The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles intro, painstakingly recreated with stop motion animation

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles intro, painstakingly recreated with stop motion animation

We’re not exactly sure why they did it, but we’re glad they did. A team of animators have recreated the opening titles for the classic 1987 cartoon series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, using hand-drawn scenery and customized action figures.

Director Kyle Roberts says the video involved “4,000 individual pictures, 60 hand-drawn images and 3 months of tedious work.” It certainly paid off, we think.

Don’t miss the ‘making of’ video below, too.

How it was made:

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