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MAR 2020
STOP-MOTION-SUMMER-CAMP 2020


STOP-MOTION SUMMER-CAMP JUNE/JULY 2020 !
  • NEW: 2 ENGLISH Workshops !!!
  • Early Bird Deadline 31 MAR 2020 ! SAVE 25,- EUR
    Seminars 2020:
  • Puppetmaking / in english
  • Stop-Motion-Animation / in english
  • Formenbau 1 / in german
  • Puppenbau / in german
  • Stop-Motion-Animation / in german
    All workshops are being held in our studio in Gelnhausen, Germany, close to Frankfurt.
    Participants can bring a tent and camp in the studio garden ! ALLE STOP-MOTION-SUMMER-CAMP INFOS & DATES



    FEB 2020
    FIRST AWARDS FOR DEATHCEMBER


    DEATHCEMBER WINS "BEST ANTHOLOGY FEATURE" @ SOUTH AFRICAN HORRORFEST 2019
    AWARD WEBSITE

    DEATHCEMBER WINS "MOST SHOCKING FILM" @ HEXPLOITATION FILM FEST
    Hexploitation wrote us: "Crappy Christmas played a big part in that"
    Festivaldirector Aaron Allen wrote: "CRAPPY CHRISTMAS is the most shocking, disturbing, and mind-blowing short
    I've ever seen, and I've seen a lot. I can't wait to unleash it upon our audience as part of DEATHCEMBER."
    AWARD WEBSITE



    UPCOMING DEATHCEMBER SCREENINGS

    Mar 13 20 Genre Nacht im Delphin Palast Wolfsburg
    + Q&A with Producers, Directors, Filmmakers !
    + Free Poster Giveaway
    + Free Xmas Cookies
    GENRE NACHT IM DELPHIN PALAST WEBSITE

    Mar 27 20 Russian International Horror Film Festival, Moscow, Russia (Vol1+2)
    Mar 29 20 Russian International Horror Film Festival, Moscow, Russia (Vol1+2)
    Apr 18 20 BIFFF in Brussels, Belgium



    OCT 2019
    DEATHCEMBER / CC3 GERMANY-PREMIERE @ FANTASYFILMFEST

    Dates for all 7 citys:
    München 10.-12.01.2020
    Berlin / Hamburg / Nürnberg 11.-12.01.2010
    Frankfurt / Köln / Stuttgart 18.-19.01.2010
    Screeningdates are tba.
    FANTASY FILMFEST Website




    NOV 2019
    DEATHCEMBER / CC3 IN AUSTRIA

    AUSTRIA Premiere 19.12.2019 (VOL.1&2) in VIENNA @
    /SLASH - Festival des fantastischen Films (/SLASH X-MAS)
    KINO Website




    NOV 2019
    DEATHCEMBER / CC3 SOUTH-AMERICA PREMIERE



    Next Stop on the DC Worldtour: Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre film festival, Argentina
    Screening dates: Nov 31 2019 & Dec 1 2019 - 2x VOL 1&2 .
    ROJO SANGRE Website




    NOV 2019
    DEATHCEMBER / CC3 IN SERBIA

    DEATHCEMBER will screen at the 5th edition of Dead Lake Horror & Wine Festival in Palic / Subotica on November 16
    zur DEADLAKE Website




    OCT 2019
    DEATHCEMBER / CC3 HITS SCANDINAVIA

    Next Stop on the DC Worldtour: NIGHTVISIONS, Helsinki, Finnland, November 20.-24.
    DC Screening Date: TBA.
    NIGHTVISIONS Website




    OCT 2019
    DEATHCEMBER / CC3 WELT-PREMIERE @ SAN SEBASTIAN, SPANIEN

    After the planned Worldpremiere in Dublin did not happen due to a crazy power blackout the premiere moves to the next upcoming screening in Spain this Week @ the 30th Horror and Fantasy Film Fest in San Sebastian
    Deathcember Screens Halloween Night 2019
    San Sebastian Festival Website




    OCT 2019
    DEATHCEMBER / CC3 HIT NORTH AMERICA @ ANOMALYFILMFEST, NY
    3rd Stop on the DC Worldtour with hitting the 3rd Continent is @ Anomaly Filmfest in Rochester, NY.
    November 8-10 - Watch their Website for Screening Times.
    Official ANOMALYFILMFEST Website




