The Missing Link

Lionsgate U.K. Picks up LAIKA’s ‘Missing Link’

LAIKA’s much-anticipated 2019 movie The Missing Link has found its home in the U.K. Lionsgate has picked up the rights from AGS Sales, and presented it at its CineEurope session in ... Continue Reading →
Armor del Amor

HouseSpecial’s Armadillo Love Story Makes a Date with Portland Airport

Portland, Oregon-based animation studio HouseSpecial and director Kirk Kelley have launched a new short about the love life of one of America’s odder creatures, Armor del Amor. The ... Continue Reading →
Ludovic Berardo & Anja Poland

Anja Poland & Ludovic Berardo on the Creative Craft of LAIKA Magic

Since 2005, the internationally acclaimed studio LAIKA has been reinvigorating the stop-motion animated feature landscape in the US and around the world. The Portland, Oregon outfit ... Continue Reading →
Missing Link

LAIKA’s Fifth Movie ‘Missing Link’ Coming in 2019

Announced from Cannes, LAIKA has titled its fifth and most ambitious film to date: Missing Link. The Oscar-nominated animation behind Kubo and the Two Strings, The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman ... Continue Reading →
Mumue

Annecy ‘18: A Record Year for MIFA Pitches!

From June 12-15, the bustling MIFA market will run alongside the Annecy animation festival in the French alps, and this year’s line-up of project pitches and recruitment activity ... Continue Reading →
Annapurna Pictures

Annapurna to Release Fifth LAIKA Animated Feature

LAIKA, the animation studio behind the Academy Award-nominated Kubo and the Two Strings, The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, and Coraline, has announced its fifth film — currently being ... Continue Reading →
Wish Dragons

Jackie Chan, Constance Wu to Voice Sony’s ‘Wish Dragons’

Sony Pictures Animation has revealed more details about its 2019 slate. The studio will release Wish Dragons, a new retelling of the “1,001 Nights” genie-in-a-bottle story retold ... Continue Reading →
American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
Isle of Dogs

CES: FoxNext Takes You Inside the Virtual Making of ‘Isle of Dogs’

Fox’s games and VR division, FoxNext, took the stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to offer a sneak preview of Isle of Dogs Behind the Scenes (in Virtual Reality), ... Continue Reading →
Welcome to My Daydream

Exclusive: Meet the Claymation Stars of New Will Vinton Documentary

One of the great icons of latter 20th century animation history, Will Vinton is the deserving subject of a new documentary from director Marq Evans (The Glamours & the Squalor), ... Continue Reading →