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Canon EOS 5D Mark II + Google Street View = amazing stop motion short!
Posted by Michal
December 10, 2011, at 2:29 AM

Here's an amazing short movie which is a personal project by director Tom Jenkins. It tells the story of a lonely desk toy which dreams to escape from the dark confines of the office. This is why the toy takes a cross country road trip to the Pacific Coast in the only way he can – using a toy car and... Google Maps Street View. The movie was created using a Canon 5D Mk II, Dragonframe Stop Motion software, a customised slider and of course Google Street View. The result is absolutely great!


Tom Jenkins did all the work on his own - he produced, animated, filmed, lit, edited and graded the movie personally. Also all screen imagery was animated and there are no screen replacements. The music has been composed by the Cinematic Orchestra (more info:


January 23, 2012
Amazing job!! Loads of cinematic skill there!!