Brick Flicks: A Comprehensive Guide to Making Your Own Stop-Motion Lego Movies (Paperback)
A Comprehensive Guide to Making Your Own Stop-Motion Lego Movies
Skyhorse Publishing, 9781629146492, 224pp.
Publication Date: November 18, 2014
Turn your bricks into blockbusters with this movie-making guide You've seen the smash-hit film; now it's time to step into the director's chair and make your own. Forget big budgets, A-list movie stars, and exotic locations--this comprehensive guide will show you how to make a stop-motion movie using little more than a camera, a computer, and your own LEGO collection. From picking out the right gear, planning a story, and setting up shots, to animating minifigures, editing, and promoting your film online, Brick Flicks has enough tips and tricks to turn a popcorn prentice and into an Oscar-worthy wizard. Along with a brief history of Brickfilms, official LEGO shows, movies, and associated products, and a wealth of knowledge and expertise from some of the most popular Brickfilms producers out there, this is a must-have purchase for any budding directors, young or old, who want to turn their box of bricks into flicks.
About the Author
Sarah Herman is a British writer, editor, and LEGO lover. She has written for Total Film, Star Wars Insider, and the official magazines for TV shows including Lost, Heroes, and Torchwood. She is the author of two other LEGO-related titles, A Million Little Bricks and Extreme Bricks, as well as other books including The Classic Guide to Famous Assassinations and Does Anything Eat S**t? She resides in Norwich, England, where she works as an editor for The Lab Magazine.