Stop Motion Pro Action! HD - New Version 8 Item #: 9203 Gr. K-13+, Inclusion
Perfect for middle and high schools wishing to capture HD images using live view Canon and Nikon DSLRs, Stop Motion Pro Action! HD includes all of the easy-to-use features found in the Action! edition with nearly all of the tools found in the Studio edition.*
Stop Motion Pro Action! HD is compatible with many webcams and video cameras, as well as live view Canon and Nikon DSLRs, and you can choose your language (English, French, German and Spanish) upon installation, making it perfect for multiple language learners and ELL / ESL students. In addition, educators working with students on the Autism spectrum will appreciate the creative ways the program can be used as a digital storytelling device to foster emotional literacy and give a "voice" to students who would otherwise be unable or unwilling to express themselves.
Stop Motion Pro has recently been used in the production of The Pirates! Band of Misfits, in theaters April 27th, 2012! Watch the movie trailer below:
“Animation can be used very well in building teams and strengthening bonds in a group, you can use it to make non-expressive students perform without having to show themselves." - Morten Kulseng, Sentrum School
In addition to all the features found in the Action! edition, features found in Stop Motion Pro Action! HD include:
Preview animation as you film it instantly at a full 30 frames per second.
Control exposure and capture frames from Canon and Nikon Live view DSLR cameras. - Resolution of high res images is only limited by your hardware.
Loop animation sequences ("loop range"), to get a better feel for the animation flow, you can include the live view from your camera to see how the movement is progressing.
Additional looping controls are Loop last and Loop single.
Rig removal tools so you can use wires and props to support puppets and sets.
Programmable shortcut keys and the Stop Motion Pro parallel port remote control interface are also available with this version.
Overlay a frame counter and TV safe zone.
DOP control functionality.
Integrated student management system ensuring that a student can only view and edit their own animation. Teachers can view the work of all students.
Used in the filming of Aardman Animation Studio's Wallace & Gromit films, Stop Motion Pro makes it easy for learners to produce high-quality animations
Compatible with Microsoft Vista, XP and Windows 7 and Windows 8.
*See the FAQs button for additional information on edition differences.
Click on Demo to download a free 20-use trial, Click on Videos to see Stop Motion Pro in action, or Click on Getting Started to access a useful Stop Motion Pro Teaching Kit!
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Minimum system requirements: Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7, 1.8 + Ghz CPU, 1 GB + meg RAM, 10 Gig hard drive space. Stop Motion Pro can work on an intel MAC if Apple bootcamp and a version of Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 is installed.
Great for those new to animation and educators who want an easy to use, inexpensive tool for creating stop motion animations, Stop Motion Pro Action! allows you to make engaging and inspiring classroom animations with ease.
Great for those new to animation and educators who want an easy to use, inexpensive tool for creating stop motion animations, Stop Motion Pro Action! Plus has exciting additional features so you can make engaging and inspiring classroom animations with ease.
Give your characters a voice with Stop Motion Pro's new stand-alone lip sync tool! Lip Sync Pro provides you with a simple and way to animate mouths in sync with voice actors.Lip Sync Pro is a software application for planning ("breaking down") dialogue for animation. Breaking down dialogue before filming means you can save time and focus on your character's performance.
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