Stop-Motion Music Video: Hudson – Against the Grain


Hudson is an emerging indie-folk musical artist. A stop-motion video was created for one of his songs. View the video and see how this clever video was made.

Hudson is an emerging indie-folk project by Australian singer Travis Aulsebrook. For the video of one of his songs "Against The Grain“ he collaborated with film-maker and animator Jonathan Chong to create a simple stop-motion animation of colored pencils. This may sound boring, but it’s cleverly done and it’s definitely worth having a look at. View the entire video below.

A total of 920 pencils were used to create the video and the entire video clip is made up of 5,125 individual images. There is also a behind-the-scenes video of Jonathan Chong working on the video. It shows how much time and effort went into every little sequence of the clip. View the video below to see how they came up with the idea and how they shot the entire sequence.

“Against The Grain“ is from Hudson’s “Open Up Slowly” EP, released just last January 10, 2011. As for his main influences, Aulsebrook names Tunng and Iron & Wine. I hope you enjoyed the song and the music video as much as I did. Since this is Hudson’s debut EP and first video clip, I’m looking forward to hearing more beautiful music and seeing more creative videos from this emerging singer.

written by cornborn on 2011-11-29 #videos #music #lifestyle #folk #video #animation #indie #hudson #stop-motion #colored-pencils #jonathan-chong


  1. gvelasco
    gvelasco ·

    Very cool.

  2. stouf
    stouf ·

    Damn' great !

  3. leonlee
    leonlee ·

    superb video

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