Nikon D810 Animator's Kit

Today, American director PES (real name Adam Pesapane) shared his latest work, the stop-motion film Submarine Sandwich. The work represents the third installment of his Kickstarter-funded stop-motion cooking series, and was captured entirely using Nikon D810 DSLRs and a handful of NIKKOR lenses.

Take a look at Submarine Sandwich here:

http://youtu.be/EWEl8-PHhMI

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The film, successfully funded through Kickstarter, relied on some muscle to be completed. Fortunately, Nikon was the lead sponsor of the campaign and provided a new Nikon D810 Animator's Kit to be given to one of the top supporters of the project.

Adding to the legitimacy of the campaign is the background of the director. To those who aren’t familiar with PES, he is an American director and stop-motion animator known for a 2013 Oscar nomination for his short film Fresh Guacamole. He is also known for creating many short films and commercials throughout his extensive career.

 

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It wouldn’t be a Videomaker Feature Video without a bit more about how PES made this amazing work, and fortunately there is a behind the scenes video for our intense perusal.

Take a look at the behind-the-scenes video here:

http://cinema.nikonusa.com/pes-stop-motion-making-submarine-sandwich/

Dabbled in stop-motion animation? Have a D810 and love shooting with it? Share your works with us below in the comments or hit us up on Twitter @Videomaker

Russ Fairley is a producer, editor and motion graphic designer who enjoys writing for Videomaker. He has also written for About.com (Lifewire.com), RedShark News, Modern Drummer Magazine and others.