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When we dig into the specs of the latest and greatest camera gear here at NFS our natural bias tends to be reporting how these affect the work of the live action director, but long before Nikon and Canon began considering video as a viable feature to add to their DSLRs, stop motion filmmakers were already busy at work with these cameras creating their films painstakingly frame by frame.

British animator Lee Hardcastle is probably one of the most prominent stop motion directors — at least in the online space, his YouTube channel has clocked up nearly 24 million views — at the moment, building a growing army of fans for his original and re-imagined claymation work such as the recent re-telling of Gareth Evans’ action feature The Raid featuring claymation cats (warning: Hardcastle’s work is DEFINITELY not for kids): More »