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Trailer Debuts for LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

LAIKA and Focus Features have released a first-look trailer for the animation studio’s next feature film, Kubo and the Two Strings. Take a look: Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Gives Look at ‘Kubo’ with Teaser Art

Stop-motion house LAIKA and distributor Focus Features have unveiled a piece of teaser art for the upcoming animated feature Kubo and the Two Strings, in theaters nationwide August ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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VIEW Conference Sets Deep Programming Lineup

The VIEW Conference has announced its lineup of keynote addresses and programming for its 2015 edition, set for Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy. The lineup features an impressive array of ... Continue Reading →
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Justin Timberlake Enlists with ‘Trolls’

Justin Timberlake has signed on to star in DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming toy franchise adaptation Trolls, which will bring the colorfully coiffed Danish dolls to the big screen ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maleficent’ Director Among Gumby Fest Guests

This year’s Gumby Fest Stop Motion Festival (gumbyfest.net) will be celebrating the iconic claymation character’s 60th birthday with 16 presentations by TV and film professionals ... Continue Reading →
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Portland’s Bent Inks Two-Year Production Pact

Producer Trever Stewart has signed a two-year production deal with Portland, Oregon-based Bent Image Lab, bringing his slate of animation projects to the rapidly growing Pacific Northwest ... Continue Reading →
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Only Days Left for Animation Summit Early Bird Tickets

It’s time to grab tickets for the 2015 World Animation and VFX Summit, as early bird ticket rates end June 30th. Purchase tickets through animag.eventbrite.com and join some of ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Animation Adapting ‘Nimona’ with Patrick Osborne

Fox Animation has nabbed the rights to Noelle Stevenson’s New York Times best-selling graphic novel Nimona. The adaptation is set to be directed by Patrick Osborne, who won the Best ... Continue Reading →
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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 →