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Katzenberg, Grahame-Smith To Make Beetlejuice 2 & More

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 12:33pm

As part of a two-year first-look deal with Warner Bros., KatzSmith Prods.' David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith will work on a sequel to Tim Burton's BEETLEJUICE, reports T

Media Headline News

Universal Pictures UK Named Home Entertainment Partner For Rastamouse

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 11:17am

DHX Media, a leading international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, has appointed Universal Pictures UK as home entertainment partner for Rastamouse, the CBeebies stop-motion animated series, which is scoring high ratings on the UK channel and BBC iPlayer.

Blu-ray Headline News

Nightmare Before Christmas Makes Its Blu-Ray 3D Debut

More astonishing and spectacular than ever before, Academy Award nominated writer/producer Tim Burton’s overwhelmingly favorite The Nightmare Before Christmas becomes available for the first time ever to own on Disney Blu-ray 3D and/or 3D Movie Download, on August 30, 2011.

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'The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation': An Interview with Larry Bafia & Webster Colcord

In the latest excerpt, Ken A. Priebe interviews stop-motion vets Larry Bafia and Webster Colcord about working on Claymation classics like the California Raisins.

Animation Headline News

Aardman Sets Another Guinness World Record with Gulp Short

Nokia and Aardman Animations have set another Guinness World Record for the ‘World’s Largest Stop-motion Animation Set’ with their follow up short film: 'Gulp', shot entirely on the Nokia N8, after having set a record for the ‘Smallest Stop-motion Animated Character’ last summer with Dot.

Film Headline News

The 2011 Montreal Stop-Motion Film Festival: Call for Entries!

Hot on the heels of the hugely successful first edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival, we are officially opening the Call for Entries for 2011.

Youtube Headline News

Robot Chicken Crew Launch Stoopid Monkey on YouTube

Emmy-winning ROBOT CHICKEN team of Seth Green and Matthew Senreich are launching a live-action/stop-motion YouTube series titled STOOPID MONKEY, reports

Star Headline News

Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III Hits DVD/Blu-ray

Seth Green and Matthew Senreich's Emmy Award-winning Robot Chicken and Adult Swim bring the third and final episode in the beloved Annie Award-winning Robot Chicken: Star Wars series to DVD, and for the first time, Blu-ray Disc, with the release of Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III.

Award Headline News

LAIKA's Paranorman Gets Composer, More Cast Members

Two-time Grammy Award-nominated composer Jon Brion has signed to create the original score for LAIKA and Focus Features’ animated comedy thriller ParaNorman, currently in production at LAIKA’s Oregon studios for nationwide release by Focus on Friday, August 17th, 2012.

Film Headline News

Aardman Director Produces Viral Film To Mark MS Week

Aardman director Darren Robbie, who was a lead animator on the classic film Chicken Run and is also known as Chopsy Animation, has produced a stunning short animated film for the MS Society which graphically and powerfully depicts the reality of living with multiple sclerosis (MS).

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Motion Theory's Mark Kudsi Directs Branded Music Video for the Fiat 500

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 10:12am

As the Fiat 500 rolls off the assembly line and into US showrooms, director Mark Kudsi of commercial production company Motion Theory is upping the excitement with a kinetic branded music video that tells the story of Fiat owner and car preparing to meet each other.

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Johnny Kelly Collaborates with Vitra on Tip Ton Chair Film

Nexus director, Johnny Kelly, was approached by esteemed designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby to create a celebratory showcase of their innovative new Tip Ton chair, manufactured by iconic furniture company Vitra.