Director Nico Casavecchia, 1stAveMachine, Ogilvy and the big brains at IBM Research create the world’s smallest stop-motion film, “A Boy and His Atom.”
The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival issues a call for entries for the fifth edition of the festival, which will take place in October.
IBM says it has made the tiniest stop-motion movie ever — a one-minute video of individual atoms repeatedly rearranged to show a boy dancing, throwing a ball and bouncing on a trampoline.
Geneva Film’s stop-motion animated short “Foxed!” will premiere in 3D at Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film on April 25.
VisitEngland teams up with Wallace & Gromit to launch "Great Adventure" – a nationwide campaign to boost tourism in the UK in 2013.
Isabel Peppard’s “Butterflies” wins the Jury Prize for Best Short Animated Film at Cinequest International Film Festival.
Academy Award-winning animator Daniel Greaves announces a Kickstarter fund for his newest short film project, “Mr. Plastimime.”
Bent Image Lab produces a stop-motion commercial, “Recycling Is A Beautiful Thing,” for Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water.
th1ng Group welcomes Hayley Morris to its Film Club Productions division for international commercial representation.
Unique hand-crafted props from Academy Award-nominated animated feature “ParaNorman” are to be auctioned beginning Friday, February 22, with the proceeds to benefit Variety – The Children’s Charity of Southern California.
Aardman Animations’ “Shaun the Sheep” makes his highly anticipated return to the UK small screen this month with 20 brand-new episodes and five new digital games.
Telegael launches a new stop motion studio, Beochan, to create the second season of prehistoric preschool series, “Igam Ogam.”
Hornet mixed-media director and stop-motion specialist Peter Sluszka is tapped to direct a music video for “Lilies,” the fourth single from Bat for Lashes from the acclaimed album, “The Haunted Man.”
Flickerpix wins the Irish Film and Television Academy award for Best Animation for its short film, “Macropolis.”
The director, fresh from his Annie Award win for Best Student Film, discusses his Oscar-nominated stop-motion gem.
Director Timothy Reckart launches his own production company, Reckart Productions, with two stop-motion feature projects in development: “Super Special Ed” and “I Lost My Mind.”
Focus Features and Laika reunite for October 2014’s “The Boxtrolls,” based on Alan Snow’s bestseller “Here Be Monsters,” and starring the voices of Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette, Elle Fanning, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Jared Harris, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade and Tracy Morgan.
K5 International will begin pre-selling the animation project, which began life at Disney, to buyers at the European Film Market.