StarWars Force Awakens Stop Motion

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Remember that old school stop motion chess game between R2D2 and Chewbacca in the original Star Wars film A New Hope? Well theres a whole new animated chess game in the new film Star Wars: Force Awakens. According to a post by Jamie Caliri co-owner of DZed the creators of DragonFrame the sequence was animated using DragonFrame. Tested also got a pretty amazing behind the scenes at Phil Tippett Sudios where they witnessed the setup. There is also a behind the scenes on Vimeo which we’ve attached as well. Checkout the cool image and videos below.

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Animator animating on the Force Awakens.

 

The Force Awakens – Tippett Studio Holochess Stop-Motion Reel from Tippett Studio on Vimeo.

 

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Original Chess Game between R2D2 and Chewbacca.