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LAIKA and ‘Ozark’ Creator Bill Dubuque Teaming Up on ‘The Night Gardener’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 9:22am

Studio CEO and president Travis Knight will direct the stop-motion feature, a gritty neo-noir folktale centered on a young man in rural Missouri fighting to keep his family together in the wake of a tragedy.

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LAIKA Announces ‘Wildwood’ as Next Animated Feature

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 7:58am

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.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Coraline’ and ‘The Boxtrolls’ Available Now as Blu-ray+DVD Combos

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.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Acclaimed LAIKA Films Coming in HD on Blu-ray this Fall

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.

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LAIKA Expands into Live-Action

The cutting-edge studio known for their innovations in stop-motion and CG on features including ‘Coraline,’ ‘ParaNorman,’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ announces plans to bring screenwriter John Brownlow’s first novel ‘Seventeen’ to the big screen.

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Shout! Factory and LAIKA Ink US Distribution Deal

Studio’s award-winning stop-motion / CG animated films ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘The Boxtrolls,’ ‘ParaNorman,’ and ‘Coraline’ will head to small screens nationwide; new bonus content, collectible packaging, and specialty releases will be announced in the coming months.

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Park Circus to Rep LAIKA’s Feature Film Library

BAFTA and Golden-Globe-winning studio signs new sales representation deal, covering the U.S. and most international territories, for its five Oscar-nominated features: ‘Missing Link,’ ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘The Boxtrolls,’ ‘ParaNorman,’ and ‘Coraline.’

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LAIKA Animation Celebrates 15 Years of Stop-Motion Animation

Studio’s award-winning features, ‘Coraline,’ ‘ParaNorman,’ ‘The Boxtrolls,’ ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ and ‘Missing Link’ now available on demand, with special anniversary pricing, to rent or own. 

Special Screenings Headline News

LAIKA Hosting Free Day-Long Retrospective October 27 at LA’s Landmark

Special event features screenings of their complete film library, Q & A’s, exhibition of puppets and dioramas.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Travis Knight Takes Flight with ‘Bumblebee’ -- Part 2

In the second part of AWN’s two-part interview, the director of Paramount’s new ‘Transformers’ sci-fi action adventure discusses the magic behind a compelling and emotional digital character performance. 

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Travis Knight Takes Flight with ‘Bumblebee’ -- Part 1

In the first part of AWN’s two-part interview, the director of Paramount’s new ‘Transformers’ sci-fi action adventure shares how love, empathy and connecting with others lies at the heart of his new film.

Laika Headline News

Neil Gaiman, Teri Hatcher Join ‘Coraline’ 10th Anniversary San Diego Celebration

Famed author will join studio head Travis Knight for autograph signing and Facebook Live tour.

Laika Headline News

LAIKA LIVE Comes to San Diego July 13-22

Creators of ‘Coraline,’ ‘ParaNorman,’ ‘The Boxtrolls,’ ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ and upcoming ‘Missing Link’ take over Gaslamp Quarter storefront with all new and expansive exhibit coinciding with San Diego Comic-Con 2018.

Laika Headline News

NECA Announces Multi-Category Merchandise Deal with LAIKA

New merchandise line launched just in time for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 includes bespoke reproductions of the Oscar-nominated animation studio’s hero puppets.

Laika Headline News

‘The LAIKA Experience’ Takes Up Residence in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter July 14-23

Oscar-winning animation studio, creators of ‘Coraline,’ ‘ParaNorman,’ ‘The Boxtrolls’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ pulls back the curtain on its artistry and tech magic for PRIDE and Comic-Con visitors at bespoke Fifth Avenue storefront.

Women in Animation Headline News

WIA Voiceover Group Hosting Conversation with Laraine Newman February 28

Continuing series of ‘Inside the Actors Studio’-style interviews with notable female voice actors hosted by Amy Ulrich to feature Emmy and Annie Award-nominated performer.

Laika VFXWorld

Explore the VFX of LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

From environments spanning the Snowy Plains, the Underwater Garden of Eyes, and the mysterious Hall of Bones, to effects such as massive water simulations, disintegrating magical boats, and digital set extensions, explore the VFX of LAIKA head Travis Knight’s Oscar-nominated directorial debut.

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