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Universal Extends Animation Writers Program Submission Deadline to January 17

By Dan Sarto | Friday, December 6, 2019 at 9:42am

Entries for studio’s first-of-its-kind paid writing program, which combines both TV and film content development, now being excepted through January 17, 2020.

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Universal Launches Animation Writers Program

Submissions now being accepted for Global Talent Development & Inclusion department’s first-of-its-kind paid writing program that combines both TV and film content development.

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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.

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‘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.

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Deborah Cook Receives Costume Designers Guild Nomination for LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

Pre-eminent stop-motion animation costumer receives historic first nomination from the Costume Designers Guild for a stop-motion animated feature.

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Nominations Announced for 53rd CAS Awards

Animated contenders for the Cinema Audio Society’s 53rd Annual CAS Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing are ‘Finding Dory, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ and ‘Zootopia.

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2017 Academy VFX Bake-Off: Finding the Five Motion Picture Nominees

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 6:40pm

From fiery photorealistic oil rig disasters and fractal geometry-based inter-dimensional mind-bending psychic excursions, to a digitally recreated Carrie Fisher as young Princes Leia, this year’s crop of ten best visual effects productions presented at the Motion Picture Academy represent another reminder of the breadth, depth and range of creative artistry and talent within the industry.

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WATCH: New Featurette Delves into the VFX of LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

New video spotlights the water effects created for LAIKA head Travis Knight’s directorial debut shortlisted in this year's VFX Oscar race.

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‘From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience’ Returning to Universal Studios Hollywood

Back by popular demand, ‘From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience’ returns to Universal Studios Hollywood for a limited holiday engagement; special interactive experience runs December 21 through January 15.

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Gallery Nucleus Hosting LAIKA 10-Year Anniversary Exhibition & Halloween Party

LAIKA 10-Year Anniversary Exhibition & Halloween Party kicks off Saturday, October 29; artist panel for ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ to be held Saturday, November 5.

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Regina Spektor Gently Weeps for LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

Stirring music video features Regina Spektor’s performance of the classic George Harrison song, ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ from the ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. 

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AWN Exclusive: Travis Knight’s Unique Approach to Stop-Motion Storytelling

LAIKA chief Travis Knight discusses his directorial debut, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ and his passion for stop-motion animation as a storytelling medium and art form.

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‘From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience’ Launches at Universal Studios Hollywood

‘From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience’ exhibit at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Globe Theatre runs August 5-14.

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Explore the World of ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ with New Interactive Map

Social media campaign for LAIKA’s most ambitious film to date includes an innovative mix of Instagram grids, story-based video loops, and an annotated and interactive map of Kubo’s journey.

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WATCH: New Featurettes Delve into the Mythology of ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

New behind-the-scenes videos from LAIKA's forthcoming stop-motion/CG-animated hybrid feature includes commentary from director Travis Knight and voice talent Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey.

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Spectacular Final Trailer Unveiled for LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

New trailer for LAIKA CEO Travis Knight’s stop-motion/CG-animated directorial debut reveals more of the mythical Japanese folk tale underpinning Kubo’s story.

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Focus Features Unveils New Trailer & Art for LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

New trailer and art work for the stop-motion/CG-animated hybrid feature unveils more of Kubo’s world, including the snowy tundra of The Ice Fields, the mysterious Garden of Eyes, The Hall of Bones, and The Far Lands.

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WATCH: New Trailer Arrives for LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

First full trailer for stop-motion/CG-animated hybrid action-adventure set in mythic Japan sees Kubo join forces with friendly faces like Monkey and Beetle as he battles with threats such as the Moon King and the twin Sisters.

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