Broadcasting legend Arthur Rankin Jr. -- the animator, producer and director behind some of television’s most enduring holiday specials -- is dead at the age of 89 following a bout of illness.
Hot on the heels of the success of the recent viral hit Honda “Hands,” Honda and Wieden+Kennedy London once again team up with Nexus directors Smith and Foulkes to create a captivating film introducing the newest member of the Civic family.
Shot with Blackmagic Cinema and Pocket Cinema cameras, live action short Me + Her is readied for Sundance using Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve.
Animator and filmmaker Ernest “Nag” Ansorge passes away on December 26 in Lausanne, Switzerland, two months before what would have been his 89th birthday.
A trailer for But Milk is Important, the graduation film from Norwegian animators Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen and Anna Mantzaris, is now online.
London-based creative agency Man+Hatchet partnered with health brand Withings to create “Sam’s Body,” an amazing stop-motion animation made entirely from naked people.
Feeling displaced, like a stranger in a strange land, lies at the heart of the directors' poignant and expertly crafted short film.
ShadowMachine creates a four-spot package for SoCal Honda Dealers holiday campaign “Happy Honda Days."
Focus Features releases a new trailer for Portland-based Laika's upcoming stop-motion animated film, The Boxtrolls.
For the UK’s John Lewis Christmas ad, Hornet/Blinkink directors Elliot Dear and Yves Geleyn take the two most traditional and time-honored animation processes – stop-motion and traditional hand-drawn 2D animation – and combine them to create something innovative and unique.
Henry Selick reflects on his groundbreaking classic, a misleading headline, a Shadow King and the road ahead.
Disney offers exclusive second screen live experiences to fans of the cult classic Tim Burton film, The Nightmare Before Christmas, starting October 18.
Athena Studios partners with Skywalker Sound on the stop-motion animation feature film Auntie Claus.
The Department of Cinema Art + Science at Columbia College in Chicago partners with Design Ideas to launch a stop-motion competition featuring Adam the Doodles Man and Rover the Doodles Dog.
Latest versions of iStopMotion for Mac and iStopMotion for iPad now include support for animated GIF export; iStopMotion for iPad offers new preference options ideal for school and workshop settings.
Winners are announced for Poland’s fourth annual Se-ma-for Stop Motion Film Festival, led by Slovenian-German puppet animation Boles and Norwegian student film, But milk is important by Anna Mantzaris and Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen.
Poland’s fourth annual Se-ma-for Stop Motion Film Festival kicks off, boasting almost 250 animations from dozens of countries, as well as speakers from Aardman, Pixar and Tim Burton’s filmmaking team.
The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival announces the lineup for the 2013 edition taking place October 18 – 20.
Bent Image Lab gives El Tabador a Claymation makeover in a new spot for Canadian mobile carrier Koodo.
Australian stop-motion animation writer and director Adam Elliot is scheduled to participate in a screentalk at the Bradford Animation Festival, which runs November 12-16 at The National Media Museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
Stardust partners with Proof Advertising to create a short film for Baylor University from archival footage treated with layers of graphic textures, paralax effects, shot elements (like fire and lens flairs) and hand-drawn illustrations.
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Montreal Stop Motion Festival, Henry Selick will present a special 20th anniversary screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas.