The LAIKA Experience

LAIKA Experience Exhibit Heads to San Diego

Oscar-winning animation studio LAIKA is bringing its pop-up exhibition “The LAIKA Experience” to San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 23 — coinciding ... Continue Reading →
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‘Stone Quackerz’ Creator Ben Jones Named Bento Box Creative Director

Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s Burgers, Legends of Chamberlain Heights) has tapped Ben Jones as its new Creative Director, effective immediately. Based at the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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Friends Electric Opens Shop in LA & London

VFX studio Electric Theatre Collective has birthed a brand new, full-service production company and creative consultancy called Friends Electric, based in London and LA. Focused on ... Continue Reading →
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Zeitguised Launches Foam Studio for Commercials

Award-winning Berlin art, design and production studio Zeitguised — which has delivered acclaimed work for clients like Absolut, IBM, Mercedes-Benz, Nike and Samsung — is ... Continue Reading →
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Animago Award Nominees Announced

An independent jury of experts representing 14 different fields have pored over the 1,076 entries from 58 nations to the 2016 animago Award competition, selecting a total of 39 nominated ... Continue Reading →
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Collectible Kubo XV Sneakers on Auction for Charity

LAIKA and its Portland, Oregon neighbor Nike have teamed up to create a collectible Kubo XV sneaker themed on the studio’s Kubo and the Two Strings, arriving in theaters through ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supervisor Dan Akers Joins Blur Studio

Academy Award and Emmy-nominated animation, VFX and design house Blur Studio has hired on Dan Akers as Visual Effects Supervisor. With nearly 15 years of experience in VFX, Akers has ... Continue Reading →
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Director Sean McClintock Joins Aardman Nathan Love

Aardman Nathan Love has added Sean McClintock to its directorial roster. The Brooklyn-based artist brings nearly 20 years of experience in a variety of creative enterprises, including ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Disney Tops Global Ranking of the Most Powerful Brands in 2016 The house that Mickey built is joined by LEGO, Nike and Google on Brand Finance’s Top 10. New Star Wars Rebels clip: ... Continue Reading →
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Eric Barba Joins ILM Vancouver as Creative Director

Industrial Light & Magic, a division of Lucasfilm, is adding Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Eric Barba to its Vancouver studio team as Creative Director. In addition ... Continue Reading →