Monitogo Studios

Clever Story - Incredible Cinema

Boutique stop-motion animation and graphic design studio in Springfield MO.

A few tools we use in production at Monitogo Studios...

 

FOR THE storyteller

CELTX
A full-feature script writing and pre-production software, with online collaboration.

For the ANIMATOR

DRAGONFRAME
The most up-to-date stop-motion software available.  Includes a timeline editor, integrated lip-sync, advanced DMX lighting, and much more.

 

LIFELITES
A complete modular system for lighting sets, allowing easy addition of dynamic light.

For THE EFFECTS ARTIST

AUDACITY
Free open-source audio capture and editing software.

 

VIRTUALDUB
Free video software, for basic editing and encoding.  We use it exclusively with Donald Graft's MSU Deflicker Filter to even out our stop motion footage.

 

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ADOBE PHOTOSHOP
Digital image editing software.  Now supports video timelines, which allows for easy work in image sequences.

 

ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS
Video compositing, motion graphics, and facial animation software.