Weta Workshop’s MOOSE Attack Robot from Chappie!

Adam Savage visits one of his favorite places in the world, the miniatures and collectibles prototyping shop at Weta Workshop! During this visit, we’re shown a prototype replica of the desktop MOOSE robot from Chappie, and Adam discusses the possibilities of turning this robot into…

Weta Workshop Artists Make Custom ‘Giant Killer Robots’!

While Adam Savage visits Weta Workshop in New Zealand, he checks out a stunning collection of custom kitbashed robot miniatures made by the artists at the studio. These one-off sculptures are made from spare parts from Weta Workshop’s GKR: Heavy Hitters tabletop game, and each…

What’s Changed in Astronaut Culture? Offworld episode 7: The Right Stuff

This week on Offworld, Ariel is joined by Adam Savage and retired astronaut Jim Newman to talk about the 1983 movie The Right Stuff! The three discuss the film’s portrayal of early NASA missions and astronaut culture, and hear some stories about Jim Newman’s flights…

Adam Savage’s Maker Faire 2018 Talk!

Adam Savage gives his annual “Sunday sermon” at the 2018 Bay Area Maker Faire. Adam talks about an essential aspect of making and maker culture: generosity and sharing. With examples from his own experiences and the world at large, Adam explains why the more we…

Adam Savage Repairs Totoro Cosplay!

Adam Savage and the Tested team ran a cosplay repair booth at this year’s Silicon Valley Comic Con, and Adam was so delighted to find another Totoro cosplayer at the show! Adam helps repair this Totoro costume, which is a different take on the character…

Adam Savage’s Maker Box #2: Cosplay!

Get your Adam Savage Maker Box here: http://bit.ly/savage_makerbox Adam Savage is teaming up with Quarterly to put together a serious Maker Kit series, starting from the very basic foundation of making. The second Maker box in this series is an introduction into one of Adam’s…

Organizing a Stop-Motion Film Production at Aardman Animations

Adam Savage visits Aardman Animations, where the studio is in production for its new film Early Man. A stop-motion film production requires many departments to work together to film dozens of scenes concurrently–so how is all of this organized? In chatting with Early Man’s first…

On the Shooting Set of Aardman Animations’ Early Man!

Adam Savage steps onto one of the film stages at Aardman Animations, where a complex and detailed miniatures set is ready for stop-motion filming. We learn how puppets are mounted on these sets to make them come alive, one frame at a time. Watch the…

Animating Stop-Motion Characters at Aardman Animations

Adam Savage visits the animation offices at Aardman, where Will Becher, Animation Director of Early Man walks us through the development of the film’s characters. We learn how the personalities of the characters were developed, brought to life, and kept consistent through the filming process….