It’s a “plunderful life” aboard ship as the Hugh Grant-voiced Pirate Captain leads his crew on a rather convoluted adventure chasing fame, fortune and a stolen Dodo bird.
Joe Strike dives beneath the rotting flesh of Laika's new film "Paranorman" and uncovers some surprising facts about Chris Butler and Sam Fell's 3D stop-motion zombie romp.
The Model Shop at 32TEN Studios recently completed work on a national TV spot promoting Kraft Foods’ new Honey Maid Grahamfuls.
Cuppa Coffee Studios announce a new deal with Australia’s Foxtel for the stop-motion animated series “Life’s a Zoo,” with a spinoff in the works.
The 56th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express announce that this year’s Festival will open on Wednesday 10 October with the European premiere of Disney’s FRANKENWEENIE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Tim Burton.
New Mac version allows users to create stunning HD stop-motion and time-lapse videos using the iPhone as a camera.
In a four-day master class, Oscar-winning animation director Suzie Templeton gives insight in her creative process and working methods.
There’s a reason very few studios make stop-motion feature films – like trying to out-talk Lena Dunham, it’s unbelievably difficult. Credit LAIKA - ParaNorman is exquisitely animated, with a depth of visuals and fluidity of motion that is truly fantastic. You’ve never seen stop-motion like this. The acting, the range of motion, the sets, the props, the costumes, and the attention to detail is apparent in every scene.
LAIKA’s top gun discusses their latest stop-motion gem and the ground-breaking effort behind its production.
Growing up, I was a latch key kid, often coming home to an empty house after school. My babysitters’ names were Popeye, Tom, Jerry, Bugs and Daffy. I was literally raised on those old school cartoons with their over the top slapstick violence and impeccable timing.They would leave an indelible mark on me.
The producer of LAIKA’s latest feature discusses the challenges of pushing every imaginable stop-motion animation boundary.
Adult Swim announces the much-anticipated “Robot Chicken DC Comics Special” to kick off season 6 of the Emmy Award-winning show.
Disney has decided not to move forward with Henry Selick's untitled stop-motion feature, ending production on the film that was scheduled for release October 4, 2013.
In anticipation of the film’s release on Friday, Focus Features has released a final web trailer for the LAIKA stop-motion animated “ParaNorman” 3D feature.
Chronicle's new book goes in-depth to show the considerable differences and complexity of a full stop-motion feature utilizing LAIKA’s unique techniques.
Hannover House is proud to announce the nationwide launch of “Toys in the Attic,” a stop-motion animated feature film will open in key markets on September 7, 2012.
Convincing an MTV exec to greenlight a couple of Celebrity Deathmatch shorts seemed like a herculean task. Turns out that would become the first of many battles to get “Celebrity Deathmatch: The Series” on the air.
Stop Motion Montreal unveils its 2012 festival trailer with a trove of classic stop-motion film references.
Aardman Animations has boosted its grass-roots animation brand with a fantastic new “Animate It!” app which launches in the iTunes App Store for just $2.99.
In the case of Celebrity Deathmatch, I knew I had a solid concept – two celebrities with a score to settle face off in a clay animated wrestling ring…and fight to the death! The pitch could not have been any simpler and yet it had all of the components of great entertainment – pop culture, biting satire, cartoony violence and an animation style that was beloved but seldom seen. And yet it would take MTV over a year to greenlight a pilot!
Disney has brought online the new “Homage” trailer, first seen at Comic-Con 2012, for Tim Burton’s stop-motion animated film, “Frankenweenie.”
The Museum of Modern Art presents “Quay Brothers: On Deciphering the Pharmacist’s Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets,” the first major retrospective encompassing the full range of work by the Quay Brothers, August 12, 2012–January 7, 2013.