The Rotoscopers gang – discussing animated film for addicts – is back with some exciting news! They also cover new territories this episode by diving into stop-motion animation and animated shorts. The main discussion focuses on the four classic Wallace & Gromitshorts.
■ Big News! Now apart of the Hypable Podcast Network
■ Winner for ‘The Art of Brave’ contest announced!
■ Animation Spotlight: stop-motion animation
■ What is stop motion? Is all stop motion claymation?
■ Is stop motion more technical than hand-drawn or CGI animation?
■ Jurassic Park was going to be stop motion?! WHAT?!
■ Mason expounds the wonders of stop motion in Star Wars and other films over the years
■ Main Discussion: The Wallace & Gromit shorts
■ Director’s Spotlight: Nick Park
■ The Simpsons’ episode “Angry Dad the Movie”; “I’m more clay than man.”
■ A Grand Day Out (1989):Can you SAY claymation?!
■ Wallace and Gromit saved the Wensleydale cheese factory!
■ The Wrong Trousers (1993): the jump in quality is shocking!
■ How do they do they animate water and floating objects?
■ Mason loves creepy penguins & Mason’s conspiracy theories
■ Trivia: Let’s play the name game!
■ A Close Shave (1995): say hello to Shaun the Sheep
■ Wallace is the king of hand touching
■ Tiny Toons Adventures and WB TV tangent
■ Wallace’s pick up lines
■ A Matter of Loaf and Death (2008)
■ Is the W&G mystery/crime theme over done?
■ Last thoughts, favorite shorts and ratings
■ Listener question & mail bag
■ And of course… bloopers!