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Category: Stop-Motion

Disney Headline News

Disney Halts Henry Selick’s Stop-Motion Animated Feature

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.


The Battle For Celebrity Deathmatch, Part 1

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!

Films Headline News

MoMA Announces Quay Brothers Retrospective

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.

Time Headline News

Aardman Unveils 'Timmy Time at SEA LIFE' Events

Aardman has partnered with the SEA LIFE to produce unique “Timmy Time at SEA LIFE” events that will be held at four UK SEA LIFE attractions from July 21 until September 2, 2012.

Film Blogs

The Head Is Born

The beautiful thing about inspiration is that you never know when it’s going to hit. Case in point – it’s 1989 and I’m working in the equipment checkout room at NYU’s Tisch School of The Arts. The room is where student filmmakers go to borrow the cameras, lights and all the grip stands they’ll need to make their films.


The Friday Five - Falls, Trips, Metamorphosis (Week of 6/21/12)

The Friday Five returns with falls, surreal trips, and strange transformations. This week: "Metamorphosis" (BUCK), "38-39°C" (Kangmin Kim), "The Fox" (WINTR), "Black Sun" (Kagemu), "Junkyard" (Hisko Hulsing)

Film Headline News

Elastic's Andy Hall takes Annecy with Red Cross Campaign

Elastic director Andy Hall takes top honors in the Advertising/Promotional Film category at the Annecy International Film Festival for his work on the Red Cross holiday gift donation campaign.