VIEW Conference Sets LAIKA Anniversary Tribute

The VIEW Conference 2015 has added a special celebration of LAIKA’s 10th anniversary and several special presentations about the future of videogames to this year’s gathering. Set ... Continue Reading →

TIFF Plans Major Stop-Motion Retrospective

The Toronto International Film Festival ( will be presenting a pan-genre retrospective on the art of stop-motion animation at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, running ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Reveals 2015 Speakers

VIEW Conference, taking place Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy this year, has announced the speakers for the 16th edition. Key animation speakers listed below; see for complete ... Continue Reading →

Disney TV Animation Appoints Key Execs

Following up Disney Television Animation’s most successful year ever, the company has made several key executive appointments to help further the content development pipelines ... Continue Reading →

Academy’s N.Y. Animation Series Spotlights Technique

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present An Animation Showcase: From Celluloid to CGI, an animation series that takes place April 24-May 28 in New York City. Aimed ... Continue Reading →

LAIKA Opts for Foundry’s FLIX on ‘Kubo’

Award-winning stop-motion studio LAIKA (The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, Coraline) has picked London developer The Foundry’s web-based FLIX software solution to aid its pre-production ... Continue Reading →

Laika to Expand Studio by 70 Percent

Stop-motion house Laika, the Hillsboro, Oregon-based studio behind The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman and Coraline, has announced plans to increase the size of its facility by 70 percent. The ... Continue Reading →

Art of LAIKA Auction Collects $1 Million in Sales

More than 250 screen-used puppets, maquettes, paint test models, props, set pieces, and original concept and production art from LAIKA generated sales of more than $1 million in Heritage ... Continue Reading →

FMX 2015 Looks to the Future

The FMX conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia — set for May 5-8 in Stuttgart this year — will be looking at a broad range of topics related to the future ... Continue Reading →

LAIKA Offers Puppets, Models, Props at Auction

Get ready to bid for an authentic piece of LAIKA. The Portland, Ore.-based studio behind the hit stop-motion features The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman and Coraline will auction more than 250 ... Continue Reading →