    OCT 2019
    DEATHCEMBER / CC3 SCREENS @ HORRORFEST in SOUTH AFRICA

    Deathcember premiers in Africa at the Labia Theatre, 68 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town
    as part of the South African Horrorfest: Mon Nov. 4th, 2019.
    Official South African Horrorfest Website




    OCT 2019
    DEATHCEMBER / CRAPPY CHRISTMAS 3 WORLD PREMIERE

    The Deathcember World Tour starts Friday October 25th 22:45
    with the very first public screening @ Horrorthon 2019 in Dublin, Ireland.
    Official HORRORTHON Website




    MAY 2019
    CRAPPY CHRISTMAS WRAPPED

    It´s a Wrap! Shooting is complete
    Our Film is currently in Postproduktion.
    Check out the Making of Images @ INSTAGRAM und FACEBOOK




    DEC 2018
    DEATHCEMBER - 24 DOORS TO HELL

    Weirdoughmationfilms is producing CRAPPY CHRISTMAS 3 for Deathcember.
    Deathcember is a Horror Adventscalendar with 24+ shortfilms by international Filmemakers.
    Shooting starts in Febuary.
    DEATHCEMBER HOMEPAGE




    FEB 2017
    STOP-MOTION-SUMMER-CAMP 2017
    Summer 2017: 5 Workshops, camping, BBQ and lots of fun at our Studio.
    The Workshops are covering following Topics: Moldmaking, Silicon casting, Resin casting, Sculpting, Armature Puppetfabrication, Animation and Lip Sync.
    MORE INFOS




    MAY 2014
    BENDED REALITIES TRAILER 2014
    Here´s our most recent work: BENDED REALITIES TRAILER 2014
    Compositing & Sound: Oliver Martinovic, Camera & Animation: Juergen Kling
    The Festival is an DIY Event covering many topics from Gaming, Modding, Circuit Bending to Electronic-Music, offers several Talks and Discussions as well as a Cryptoparty and starts FR 23.5. until SUN 25.5.2014
    Check out the Programm
    We will attend the Festival to present our 2D Videogame Multiplayer Madness: TERRORBUS




    MAY 2014
    CUBAN FILMFEST ANIMATION SPECIAL - Film Event for Animation fans in the Rhein Main Area
    Cortos Animados – Kurze Animationsfilme
    Tuesday May 27th 20:30 CET
    Filmforum Höchst / Frankfurt
    Director Barbaro Joel Ortiz will attend the screening




    FEB 2014
    STOP-MOTION-SUMMER-CAMP 2014: new Workshopdates
    We´re offering new Workshops this Summer with 2 new topics, participants will have the chance to bring a tent and camp close by the studio and again we´re going to have Breakfast & BBQ together.

    The workshops are:
    MOLDMAKING & CASTING
    Date: 18. - 20. JUL 2014

    PUPPETMAKING FOR STOP-MOTION-ANIMATION
    Date: 25. - 27. JUL 2014

    STOP-MOTION-ANIMATION
    Date: 1. - 3. AUG 2014

    LIP-SYNC
    Date: 5. & 6. AUG 2014

    MORE INFOS (in german only)




    MAY 2013
    MOTION CONTROL - Macro Motion-Blur Test Video
    We motorized several new DSLR lenses. Here´s a quick focus test using a NIKKOR MICRO 55mm P.C. The shot was exposed "Moving Step" to create a real motionblur.
    Next on the to-do-list is to hook up some zoom lenses to the system which asks for some small changes on the Rig.
    We also added several Light Barrier Sensors to the Rig for exact repeatable AUTO-ZERO-ing and doubled the number of Dragonframe controlled DMX Channels for computer controlled Light dimming.
    VIDEO ON YOUTUBE

    VIDEO ON VIMEO




    MAY 2013
    MAKING OF MINIMALISM - Album Online
    Livingroom Pictures postet a making of album of the MINImalism-shooting
    WATCH ALBUM




