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Epic Stop-Motion Batman Short Created with Action Figures

Filmmakers Derek Kwok and Henri Wong of Parabucks created this ridiculously awesome stop-motion short film titled “Batman: Dark Knightfall” using highly-realistic 1/6-scale collectible action figures by Hong Kong toy company Hot Toys. Be sure to turn on HD when you watch it.

The cinematic lighting and sound effects give this film a realism that you’ll be hard pressed to find in a stop-motion video — at times you won’t believe that what you’re seeing isn’t showing real actors.

If all that isn’t enough, here’s another crazy fact to shame you: this is the duo’s first attempt at making a stop motion film.

Check out these screenshots for a taste of the realism:

Browsing around on the Hot Toys website, we find that the action figures are so fancy that they have what’s known as PERS (Parallel Eyeball Rolling System) built-in to allow you to control the eyes. The bodies are also equipped with 32 distinct points of articulation. No wonder the movements in this film are so crazy!

(via Fstoppers)