I found this gem on twitter (via Ed Smith) a few weeks ago and saved it because I knew you guys would want to see it – shot on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II with some beautiful stop motion skills and merged with data from google street view, this is just worth sitting down and watching… (and it has 1.9 million views on vimeo)
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Google Street View stop motion animation short made as a personal project by director Tom Jenkins.
Story: A lonely desk toy longs for escape from the dark confines of the office, so he takes a cross country road trip to the Pacific Coast in the only way he can – using a toy car and Google Maps Street View.
Music by the wonderful Cinematic Orchestra (cinematicorchestra.com) and the track is Arrival of the Birds – please buy the fantastic album: itunes.apple.com/gb/album/the-crimson-wing-mystery-flamingos/id297787201
All screen imagery was animated – there are no screen replacements.
Shot using Canon 5d MkII, Dragonframe Stop Motion software and customised slider.
(cover photo credit: snap from the video)