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FMX 2016 Headline News

FMX 2016 Sets ‘Blending Realities’ Theme

Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to host director Mark Osborne and stop-motion creative director James Caliri as they discuss their successful blend of animation techniques in ‘The Little Prince.’

Festivals Headline News

GLAS Animation Festival Announces Special Guest Henry Selick

GLAS Animation Festival announces inaugural competition jury members, including Jeremy Clapin, Hisko Hulsing, Kirsten Lepore, Nobuaki Doi, Sara Gunnardottir, Gerben Schermer, Rachel Ho, Brooke Keesling, Linda Simensky, Tom Brown, Tom Fulp and Peter Millard.

Stop-motion Headline News

Stop-Motion Short Celebrates 350 Years of The London Gazette

U.K. production company Lambda Films collaborates with animator Eleanor Wright to produce a stop-motion animated short film celebrating the 350th birthday of the longest-running English print newspaper.

Focus Features Headline News

WATCH: New Trailer Arrives for LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

First full trailer for stop-motion/CG-animated hybrid action-adventure set in mythic Japan sees Kubo join forces with friendly faces like Monkey and Beetle as he battles with threats such as the Moon King and the twin Sisters.

NYICFF Headline News

New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces Complete 2016 Slate

2016 NYICFF program highlights include opening night film ‘Boy and the Beast,’ centerpiece screening of ‘The Little Prince,’ and closing day film ‘The Idol.’

HBO Headline News

HBO to Premiere Duplass Bros.’ ‘Animals.’ February 5th

Produced by Duplass Brothers TV, new animated series created by Mike Luciano and Phil Matarese features the voices of Katie Aselton, Rob Corddry, Mark Duplass, Nick Kroll, Jason Mantzoukas, Molly Shannon and more.

Awards Headline News

BAFTA Announces 2016 Feature Film Nominees

Pixar’s ‘Inside Out,’ Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Minions’ and Aardman Animations’ ‘Shaun The Sheep Movie’ nominated for outstanding animated film; VFX nominees include ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ The Martian’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’

Awards Headline News

Nominees Announced for the 66th Annual ACE Eddie Awards

‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Inside Out’ and ‘The Good Dinosaur’ nominated for best edited animated feature film; winners to be announced at the 66th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on January 29th.

The Simpsons Headline News

Fan-Made ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag is Brutal & Amazing

Independent stop-motion animator Lee Hardcastle creates his own take on the classic couch gag that opens each episode of the series with a tribute to Adam Wingard’s home invasion horror film, ‘You’re Next.’

Stop-motion Headline News

Field Day Premieres Vincent Peone’s Stop-Motion Short, ‘The Sea is Blue’

Stop-motion animated short from directorial duo Josh and Vince was written and directed by Peone and produced at //kneeon Studios for YouTube channel Field Day.

Adobe Headline News

Kelli Anderson Creates New Stop-Motion Video for They Might Be Giants

Adobe Creative Resident Kelli Anderson uses a combination of After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator to create a new stop-motion animated video for TMBG’s holiday cut, ‘Long White Beard.’

Laika Headline News

LAIKA Celebrates a Decade of Filmmaking with New 10-Year Anniversary Reel

Acclaimed animation studio behind ‘Coraline,’ ‘ParaNorman,’ ‘The Boxtrolls’ and 2016’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ celebrates a decade of achievement; President and CEO Travis Knight renews pledge to push animated art form beyond expectations.

Hornet Headline News

Hornet’s Peter Sluszka Hits the Road with Bosch

Hornet director Peter Sluszka teams with agency Grey to show drivers what happens on the other side of the windshield in a clever new puppetry PSA, ‘Stop The Roadkill,’ for The Humane Society.

Laika Headline News

WATCH: Focus Features Unveils First Look at LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

New teaser for stop-motion animated action-adventure set in mythic Japan gives a taste of the film’s ornate visual style and epic setting.

Awards Headline News

73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards: The Nominees React

Filmmakers Steve Martino, Richard Starzak, Mark Burton, Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson, Pete Docter, Jonas Rivera, Pete Sohn and Denise Ream react to the news of the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Award nominations.

Stop-motion Headline News

New Featurette Explores the Stop-Motion World of ‘Anomalisa’

Taking three years to produce, the crew at Starburns Industries crafted 1,261 faces and 1,000 props for the Charlie Kaufman feature; the final cut has 118,089 frames of handmade animation.

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