World Animation & VFX Summit Reveals 2016 Hall of Fame Awardees

Animation Magazine has announced its list of 2016 Animation Hall of Fame inductees, who will be celebrated with an Awards Gala held Tuesday, November 1 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the beachside ... Continue Reading →

Nucleus Hosts LAIKA 10-Year Exhibit & Halloween Bash

SoCal’s Nucleus art gallery has another must-see show for animation fans going up this weekend. The LAIKA 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition will open open with an all-ages, free ... Continue Reading →

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 →

‘Coraline to Kubo’ LAIKA Experience Heads to Hollywood

Acclaimed stop-motion animation studio LAIKA — which is unleashing its latest fantasy masterpiece Kubo and the Two Strings in U.S. theaters on August 19 through Focus Features ... Continue Reading →

Puppet Masters

LAIKA again pushes the boundaries for stop-motion and delivers scope, ... Continue Reading →

Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →

Nick Titles ‘Hey Arnold!’ Movie Starring Original Voicers

Nickelodeon — now celebrating its 25th year of original animation — has announced the title for the highly anticipated return of one of its cartoon classics will be title ... Continue Reading →

Field Report: Cape Town International Animation Festival

Cape Town is not the easiest place to get to if you aren’t based in South Africa, but the view of the spectacular Table Mountain makes up for it, and now there is a new reason to ... Continue Reading →

Growing Frame-by-Frame

LAIKA celebrates its 10th anniversary by pushing the time-honored technique of stop-motion to new levels of creative and commercial success. In an industry where big budgets, advanced ... Continue Reading →

LAIKA Reflects on 10 Innovative Years

This story originally appeared in the January 2016 issue of Animation Magazine. In an industry where big budgets, advanced technology and sleekly modern visuals earn the most attention, ... Continue Reading →