Over the last decade stop motion animation has made big inroads into feature-length movies like  Chicken Run and Fantastic Mr.Fox. What if you wanted to make a short of your own without a big movie budget. There’s an app for that! Stop Motion Studio lets you shoot your own animated adventure or short.

You’ll need a tripod and a fixture for your phone and then its as simple as hitting the record button. As the director inside you starts to shine the app lets you add layers and effects, imagine  static background and a moving layer of fish.

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Stop Motion Studio
Developer: Cateater
Category: photography
Google play Rating: 3.8
Install from Google Play

The effects panel let you add speech bubbles and more.There’s a sequence view of different layers and media in the project where you can access cut, copy, paste and the routine editing functions.

Once you’re satisfied with the movie the app lets you export the movie and save it to the cloud. Overall a nice app with a few minor stutters and bugs, a must have for the creative side of your brain.

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Google Play Description:

Stop Motion Studio

Get Stop Motion Studio, the world’s easiest app to get you into stop motion moviemaking today!

Want to create movies like Wallace and Gromit or those groovy Lego shorts on YouTube? Then this is the app you’ve got to add to your collection.

Create beautiful stop motion animated movies anywhere instantly on your device. Everything you need is right at your fingertips. No computer needed. It’s simple to use, deceptively powerful and insanely fun to play with. Create fantastic movies your friends will enjoy or share it with the world on YouTube, Facebook and other sites.

Stop Motion Studio helps you to create terrific stop action movies with a whole host of unique features:
• Overlay mode to show you the differences between frames for precise control
• Grid mode to position animated objects more easily
• Integrated movie editor with frame-by-frame preview at different speeds
• Automatically capture frames with an adjustable time interval feature
• Zoom in and out on the timeline view so you never get lost, even if you have hundreds of frames
• Fade your movie in or out for a professional look

Do amazing things:
• Choose from seven amazing effects to give your movie an extra-creative professional touch.
• Import pictures from your photo library into your movie.

Themes
• Add movie titles and credits using eight different themes. Or choose from 28 amazing theme and text cards.
• Choose from 22 different front- and background images.

Full Camera Control
• High Definition, 1080p and 720p.*
• Automatic or manual white balance, focus and exposure control
• Cinema Mode (2.35:1) or Square Mode (1:1)

Record Audio or Add Music
• Bring it all to life using sound effects at virtually any position in your movie. Choose from more than 40 music and sound samples*
• Record audio or voiceover directly to your movie

Export
• Export your movie in up 1080p quality
• Export as animated GIF
• Export in square format for Facebook or Instagram

Share Your Movie on the Web and in Your Home
• Built-in in movies gallery
• Publish directly to YouTube, Facebook, DropBox or iCloud
• Transfer your movies to your computer

and much more…