    MAY 2013
    DOGONAUTS @ Kickstarter
    Shel & Justin Rasch started a Kickstarter campaign to fund the postproduction of their DOGONAUT projects.
    SUPPORT DOGONAUTS




    MAY 2013
    CRAPPY CHRISTMAS 3 - New Images Online
    The progress with CC3 is very slow, but there is progress.
    more images coming up
    CHECK ALBUM




    APR 2013
    UPCOMING WORKSHOP-DATES - german spoken

    PUPPETMAKING FOR STOP-MOTION-ANIMATION
    from Armature to final Character basic techniques for efficient puppets
    Next Date: 23.-25. August 2013
    MORE INFO


    STOP-MOTION-ANIMATION
    animating 3D characters
    Next Date: 16.-18. August 2013
    MORE INFO




    FEB 2013
    CRAPPY CHRISTMAS 3
    Back to the Roots: a few weeks ago we started to work on Crappy Christmas 3. We are looking forward to work with real Clay-Characters again and to combine our Oldschool Weirdough-Style with all the new possibilities our current equipment offers us. We created an Album with Making of images for all of you who want to follow the resurrection of our 1999 classic. The few images that are up so far already give an impression where we are coming from and where the project is heading. The Album will be updated as we go on.
    CHECK ALBUM




    FEB 2013
    WEIRDOUGHMATION @ WEB 2.0
    we created a page on Facebook so you can like and comment all News, Images and Videos The Site is still lacking some content but will be filled within the next week. It´s a public page so you can access all content wether you´re on FB or not. We think about starting a blog as well. looking forward to read from you !
    CHECK PAGE




    MAY 2012
    NYDENION FRENCH TRAILER
    In France Nydenion runs under the title "STAR CRUISER"
    This trailer contains several so far unpublished scenes including Miniature Moco shots we created.

    WATCH TRAILER ON YOUTUBE



    APR 2012
    Daniela Jahn´s "Metamorphose"
    Daniela is a Motion Design Student at DHBW Ravensburg and shot her first Stop-Motion Projekt in our Studio in January. The Result is now online. Metamorphose is Danielas first approach to Stop-Motion.
    WATCH Metamorphose on VIMEO

    New Link: Kathrin Burget - Puppet and Costumes artist
    Kathrin Burget creates Muppets, Handpuppets, Walkacts, and lots of other Puppet and Costume pieces.
    Check out her Website

    Oldenburger Kurzfilmtage zwergWERK
    Shortfilmfestival in Oldenburg, Germany from November 22. to 25.
    Submissions are open til August 15.
    Visit Website



    MAR 2012
    ASP LINETEST FOOTAGE
    Our ASP "ME" Video reached over 1,3 Million Clicks on youtube.
    As a little Special we published the original Line Test Material from some selected scenes.
    Watch Linetest Footage



    JAN 2012
    NYDENION JAPAN TRAILER
    This new action packed Trailer is used for the Japan release of Nydenion and is features lots of great new scenes incl. several Motion Control shots we produced.
    WATCH TRAILER ON YOUTUBE



    OKT 2011
    NYDENION DVD RELEASE

    Nydenion is scheduled to be released on DVD and BluRay in Germany October 2011
    First Review



    AUG 2011
    Fantasy Filmfest Trailer 2011

    The 25th Fantasy Filmfest already started it´s tour thru 7 major cities in germany. On board: the new trailer that we actually shot last year but was put on hold. The trailer features a new female Character which was sculpted and casted (full body silicone cast) by Susanna Jerger. Since the Spot was planned for 2010 we picked MEDUSA as a tribute to Stop-Motion Legend Ray Harryhausen who celebrated his 90th Birthday last year.



