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Portland, Oregon-based animation house Laika has purchased a site license of Shotgun software to manage production and enhance collaboration for stop-motion and vfx work throughout the studio. Laika has implemented the flexible, web-based solution as a central platform for modernizing production management of the data-heavy stop-motion process on its upcoming 3D [...]
ParaNorman, an upcoming stop-motion 3D animated feature produced by LAIKA, has scored a world print and electronic publishing deal for key movie tie-ins and an original middle-grade novel with Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Little, Brown will launch this new publishing program in June, prior to ParaNorman’s nationwide release [...]
Canadian animation studio Arc Prods (formerly known as Starz Animation Toronto) will be co-producing a new feature with Alcon Entertainment, based on the short Ormie, it was announced Thursday at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. “Having worked with Alcon as a client has shown us their extraordinary expertise on both [...]
ParaNorman, the next 3D stop-motion animated feature from Laika and Focus Features, has added composer Jon Brion to its ranks, as well as cast members Tucker Albrizzi, Alex Borstein and Jodelle Ferland. The studio’s follow-up to the 2009 hit Coraline is in production at Laika’s Oregon facility. ParaNorman is directed [...]
Acclaimed stop-motion studio LAIKA and Focus Features, who partnered on Henry Selick’s Academy Award-nominated feature Coraline, are teaming up again for two upcoming movie projects, Focus CEO James Schamus and LAIKA prez/CEO Travis Knight announced today. The films will be the much buzzed about ParaNorman and an untitled project due [...]