Adeena Grubb and Andy Biddle use hand-sewn set and character to create charming ‘Hmmmingbird’ TV advert for TopCashback shopping site.
Studio’s new ‘creative guardian’ will oversee all original IP development and service project slates; credits include series director on Amazon Prime Original ‘Bug Diaries,’ ‘Wishenpoof,’ and ‘Space Ranger Roger.’
The directorial duo joins the agency’s stop-motion team; a collaboration born out of the COVID shutdown in March 2020, the pair has created several amusing animated shorts featuring loveable characters with handcrafted techniques.
Director Sean Pecknold used hand-crafted stop-motion animation and a multiplane camera to capture a young hawk’s struggle to fly with a broken wing; short premiered September 21 at a GRAMMY Museum retrospective featuring band frontman Robin Pecknold.
Currently in production with studio CEO Travis Knight directing, film tells a tale of love, loss, sacrifice, and secrets set in an enchanted forest beyond Portland’s city limits.
High-definition studio editions of LAIKA’s acclaimed animated films include interviews, behind-the-scenes looks, feature-length storyboards, and featurettes; ‘ParaNorman’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Blu-ray+DVD release follows on September 14.
For more than 30 years, the filmmaker and editor championed use of the unique, legendary animation tool; for years, he was the only person in the world using it to animate, a skill pioneered by famed Russian animator Alexandre Alexeieff, in turn passed on by Drouin to filmmaker Michèle Lemieux.
Special panel guests, writers/directors Dan Ojari and Mikey Please, executive producer Sarah Cox, and studio co-founder and creative director Peter Lord, will discuss their upcoming Netflix stop-motion musical special, starring Gillian Anderson, Richard E Grant, Bronte Carmichael and Adeel Akhtar, debuting November 24.
Based on the enormously popular book series, the show features live-action along with 2D and stop-motion animation; currently in production the new episodes will hit Sky Kids and NOW in early 2022.
Adult Swim’s hilarious stop-motion comedy series is back, and no one is spared – crazy antics and character parodies range from Joe Exotic and Peppa Pig to the farthest reaches of pop culture… and the force; new season debuts September 6.
With a new teaser trailer and August 5 Locarno Film Festival premiere, the legendary Oscar-winning VFX and stop-motion master shares his 30-year passion project with eager audiences.
Stop-motion animated series, set to original music, is the first that allows the public to own a piece of the show, both digitally and physically; watch the debut short ‘Level 1’ for an introduction to the world of Character X.
The artist reveals how quitting her job and deconstructing appliances led to a full-time career in stop-motion.
Fathom Events, LAIKA, Shout! Factory and Park Circus team up to bring the highly acclaimed stop-motion movies back to theaters; screenings will also feature exclusive bonus 'making of' content.
The Toronto studio’s co-founder and director shares how he quickly went from animator to director to starting his own award-winning company in 1997, and how he’s faced many ups and downs over the last two decades.
Produced by Aardman Animation and featuring puppets made from felt, the stop-motion musical special, starring Gilliam Anderson and Richard E Grant, hits the streamer in time for the holidays this year; directors share project insights at Annecy 2021 work in progress panel.
The film, commercial, and music video director shares what it was like moving from Turkey to the U.S., and finally Germany, in pursuit of a creatively fulfilling animation career.
Helena Bonham-Carter and Miranda Richardson among the stars boarding Nexus Studios’ anthology series about a house and the surreal tales surrounding three generations of families who lived there.
Famed for ‘I Live in the Woods,’ the artist shares the journey that led to launching his own company, RatBat Studios.
Combo pack of ‘Coraline’ and ‘The Boxtrolls’ drops August 31, with ‘ParaNorman’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ following September 20; bonus features include interviews, behind the scenes looks, feature-length storyboards, and featurettes.
The event, running September 10-19, is accepting short film projects using puppet animation, object animation and/or pixilation; deadline for submissions is July 2.
Christine Fellows uses cut-out collage and stop-motion to animate Suzie Ungerleider's new song about releasing the hold traumatic events have on our lives.
ZDF to bring the BAFTA Award-winning stop-motion animated series to Europe and Asia; other distribution deals take the series to Singapore, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, and Croatia.
Enjoy a puppet Sonya Blade, Sub-Zero, and Scorpion pop some threads in a safe-for-work trailer for the upcoming theatrical blood bath that releases in theaters and on HBO Max today.