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Category: Stop-Motion

Laika Headline News

Focus Features Releases Two New Featurettes for LAIKA’s ‘Boxtrolls’

Two weeks away from the 3D animated film’s arrival in U.S. theaters, Focus Features releases two new featurettes for LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls.’

Short Films Headline News

Athena Studios to Produce Stop-Motion ‘Mermaids on Mars’

Based on a story by children’s book author Nancy Guettier, stop-motion animated short centers around a young boy named Julian who takes a fantastic adventure to Mars.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Rudolph’ Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Collector's Edition DVD and Blu-ray

The classic holiday special ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ celebrates its 50th anniversary with a new DVD and Blu-ray, featuring brand-new bonus features. 

Indie Features Headline News

Cinefamily to Preview Signe Bauman’s ‘Rocks in My Pockets’

Animation Breakdown presents a free sneak preview of ‘Rocks in my Pockets’ followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Signe Baumane on Wednesday, September 10.

Laika Studios Headline News

New ‘Boxtrolls’ Featurette Examines ‘Nature of Creation’

The creative team behindThe Boxtrolls’ releases a new featurette that reveals how they brought fire, water and earth into their intricate stop-motion animation world. 

preschool Headline News

Amazon to Debut Preschool Series ‘Tumble Leaf’

Amazon debuts seven brand-new episodes of its Annecy International Festival award-winning series, ‘Tumble Leaf,’ on Prime Instant Video on Friday, September 5.

Sundance Headline News

Sundance Animated Shorts Program Headed to Theaters

The Sundance Film Festival rolls out a 95-minute program of animated shorts to theaters set to premiere at the Sundance Sunset Cinemas in Los Angeles on September 26, 2014, with more dates and cities to be announced in the coming weeks.

th1ng Headline News

Sylvain Chomet Teams with Amnesty Int’l to #StopTorture

Celebrated director/animator teams with non-governmental human rights organization Amnesty International to create a harrowing and brutally honest depiction of the sheer savagery of torture.

The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival Headline News

Montreal Stop Motion Fest to Showcase ‘Boxtrolls,’ ‘Robot Chicken’

The sixth edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival to feature behind-the-scenes looks at the production of Adult Swim’s ‘Robot Chicken’ and LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls.’

Strange Beast Headline News

Strange Beast Creates Stop-Frame Spot for Curtin University

Strange Beast directing duo Kijek/Adamski unveil their latest project, an intricate-yet-elegant stop-motion promotional film for Western Australia’s Curtin University.

Laika Headline News

‘The Boxtrolls’ Set to Roll at All-American Soap Box Derby

Focus Features partners with the International Soap Box Derby, inviting families attending the World Championship to explore the fantastical world of ‘The Boxtrolls’ with a custom-built car on display, free ‘Boxtrolls’ gear, exclusive sneak preview clips from the new movie, and an immersive photo experience.