RAPID prototyping and ANIMATION (Cinematography) industry
The article focuses on the stop-motion animation studio Laika Entertainment LLC based in Oregon. Topics discussed include use of technology like rapid prototyping for the creation of the films, significant roles of women in the organization including costume designer Deborah Cook, creative supervisor of puppet fabrication Georgina Hayns, and Alice Bird, art director on the film "Kubo and the Two Strings, and presents views of Cook about development in the organization.
TECHNOLOGY in motion pictures, MOTION picture production & direction, RAPID prototyping, ANIMATION (Cinematography) -- Equipment & supplies, STOP motion animated films, AIR pumps, and EQUIPMENT & supplies
The article focuses on the technological achievements in filmmaking, which are being honored by the Sci-Tech Awards. Topics discussed include the use of rapid prototyping for character animation in the production of stop-motion films, the Industrial Light & Magic Geometry Tracker designed by Ronald Mallet and Christoph Bregler to produce a more seamless integration between digital and live elements, and the Aircover Inflatables Airwall which involves the use of an air pump.
STOP motion animation and THREE-dimensional printing
The article presents a brief profile of Brian McLean, a motion picture director for the animation studio Laika, noting his use of rapid prototyping technology and three-dimensional (3D) printing in the character design for stop-motion animated films such as "Coraline" and ParaNorman."