Telling a Story With Stills, From Music Videos to Commercials

 - Aug 3, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
A lot of people are hopping on the stop-motion train to tell stories these days. The final product of these projects has an undeniable element of care that shows the effort that went into its composition.

It's not easy, but anyone can do it. From sticky notes to campaigns, here are 16 different examples of stop-motion innovations.

Implications - Stop-motion animation can be a time-consuming affair, but in a market saturated with live-action, it can hold real and lasting appeal just because of the fact that it is a break from the expected and the normal alone. Anything that breaks the mold of the usual has the potential to capture people's attentions, so expect to see stop-motion take on an increasing role in advertising over the next few years as business strive to capitalize on that.