    September 2010
    AND EVEN MORE AWARDS FOR MINIMALISM !
    ADS OF THE WORLD: SILVER
    CLIO AWARDS: BRONZE
    NEW YORK FESTIVALS: SILVER
    ADC AWARD: PINK




    September 2010
    NYDENION TRAILER 2010 ONLINE !
    Fresh from the renderfarm: brandnew Trailer for Nydenion - a Science Fiction Feature Film - made in Germany !
    All Motion Control Miniature Modelshots for the production of nydenion where shot here at weirdoughmationfilms.
    watch Trailer
    Nydenion Homepage



    September 2010
    ASP "ME" ON DVD
    After the original ASP Horror Vacuii Special Edition bhas been sold out for quite some time here´s a new chance for everybody who wants to own a DVD copy of the clip. The ASP "ME" Video as well as the making of are part of the DVD shortfilm compilation"Fantasy Filmfest Shorts"
    more Infos



    Dez. 1. 2009
    MORE AWARDS FOR MINIMALISM
    LONDON INTERNATIONAL AWARDS: BRONZE
    EPICA AWARDS: SILVER
    ONLINESTAR-AWARDS: GOLD
    Minimalism was also featured in STASH MAGAZINE 62



    Sep 23. 2009
    MINIMALISM WINS AUTOVISION OTTOCAR GOLD AWARDS
    MINIMALISM was awarded with Gold in Category 24 Streaming/Web-Only Films/Web-TV and with Gold in Category 41 Best Animation, Graphics and Special Effects ! On top of all Minimalism won the Autovision GRAND PRIX ! AutoVision is the international festival for films, commercials, websites, and interactive productions in the automotive industry. The ceremony was held during the International Motorshow (IAA) in Frankfurt.
    more info @ auto-vision.org



    August 21. 2009
    FANTASY FILMFEST TRAILER 2009 ONLINE
    The Trailer - 2D & stereoskopische 3D version - is now online.
    watch trailer !



    August 19. 2009
    COMING UP: WORKSHOP STOP-MOTION ANIMATION
    We are currently preparing the upcoming workshop:
    Stop-Motion-Animation - animating 3D characters.
    We are going to use completely new Hardware (Computers and Cameras)
    We are going to work in small HD -> 1280X720
    Puppets or Armatures will be provided
    First Date is planned for Jan / Feb 2010
    Further infos can soon be found here or in our Newsletter



    July 9. 2009
    10 YEARS OF WEIRDOUGHMATION
    10 Years ago we bought a AMD K6 400Mhz system, a FAST AV Master Video-capture-card and grabbed a old Canon Hi8 camcorder to start our first stop-motion tests directly followed by our first (and never really finished) flick RABIES.
    See how it all began in 1999 !



    July 9. 2009
    MINIMALISM EXTENDED VERSION ONLINE
    The original version of the mini Viral with a running time of 90 Seconds - it´s 30 seconds longer than the official version on youtube - features more takes and moco shots
    WATCH IT



    July 8. 2009
    FANTASY FILMFEST MONSTER TRAILER 2009 IN 3D STEREO !
    Weirdoughmationfilms just finished shooting the Stop-Motion-Footage for the Trailer. It was shot in stereoskopic 3D using a custom sliding rig (incl. convergence). which was mounted on our Flair controlled Motion-control-system.
    The footage is currently in Postproduction @ Magnamana Production and should be released withing the next 2 - 3 weeks !



    June 20. 2009
    MAKING OF MINIMALISM ONLINE
    Behind the scene material of the whole production of minimalism in this entertaining
    Making of by Living Room Pictures
    WATCH IT



    June 4. 2009
    MELODY FOR A MENDICANT ONLINE
    "an arabic mendicant explores his deepest desires because of a wonderful melody of a flute"
    a 2D cutout Film by Dunja Abbas and Chloe Aubert
    Chloe and Dunja are studying communication design @ FH Mainz
    and shot the Stop-Motion Footage @ Weirdoughmationfilms
    WATCH IT



    May 20. 2009
    MINIMALISM ONLINE
    Web-commercial for MINI / BMW AG
    Weirdoughmationfilms produced the stop-motion-footage and handled all motion control shots for this project.
    Production: Living Room Pictures
    Agency: Webguerillas
    WATCH IT



    May 19. 2009
    IN PRODUCTION: FANTASY FILMFEST MONSTERS ROUND 3
    Weirdoughmationfilms is working on a new Trailer for this years Fantasy Filmfest.
    And....it might become something really special....stay tuned !



