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…

Nicholas Tollervey – Visits Adafruit, talks code, community & Mu @adafruit #adafruit @Rapberry_Pi

ntoll visits Adafruit and talks with Ladyada about all things Python, education, communities, and the Mu editor. Mu is a simple code editor for beginner programmers based on the feedback given to and experiences of the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s education team. Having said that, Mu…

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…

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….

The Stop-Motion Puppets of Aardman Animations! – YouTube

Adam Savage visits Aardman Animations’ workshop to get up close with some of the beautiful stop-motion animation puppets used in the studio’s upcoming film Early Man. Aardman senior model maker Jimmy Young walks us through some of the modelmaking processes that go into these puppets’…