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If you’ve been dying to own a piece of original, hand-crafted material from LAIKA’s Oscar-nominated feature ParaNorman, your wish will be granted on Friday (Feb. 22). Variety – The Children’s Charity of Southern California will host an online auction of two props from the popular stop-motion pic, directed by Chris [...]
Just in time for the Academy Awards ramp-up, the acclaimed team of Oregon’s LAIKA Studios is offering an interactive, all-digital look behind the scenes of their Oscar nominated 3-D stop-motion film ParaNorman (Focus Features), directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler. The film, which follows a young boy named Norman [...]
LAIKA’s ParaNorman received a much-deserved GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Award nomination for Outstanding Film last week. Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell, the pic is the first mainstream animated children’s movie to include a positive gay character (Mitch, the jock) in a subtle and quite matter-of-fact [...]
Award-winning indie production house Passion Pictures has just signed animated feature film director Sam Fell for worldwide commercial representation. Fell has recently received both an Academy Award and BAFTA nomination for LAIKA/Focus Features’ stop-motion film ParaNorman, which he co-directed with Chris Butler. Fell’s previous animated feature directing credits include Flushed [...]
Family Guy creator and next month’s Academy Award host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominees for this year’s Oscars at 5 a.m. this morning. (January 10) in Beverly Hills. The nominees for Best Animated Feature are: Brave (directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman) Disney/Pixar Frankenweenie [...]
Three animated features received BAFTA nominations today. The three titles up for the Best Animated Feature of 2012 are: • Disney/Pixar’s Brave (directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman) • Disney’s Frankenweenie (Tim Burton) • LAIKA’s ParaNorman (Sam Fell, Chris Butler) Among the films that didn’t get any BAFTA love were [...]
The 40th Annie Award nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 3) and it looks like ASIFA voters decided to spread the wealth among many of this year’s animated features and TV shows. In the crowded Best Animated Feature category, eight pictures—Pixar’s Brave, Disney’s Frankenweenie and Wreck-It Ralph, Sony Animaton’s Hotel [...]
Boys and ghouls, if you loved LAIKA’s awesome stop-motion movie ParaNorman, we’ve got the perfect holiday giveaway for you. The first five readers who email us at firstname.lastname@example.org (with the subject line ParaNorman Giveaway) will win the new two-disc combo pack version of the movie. It helps if you give [...]
If you missed LAIKA’s well-received stop-motion feature ParaNorman, you can enjoy it at home as Universal Home Ent. has released the pic on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell, based on a script by Butler, the acclaimed movie centers on a young boy who [...]
Several of this year’s Oscar contenders discuss their biggest challenges, triumphs, inspirations and the state of animation in a very good year. Peter Lord – Director, The Pirates! Band of Misfits On the aspect of the movie he’s proudest of: I’m pleased about the spirit of the film. The attitude [...]