in it’s car-pod along the path, creating the effect of an animated zoetrope. The camera operator controlled the camera and what it was seeing with the Action Cam’s Live-View Remote. The Action Cam was also mounted to a Jib arm for crane shots.
The car-pod, the animation system, the mounts and rigs, as well as every frame of animation was conceived and designed by Studio Nos for this project.
See how The Picture Machine was put together and other Never Before Seen films at http://www.sony.net/neverbeforeseen
DIRECTORS: MATHEW AMONSON, JEREMY BRONSON
PRODUCER: DAVID BRONSON
DIR. OF PHOTOGRAPHY: BIL THOMPSON
ANIMATORS: LIZZI AKANA (LEAD), DENNIS MORAN, MARIKA COWAN, ANDY KENNEDY
CREW: BRIAN HAIMES (LEAD), ANDY KENNEDY (TECHNICAL), ZACK WILLIAMS (ART & SET)
CAMERA FEATURES USED:
Full HD: 120p/100Mbps 60p/100Mbps
Advanced SteadyShot for image stabilization
Live-View Remote with full command and monitor
Interval Photo Recording Mode for time-lapse
Build-in stereo microphone for quality sound with wind noise reduction
Zeiss lens for precision optics
Manual control settings for white balance
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About Sony Action Cam:
Bring on the action with the only mountable camera that packs pro-quality features like Full HD recording, Steady Shot™, GPS, and built-in Wi-Fi® that lets you connect with the live view remote, or even view and transfer photos and videos with your smartphone! The variety of accessories will give you even more freedom in shooting, and it’s ready to make every shot count. Are you?
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