The Father Of Stop-Motion Animation Shows Off His Pre-CG Movie Monsters

The Father Of Stop-Motion Animation Shows Off His Pre-CG Movie Monsters


Jurassic Park

In this interview dating back to 1974 — a time when stop-motion animation was still very much a popular technique in filmmaking — Harryhausen discusses some of his more infamous creations, including dinosaurs and the multi-headed hydra. It shows how sophisticated modern visual effects have become, but the clips of his creations in action are still surprisingly convincing. Even when you know that towering Allosaurus is only a 45cm tall rubber model in real life. [YouTube via BoingBoing via Dangerous Minds]