Papercraft Stop-Motion Animation in Sci-Fi Music Video

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Papercraft Stop-Motion Animation in Sci-Fi Music Video

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The new music video from French trio Ödland takes DIY special effects to a whole other world by using elaborately constructed papercraft settings for their cosmic stop-motion animations.


The video, called “Après Avoir Décroché Les Étoiles” (After Earning The Stars), follows the band as they explore a strange and desolate planet called Ödland, where they enter a dilapidated structure that turns out the be a spaceship, which takes them back to Earth. Director of the video, and Ödland’s synth player, Lorenzo Papace explained that the video was made over 6 months while the band travelled through the former USSR and remnants of Soviet architecture reminiscent of the Space Race feature prominently in the video.



Not only does this video feature an epic space adventure rendered in paper, but the music even features eerie theremin sounds, as you can see the band demonstrate in the video below.

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Ödland’s video has some stunning similarities to another recent DIY stop-motion animated music video by metal band Throne, which was made with digitally embroidered patches. DIY music videos are the best.

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