BB4 Stop Motion Desks and Stages

Butler Building #4 (BB4) is a stop motion animation studio that contains student desk space and shooting stages for animation students doing armature, puppet, and claymation work.

BB4 contains four private stop motion stage spaces – Stage I, Stage J, Stage R, and Stage K. 

Stage I contains a motion control rig with a dedicated iMac. 

Stage J contains the Kuper Motion Control Rig with its dedicated Windows computer system. 

Stage K contains an Oxberry-style camera stand with multiplane glass. 

Each stage space contains a platform table, a stop motion tool kit, and a ladder. Stages I, J, and R have a red rolling cart with C-stands, sandbags, and flags.


To reserve time in a BB4 stage space, please complete and submit a Stop Motion Stage Reservation Request Form. If you have any questions, please email


Please use the calendars below to check and see when the space you want to book is available before emailing your reservation request.

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