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LAIKA Unpacks New ‘Boxtrolls’ Poster

The new poster for LAIKA’s The Boxtrolls, arriving in theaters through Focus Features on September 26, moves above ground to the streets of Cheesebridge and introduces the villainous ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Unveils Final ‘Boxtrolls’ Trailer

Stop-motion animation house LAIKA has released the final trailer for the upcoming film The Boxtrolls (September 26 through Focus Features). The trailer premiered at the Annecy festival ... Continue Reading →
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‘Vanity Fair’ Fetes CalArts Alums

In the heated ramp-up to the Academy Awards, Vanity Fair‘s annual Oscar issue is tipping a hat to a generation of filmmakers trained at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) ... Continue Reading →
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Laika’s Annable to Keynote TIFF Kids Conference

Graham Annable, co-director of Laika’s upcoming stop-motion animated feature Boxtrolls, will give the opening keynote address at the Toronto International Film Festival’s ... Continue Reading →
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Go Behind the Scenes of LAIKA’s ‘Boxtrolls’

Stop-motion animation fans are always hungry for news about Portland studio LAIKA (Coraline, ParaNorman) and the shop’s upcoming animated feature The Boxtrolls. Well, today we ... Continue Reading →
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Auction Planned to Aid LAIKA Artist Jamie Baker

Animation junkies will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bid on an amazing catalog of more than 150 items of unique art, props and other movie memorabilia in a one-off celebrity ... Continue Reading →
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Henry Selick to Direct ‘A Tale Dark & Grimm’

Stop-motion master Henry Selick is moving to the world of live-action. The Oscar-nominated director of classics such as Coraline and A Nightmare Before Christmas has signed on to direct ... Continue Reading →
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Athena Studios Nabs Film Rights to ‘Auntie Claus’

Emeryville, Calif.-based Athena Studios announced today that it is producing a stop-motion animated feature based on Elise Primavera’s book Auntie Claus. The announcement was ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Animation Keynote Is Available Online

This week’s buzz-worthy CG animation Confab SIGGRAPH has released the video of its opening day keynote, which was presented in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Keynote Selick Talks Studio Challenges

During Monday’s keynote panel at SIGGRAPH, which featured top Toon Town vets from major studios, acclaimed stop-motion film director Henry Selick (Coraline, The Nightmare Before ... Continue Reading →