World’s Largest Stop-Motion Animation Uses Smartphone Cameras:

Just when we had almost given up hope on Nokia, along comes “Gulp,” a promotional stop-motion animation that broke a world record as the largest ever created.

 

The video showcases the Nokia N8 smartphone‘s 12-megapixel camera, using its Carl Zeiss lens to great effect. Shooting this clever video with three of the smartphones mounted atop a 118-foot-high crane, the Sumo Science team at Aardman Animations (some of whom also work on the Wallace and Gromit animated series) have succeeded in putting together a true work of art.

It’s been confirmed by the Guinness World Records that the 11,000-square-foot area used in the video makes this the world’s largest stop-motion animation.

Want to see how it was done? Here’s the “making of” video:

 

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