The making of Wes Anderson's stop-motion film "Isle of Dogs"

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Prior to the film's release on 30 March, Fox Searchlight has released a mini behind-the-scenes documentary on the making of Wes Anderson's new stop-motion film Isle of Dogs.

It's only 3-minutes long, but it still gives us a little bit of an insight into the production process, with animators detailing what they go through in order to breathe life and emotion into these puppets. "Even if you have the best sets and the best puppets all ready to go, the animator is really the one who has to go behind a black curtain and turn this scene into something that has life and has emotion and has vitality," says Jeremy Dawson, the film's producer.

It goes on to detail how such life-like movements were created, including hand sculpting all the faces, attaching GoPros to real life dogs, and video calling with Wes Anderson for feedback and to make tiny adjustments, ensuring everything was just right.