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Several of this year’s Oscar contenders discuss their biggest challenges, triumphs, inspirations and the state of animation in a very good year. Peter Lord – Director, The Pirates! Band of Misfits On the aspect of the movie he’s proudest of: I’m pleased about the spirit of the film. The attitude [...]
We are happy to announce an awesome ticket giveaway for a 3-D screening of Focus Features/LAIKA’s ParaNorman at the theaters at the Pacific Grove Theater (in Hollywood) at 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 8. You know you want to see those very cool zombies one more time! Stay after the [...]
LAIKA’s second stop-motion 3-D feature ParaNorman has been scaring up ghoulish family fun in theaters since its release, and Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced you can bring Norman and his supernatural cohorts home on disc and digital November 27, just in time for the holidays! What outcast kid or [...]
LAIKA’s well-received stop-motion feature ParaNorman did respectable business at the box office during its second weekend of release, with an estimated $8.6 million. Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell, the zombie-filled family movie now has a $28.3 million domestic cume and a $36 million worldwide total since its release [...]
LAIKA’s acclaimed stop-motion feature ParaNorman managed to have a solid first weekend at the box office, landing in at the No. 3 spot (after The Expendables 2 and The Bourne Legacy) with a healthy $14 million total. Although experts had estimated a higher debut for the zombie-filled family entertainment, kids [...]
LAIKA studio’s second feature, ParaNorman, is an original stop-motion horror story for kids of all ages. One of the most noticeable shifts in the Stateside features market is the reignited enthusiasm for stop-motion techniques. Major studios have released or unveiled plans to release films using this classic medium—and the start [...]
The kind folks at Focus Features, who are releasing LAIKA studio’s latest 3-D stop-motion feature ParaNorman nationwide on August 17, have put together an awesome Norman-themed prize pack for one lucky Animag reader that will make you the envy of Blithe Hollow! Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell, ParaNorman [...]
A few months ago, we had the great opportunity to visit the talented team of artists and technicians at Portland studio LAIKA, who are putting the finishing touches on their much-anticipated summer movie ParaNorman. The charming tale centers on a misunderstood young boy who can speak with the dead and [...]
Wes Anderson, the director of whimsical, stylish films such as Fantastic Mr. Fox and The Life Aquatic recently joined forces with the talented team at Portland-based Laika/house to direct a series of stop-motion ads for Sony. Titled “Made of Imagination,” these eye-catching spots for the Sony Xperia smartphone, use animation [...]
There seems to be a lot of instant buzz surrounding LAIKA’s 2012 feature ParaNorman. The new international trailer, which surfaced on the web this week, seems to confirm everyone’s original feelings about the movie. Slated for an August 17, 2012 release, the movie follows the adventures of a misunderstood young [...]