[dropcap size=big]G[/dropcap]ulp is a short film created by #Sumo-Science at #Aardman, depicting a fisherman going about his daily catch. Shot on location at Pendine Beach in #South-Wales, every frame of this stop-motion animation was shot using a #Nokia N8, with its 12 megapixel camera and Carl Zeiss optics. The film has broken a world record for the ‘largest stop-motion animation set’, with the largest scene stretching over 11,000 square feet.
GULP is an absolutely amazing stop animation on a scale that have never been seen before, these guys have taken it next level on the minimalistic storyline is made up totally original and engaging stuff animation, we have also rated the director #Aardman quite high for the sheer amount of organization that would have gone in to producing this excellent piece of work
The Making Of
Aardman has a deserved reputation as a world leader in model animation. Their award-winning work leads the field producing a unique brand of independent film alongside work for broadcast and advertising spots.The studio has had ten Oscar® nominations, and has won four.
Peter Lord and David Sproxton began their animating partnership at school. In 1972 they registered the name Aardman Animations. After graduating, they moved to Bristol in 1976 where they created Morph for the children's programme 'Take Hart'.