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Bringing Handmade Tales to Life

22 November 2010


Bringing Handmade Tales to Life

In recent years, advanced technologies have changed the world of animated films, with special effects becoming progressively more stunning.

However, a small number of filmmakers still have the skill and patience to use trickier animation techniques like stop-motion.

Balloon teaser by Firman Widyasmara (English subtitles)

Indonesian animator Firman Widyasmara said despite new technologies, stop-motion remained an important artistic style. “There are not many people in Indonesia who specialize in this technology anymore.”

He established an artists’ community called Lanting, which he described as a “small group of people coming from different backgrounds who get together now and again to learn more about animation.”

Read the full interview here >>

via The Jakarta Globe

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