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Founded in 2001, Bricks in Motion is a friendly filmmaking community devoted to the art of stop-motion animation. Most of our films, sometimes called brickfilms or LEGO movies, are created using LEGO® and other plastic brick building toys. We have an active forum for filmmakers to learn from each other and share their work, as well as an ever-growing directory of films submitted by our members, and periodic animation contests that challenge filmmakers to push their skills further.

Staff Favorite

Overall: 9
Story: 8
Animation: 7
Cinematography: 8
Effects: 9
Sound: 7
Music: 7

The Oven

Directed By: Philip Heinrich

Genre: Horror, Comedy, Parody, Mystery
Length: 0:2:40
Released: February 6th, 2008

Director's Comments

This is the story of a man and his very old oven...once upon a midnight dreary. It's a loose parody of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven."

Winner of 1st place in the 2008 NickToons Animation Contest.

Staff Review

Jordan Harris:
The Oven is an amazing film. While the technical aspects are well-done, Smeagol's execution of a simple, brilliant concept centered around a narrated poem is what makes this stand out. With fantastic pacing and great humor, this is a film you don't want to miss.

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