Leading production company Nexus is to expand its roster of international talent with the signing of top directors Philippe Gamer and Kris Hofmann.
There are coffee-table "The Art of …" and "The Making of …" books on just about every new American animated feature. Books about older movies are rarer. Here is one on a 1967 "classic": the stop-motion Mad Monster Party.
The Canadian National Film Board have developed PixStop, a fresh new app that enables you to make stop-motion films on your iPad 2.
ShadowMachine has tapped Nick Swardson (BUCKY LARSON: BORN TO BE A STAR) and TJ Miller (HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON) to head the voice cast for their R-rated stop-motion feature HELL & BACK, reports Deadline.com.
There are films that have blitzed my senses into giddy, drunken stupors of delirium and bewilderment, riotous exhalings of creativity, desperation, and experimentation. Too often, these voices expire as rapidly as they respired, brief greetings before vanishing into the crowded darkness. One of the first animation films to short circuit me was Hilary by then Royal College of Art graduate, Anthony Hodgson.
Seth Green and Matthew Senreich of Stoopid Monkey Prods., who created ROBOT CHICKEN, and Buddy Systems’ John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner have teamed up to form a joint stop-motion animation studio called Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, reports Deadline.com.
The NFB is proud to bring you PixStop—a versatile, intuitive app that makes it easier than ever to shoot and score your very own stop-motion animation film.
Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, and Red Wagon Games, publisher of family friendly interactive entertainment, today announced that the classic holiday television special, Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town is now available for the whole family to enjoy on the Wii system and the Nintendo DS hand-held system.
Bent Image Lab, the animation studio behind many successful commercials, music videos, shorts, and visual effects projects is now co-producing long format content for television. “Jingle All the Way”, a stop motion animated show for Hallmark Channel is Bent’s first endeavor into long form animation.
DHX Media, a leading international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, has signed a raft of new licensing partners in the UK for its hit stop-motion animated preschool property Rastamouse.
Aardman Animations might be forced to move the production of its upcoming pre-school series PLOO overseas, reports Deadline.com.
Are they clucking serious?! Adult Swim will once again go against the television grain this fall when the network releases nine full episodes of Robot Chicken to DVD and Blu-ray before they ever see the light of day - err, dark of night? - on air.
The third Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival is proud to announce the release of its official program for 2011.
Leading rights management group Target Entertainment has signed a number of new broadcast deals for its kids’ properties on the eve of MIPCOM Jr.
Renowned filmmakers Timothy and Stephen Quay chose DIVE to manage color correction, titles, and audio mix on their film Through the Weeping Glass: On the Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum).
LAIKA has picked up the rights to WILDWOOD, the illustrated fantasy novel from Decemberists lead singer Colin Meloy and his illustrator wife Carson Ellis, reports Variety.
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 Deadline.com. T
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the latest excerpt, Ken A. Priebe delves deeper into effects, including an in-depth look at the eye compositing for the Oscar-nominated short Madame Tutli-Putli.
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.