    April 20. 2009
    FREAX DVD RELEASE
    Finally -> The FREAX are back !! With a brandnew DVD plus their latest smasher "Die 2 Fragezeichen Teil 4" - for which Weirdoughmationfilms produced a short Stop-Motion-Sequence - you can meet the two uncrowned kings of trash here:
    25.4.09 FRANKFURT, Raum 121, Mörfelder Landstrasse 121, Start 20:00 CET
    16.5.09 KÖLN, Filmklub 813, Hahnenstrasse 6, Start 20:00 CET
    get a taste of what is waiting for you here: Making Of Trailer"



    16. April 2009
    ASP "ME" @ INDEPENDENT DAYS 9
    ASP "ME" screens Friday 24.4.2009 at the "Adult Animation" Block at Independend Days 9 in Karlsruhe
    The Festival at which previous Weirdoughmationfilms-productions where screened before is highly recommended - especially with this years ANIMATION-PROGRAMM



    16. März 2009
    MOTION-CONTROL UPGRADE
    Weirdoughmationfilms now works with Mark Roberts Motion Control Software "FLAIR"
    The Software from the market-leader is offering us several powerfull features like Target Tracking and Follow Focus and giving us new possibilities in the area of Motion-Control-Photography



    16.Januar 2009
    ASP "ME" BEST MUSICVIDEO
    ASP "ME" was voted best Music video at the readerschoice awards from ORKUS-MAGAZINE !



    November 6. 2008
    ASP "ME" @ SHORT CUTS COLOGNE
    ASP "ME" is running in the international competition at short cuts cologne 2008 and will be screened on December 6th, 16:00 CET (int. competition BLOCK7) Filmhaus Kino Köln.



    November 6. 2008
    ASP "ME" NOMINATED FOR MKN AWARD
    ASP "ME" was nominated for the MKN-AWARD 2008.
    The Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on November 20th in Mainz.



    October 1. 2008
    MAKING OF ASP "ME" ONLINE
    now online: 7 minute making of ASP "ME"
    WATCH IT



    10. September 2008
    FANTASY FILMFEST MONSTER-BUMPER ONLINE


    All bumpers are now online. Check them out on YOUTUBE
    or in quicktime format in the REEL SECTION



    21. August 2008
    ASP "ME" AT VISIONFEST 2008 NYC
    ASP "ME" will be screened at VISIONFEST 2008
    (Tribeca Cinemas and the Tribeca Grand Hotel, in NYC, September 17-21, 2008)
    Although the Festival is for US-Productions only, the Jury liked the film so much it will be screened out of competition as a special screening at the opening night



    11. August 2008
    FANTASY FILMFEST START
    The 22nd Fantasy Filmfest opens tomorrow night in Berlin and wanders then thru 7 additional cities in Germany.
    On Board: 3 brandnew Stop-Motion-Monster-Bumper



    4. Juli 2008
    IN PRODUCTION: BUMPER FFF 2008
    Weirdoughmationfilms is currently working on 3 bumpers for this years Fantasy Filmfest. The production of the clips featuring all 20 Monsters from last years trailer is another cooperation between Magna Mana Production, Solid Ground Entertainment and Weirdoughmationfilms.



    4. Juli 2008
    ASP "ME" MAKING OF ARTICLE DIGITAL PRODUCTION
    The current Issue of Digital Production includes a 6 page Making-Of Article covering the production of ASP "ME".



    4. Juli 2008
    ASP "ME" MERCHANDISE
    you can now find a T-Shirt and a Girlie-shirt with images of the puppets from the ASP "ME" Clip at the official ASP online-shop. Besides this there´s a official Filmposter as well as the first issue of ASP-Magazine "Papilion" with a making of ASP-Me article incl. an Interview with Director Thomas Klieber and Editor Jack Moik.



