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LAIKA Licenses Shotgun Software for Stop-Motion Animation & VFX

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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Voice Cast Goes to Hell & Back for R-Rated Stop-Motion Feature

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 1:04pm

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

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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.

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23D Films Produces, Eden FX Provides VFX for Community Stop-Motion Special

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.

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Tim Burton Working on Stop-Motion Version of Frankenweenie

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 12:37pm

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, reports.

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Laika Reveals Development Slate

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.

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On AWNtv This Week - WALL*E, Stop-Motion Commotion & Murder

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.

Check it all out today!

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Connelly, Bettany Are Born With Stop-Motion

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.

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Cuppa Coffee Purchases New Studio Facility

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 14, 2006 at 12:00am

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.

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Morph Desires Your Stop-Motion Animation

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, November 17, 2005 at 12:00am

Morph 2005World Wide Web November 30, 2005Deadline: November 30, 2005 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

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Robot Chicken Series Launches Stop-Motion Stars Feb. 20

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.