Animation studio LAIKA has purchased a site license of Shotgun to manage production and enhance collaboration for stop-motion and VFX work throughout its Portland, Oregon studio.
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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.
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.
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.
In the latest excerpt from The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation, Ken A. Priebe shows readers how to bring visual effects to their stop-motion work.
In the latest excerpt from The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation, Ken A. Priebe finishes up his discussion of character animation.
In the latest excerpt from The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation, Ken A. Priebe talks with Pete Kozachik, ASC.
In the latest excerpt from The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation, Ken A. Priebe begins his discussion on digital cinematography.
In the latest excerpt from The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation, Ken A. Priebe continues his lesson on building puppets, focusing on face armatures, replacement faces and rapid prototyping.
In the third excerpt from chapter one of the book The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation, Ken A. Priebe finishes his history of stop-motion features.
In the second excerpt from chapter one of The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation, Ken A. Priebe extends his history of stop-motion features to international releases.
Ken A. Priebe gives readers a history of stop-motion features in this excerpt from his book The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation.
In late July of 2010, Joseph A. Russo II, James Fino, Dino Stamatopoulos and Dan Harmon, sat around on a lazy afternoon contemplating on how we could join forces on future projects.
Dan mentioned that he received a call from an NBC executive who said he had a dream about a special Christmas episode of Community. He asked Dan what he had in mind.
Christian DeVita and Mark Gustafson go deeper into storyboarding and animating Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Bill Desowitz traveled to London and reports back on the making of Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Although work is still underway on his current project, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Tim Burton is talking about his next feature-length project: a stop-motion version of his 1984 short, Frankenweenie, ComingSoon.net reports.
Nike co-founder and billionaire Phil Knight is making some noise with Laika, the Portland, Oregon-based animation studio he bought six years ago, according to VARIETY.
Laika, which does both CG and stop-motion, is scheduled to release their first feature, CORALINE on February 6, 2009 from Focus Features.
The stop-motion film follows a girl (voiced by Dakota Fanning) who stumbles upon a dark fantasy alternate universe. THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS director Henry Selick helmed the picture, with Knight's son Travis the lead animator.
This week AWNtv has a place for stop-motion fans to start a commotion. There's a food fight, caged birds, funerals, rockin' puppets, lumps of clay, cyborgs, soul-sucking looms and Manny Schmeckstein.
Hot trailers ! WALL*E behind-the scenes peek! Two SIGGRAPH previews! And the LOVE GURU!
The cool vids of the week take a Middle Eastern flare with Omid Khoshnazar's ZERO DEGREE, Mashaallah Mohammadi's OTHER BEING, and Shlomi Schillinger & Tamar Moshkovitz's PLUSHOOD.
Real life husband and wife, Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany, have joined the cast of BORN, a psychological thriller featuring stop-motion animation from Chiodo Bros. Prods. (TEAM AMERICA, ELF), reports VARIETY.
Guillermo del Toro, Lawrence Gordon and Lloyd Levin are producing with Clive Barker on as exec producer. Steve Lanning and Cliff Lanning are also producing. Daniel Simpson is set to direct.
Cuppa Coffee Studios has purchased a new production facility at 53 Ontario Street in Toronto, formerly owned and occupied by The Partners Film Co. Housing 40 stop-motion studios, 50 compositing stations, seven online editing suites, including one HD suite, and an unparalleled character, sets and prop fabrication department, this move firmly cements Cuppa Coffee as the largest stop-motion facility in the world.
Morph 2005World Wide Web November 30, 2005Deadline: November 30, 2005
Stopmotionfilm.de hosts the fourth Morph to highlight the best in short stop-motion films. The length should be two minutes and it doesn't matter if you are a beginner or a professional. There are two main topics: best stop-motion quickie and best stop-motion character. The best character of the second category will be assessed by a jury and those of the first category by the audience. For more information, visit www.stopmotionfilm.de.
Andy Stout reports on how Optical Art and The Foundry collaborated on a new DI process to achieve the soft and surreal look in the latest feature from the Brothers Quay.
Get ready for ROBOT CHICKEN, an ambitious sketch comedy series done completely in stop-motion, debuting Feb. 20, 2005, at 11:30 pm on Cartoon Networks Adult Swim. Creators actor/producer Seth Green and Matthew Senreich spare no one and run through many toys as they bring slightly mean-spirited pop-culture parodies to life in the 15-minute weekly series.