This stop-motion music video was created with over 5500 hand cut stickers

Aug 9, 2017

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

This stop-motion music video was created with over 5500 hand cut stickers

Aug 9, 2017

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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What I love about music videos is that they can show so much creativity in only a couple of minutes. Directing duo Jesse Lamar High and Nik Harper (LAMAR + NIK) created one of such videos for the song Half a Million by The Shins. It involves over 5500 hand cut stickers of the band members’ pictures, animated to show them perform in a number of crazy locations. It’s not a huge investment, yet the results are fantastic.

https://vimeo.com/228614940

The band was first filmed performing against white a background and the directors edited this footage. There were 4,868 frames of the performance video, which were all printed out on paper. Then, they were hand cut into 5,566 stickers. For the final video, the stickers were placed on top of each other in more than 40 locations. So you have the printed drummer playing on coins or pieces of cheese, or a keyboard player using a wooden fence as the instrument.

You can see the final result in the video above. I like both the idea and the execution, and I find it really inspirational, creative and fun. I hope you will, too.

[Half a Million via No Film School]

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Dunja Djudjic

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Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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