Behind the Scenes: Luther Animation

Do playmobil actors do all their own stunts? Find out in this brief look behind the scenes of the Martin Luther Playmobil animation.

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See how the sets were created and the Playmobil characters brought to life in this behind the scenes video of the Martin Luther Playmobil animation.

This video gives a basic overview of how the stop motion Playmobil Luther biography was created. See behind the scenes and learn how the set was transformed from polystyrene, plaster bandage and polyfilla into the lifelike mountainous countryside, river banks and urban scenes with a lick of sandy paint and some artificial grass. Discover the painstaking process of piecing together the film, including how the different software packages (Lightroom, Photoshop and Premier Pro) were used to achieve the impression of movement and how Playmobil people do their stunt work!

Possible Discussion Questions

  • What do you find most interesting about how this film was put together?
  • What is so important about Luther's story?
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Produced by Go Chatter

Go Chatter has created a number of evangelistic videos linked to current events or trending topics, videos with a seasonal emphasis and others that feature someone’s life-story.

Created by Dan Rackham

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Ministry use licence

This video is available for use online or offline in the context of your ministry/ministries (e.g. church service, children’s/youth group, small group, Bible study, school assemblies and lessons). By purchasing this video, you are purchasing a license to use and show it in the context of your specific situation (unless otherwise noted, this excludes uploading it by itself to social media).

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