National Film Board of Canada Launches Stop-Motion iPad App, StopMo Studio

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The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has just released a new iPad app that allows you to make stop-motion videos. The new app, called NFB StopMo Studio, is actually a redesigned version of Pix Stop which they originally released back in December 2011.

StopMo Studio allows users to create stop-motion film in a simple and exciting way with powerful capturing and editing tools. The app by NFB features an iOS 7 inspired user interface and over 20 new features. Here is a list of all the new features included in StopMo Studio:

MOVIE-MAKING AT YOUR FINGERTIPS:

20 features even professionals will enjoy.

CAPTURING TOOLS.

• Capture images

• Images per second

• Time-lapse

• Front-and-rear-facing camera

• Onion skins

• Grid

EDITING IS SO EASY YOU WON’T HAVE TO LIFT YOUR PINKY.

• Ergonomic film editing

• Addition of an iTunes soundtrack

• Sound recording

• 4-track mixing board

• Fade-in/out

• Sound effects library (play with the sound library without altering your film)

• Inter-titles

• Add still photos

• Draw on the images

• Many brush settings

• Solid Colours

• Layers

• Mp4 film export

The stop-motion film you create with StopMo Studio can be easily shared via YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and by email.

Born out of the National Film Board of Canada’s legendary animation workshops, StopMo Studio takes decades of expertise and turns it into a one-of-a-kind stop motion tool.

NFB StopMo Studio is available from the App Store at an introductory price of $0.99. The app is optimized for iPad 2 / iOS 6 and above.

[via NFB]

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