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‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Kubo’ Top VES Honors

It was a good night for The Jungle Book and Game of Thrones, with each winning five categories at the 15th annual VES Awards held Feb. 7 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Jungle Book ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo and the Two Strings’: How LAIKA Made the Thrilling Boat Sequence IndieWire chats with director and studio head Travis Knight about the film’s most ambitious ... Continue Reading →
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Second Annual LAIKA Animation Fellowship Announced

Non-profit arts organization Film Independent (producers of the Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival) and Oscar-nominated studio LAIKA announce the second year of the LAIKA Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Pete Docter, Jonas Rivera & Tim Miller Host Oscar Week Events

The Academy will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s Oscar nominees in select categories in the week leading up to the 89th awards ceremony. Held in the Samuel ... Continue Reading →
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Kobe Bryant Leads All-Star Annie Awards Presenters Lineup

The 44th Annual Annie Awards will kick off on Saturday, February 4 with a ceremony honoring the year’s best in animation. ASIFA-Hollywood has announced that this year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Nomination Reactions: The Class of 2017 Checks In

The nominees are in! Read what the finalist filmmakers have to say about being recognized by the Academy, below. The 89th Oscars will take place February 26. Best Animated Feature Kubo ... Continue Reading →
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Nominees Announced for 89th Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed Tuesday morning which of the year’s onscreen accomplishments will go for the gold as nominees in the 89th Annual Academy ... Continue Reading →
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Kodansha Comics Launches the ‘Attack on Titan’ Manga App The mega-hit manga gets a shiny new digital package for iOS through Madefire. Includes updated chapters, graphic novels ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Experience Returns to Universal Studios for the Holidays

Due to enthusiastic popular demand, LAIKA animation studio has announced an encore holiday presentation of “Form Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience” at Universal Studios ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: LAIKA Rocks the Boat for ‘Kubo,’ on Disc Nov. 22

LAIKA’s critically acclaimed stop-motion folkloric fantasy adventure Kubo and the Two Strings arrives on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D and DVD on November 22 (available on Digital HD now!), ... Continue Reading →