Issue No. 289
Around the World in Stop-Motion
How director Chris Butler and his meticulous team at Laika built the visually stunning, eccentric and madcap world of Missing Link.
A spirited young girl is befriended by spirits in Kitarō Kōsaka’s charming new movie, Okko’s Inn.
Birds of a Feather
Tuca& Bertie, Lisa Hanawalt’s clever new Netflix series, puts a colorful new spin on female friendships.
Rising Stars of Animation 2019
Our annual spotlight on 16 talented up-and-coming animation professionals gets an encouraging expansion this year.
Teen Girls to the Rescue
Lauren Faust discusses her new show DC Super Hero Girls, which features Batgirl, Supergirl, Wonder Woman and other familiar comic-book characters.
Fresh Fare with a French Flair
Xilambrings a crop of original animated projects to the MIPTV market.
Execs share their take on the global scene in advance of this month’s MIPTVin France.
Crafting Dumbo’s High-Flying Effects
VFX supervisor Richard Stammers talks about the mammoth task of making Disney’s beloved young elephant come to life.
State of the Art: The Truth about Digital Doubles
Why and how to animate characters that are indistinguishable from real humans, according to Cubic Motion