    March 12. 2008
    ASP "ME" SCREENING
    ASP "ME" will be screened as a supporting film for DOOMSDAY at the Fantasy Filmfest nights 2008.
    For the screening the Clip was transfered to 35mm incl. new Dolby 5.1 sound.
    Everyone who wants to see the clip on the big Screen can catch it here:



    March 1. 2008
    ASP MAKING OF SLIDESHOW
    We posted a flash-slideshow with some making of images from the weirdoughmationstudio
    watch slideshow
    current flash plug in is required - more making of material is on the way



    Februar 22. 2008
    ASP "ME" VIDEO ONLINE
    watch video



    December 16. 2007
    ASP "ME" - IN THE CAN
    The Clip will be available together with a 7min "making of" on a special Edition of the upcoming ASP Album "Horror Vacui" which will be in stores on Feb 22nd 2008. More Infos about the Release incl. Infos about several special goodies (full HD-version, original 35mm snipets) can be found at the ASP-Homepage



    November 23. 2007
    MONSTERPARTY WINS MKN AWARD 2007
    Director Frank Vogt from Magna Mana Production and Jürgen Kling from Weirdoughmationfilms received the MKN AWARD 2007 in the animation category for their Trailerproduction "Monsterparty" on November 22. 2007. Around 200 professionals from the Rhein Main Area joined the award ceremony which was part of the anual MEKOM-event in Mainz. The trailer was produced in close cooperation with Solid Ground Entertainment to promote the 21. Fantasy Filmfest which took place in 8 major cities all over Germany in summer 2007



    November 21. 2007
    ASP "ME" - FIRST IMAGES ONLINE
    The first stills from our current project are online
    check them out



    November 20. 2007
    ASP TRAILER ONLINE
    Check out the first finished scenes from our current production which are featured in a short Trailer to promote ASPs upcoming release "horror Vacui"
    watch Trailer
    english versions can be found under the links to youtube and myspace !

    The Project is produced in cooperation with Magna Mana Production and
    Solid Ground Entertainment and directed by Thomas Klieber.
    Characterdesigns and concept-arts by Monozelle



    October 28. 2007
    FANTASY FILMFEST BUMPER 2007 online
    The Bumper is online - Watch Bumper



    October 24. 2007
    IN PRODUCTION: ASP VIDEOCLIP "ME"
    We are currently working on a Musicvideo for the Gothic-Band ASP



    October 10. 2007
    FANTASY FILMFEST TRAILER 2007 NOMINATED FOR MKN AWARD
    "MONSTERPARTY" the trailer Weirdoughmationfilms produced in cooperation with Magna Mana Production for this years Fantasy Filmfest was nominated for the MKN AWARD 2007



    July 3. 2007
    FANTASY FILMFEST TRAILER 2007 online
    The Trailer is finished and online - Watch it here



    June 5. 2007
    WEIRDOUGHMATIONFILMS CO-PRODUCES FANTASY FILMFEST TRAILER 2007
    In Co-operation with our Partners Magna Mana Production , Solid Ground Entertainment and
    Susanna Jerger, Weirdoughmationfilms is working on the Festival Trailer for Fantasy Filmfest 2007



    April 26. 2007
    ROACH ON TV AGAIN
    our short ROACH (Imgagefilm produced for Biotec-Klute) airs saturday april 28th 19:00 CET as part of the "Best of TALK TALK TALK "show at PRO 7



    January 20. 2007
    NEW ADOBE PHOTOKINA CHARACTER IMAGES
    check them out.


    INTERVIEW / SHOWCASE AT WWW.STOPMOSHORTS.COM
    Interview with Jürgen Kling at www.stopmoshorts.com
    read Interview
    www.stopmoshorts.com mainsite



    January 6. 2007
    ROACH SLIDESHOW WITH IMAGES FROM THE RECENT PHOTOSHOOTING
    current flash plugin needed



    December 2. 2006
    CRAPPY CHRISTMAS FILMS ON GERMAN TV
    Both episodes of Crappy Christmas are going to air at PRO 7 as part of the TALK TALK TALK FUN Show Dec 24th 19:00 CET



    EVOLUTION SCREENING IN LONDON -> tomorrow !!
    This info comes a little late but we´re still waiting for a confirmation of the event.
    (Seems like) A compilation of several Episodes from our underground series Evolution will be shown as part of a "best of" program from the 2006 "Geld spielt keine Rolle" Short Film Festival.
    Date: Sunday 3rd December
    Location: Lime House Town Hall
    more Information



    November 18. 2006
    ROACH WINS MKN AWARD 2006 IN ANIMATION CATEGORY !
    WATCH ROACH
    SEE THE WINNER PICTURE



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