Claymation meaning

klā-māshən
A service mark used for a stop-motion animation process using clay figurines.
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A process of photographing a kind of animated cartoon using three-dimensional clay puppet figures.
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Any process of film animation like this.
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A form of stop-motion animation that uses actual clay figures which are molded into different positions for each frame. See stop-motion animation.
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A stop-motion animation where each animated piece is made from a deformable substance, typically Plasticine clay.
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Origin of claymation

  • A blend of clay and animation. Originally registered as a trademark by Will Vinton in 1978, then entered the English language as a genericized trademark.

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