The animation production company’s CEO and co-founder discusses the ‘Why now?’ and ‘What’s next?’ of the streaming giant’s surprise acquisition earlier this week of the studio he started more than 30 years ago.
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Streaming giant continues its aggressive expansion into animation and VFX production with its purchase of one of the industry’s leading independent creative studios.
Guillermo del Toro, David Fincher, Henry Selick, and more joined the streamer’s Animation Showcase to rev the crowd, discuss their upcoming animated projects, and champion the power of the medium.
The streamer has cancelled its plans to produce Ava DuVernay’s ‘Wings of Fire,’ as well as two children’s titles based on the works of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, while also laying off 150 staff primarily in its U.S. operations.
An all-star acting lineup joins Oscar-nominated director Nora Twomey’s upcoming animated feature about a young boy who runs away to rescue a young dragon.
Henry Selick and Jordan Peele’s stop-motion animated tale about demon brothers summoned to the Land of the Living debuts Fall 2022; the star-studded voice cast includes Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Angela Bassett, and James Hong.
The streaming giant shares a film lineup filled with adventure, fantasy, fun… and a healthy dose of anime.
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.
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.
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.
Based on the Oscar-winning ‘12 Years a Slave’ actress’ #1 New York Times bestselling children’s book of the same name, the film will tell a story about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.
Streamer announces production has begun on film based on two-time Newberry Award winner Kate DiCamillo’s novel of the same name.
Bruno Coulais, Chris Buck, Ron Clements, John Musker, Nick Park and Eric Darnell join a host of industry leaders headlining online festival’s selection of WIP, PREVIEW and Making Of presentations, running June 15-30.
Regina Pessoa’s ‘Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days’ wins for Best Animated Short; Netflix hauls in 18 Annies.
Bill Kroyer, Tom Sito and Ron Diamond’s expansive anthology is an intimate and comprehensive record of firsthand experiences from a ‘Who’s Who’ of top industry directors.
The ‘Son of Jaguar’ and ‘The Book of Life’ director takes center stage at TV Academy diversity in animation celebration to wow the crowd with his uplifting story of a career spent fighting against all odds.
Six all-new animated feature films and series -- including projects from Jorge Gutierrez, Craig McCracken and Nora Twomey -- join previously announced production slate.
Initial feature competition lineup and jury announced for second annual edition running October 19-21 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
Feature for Netflix will be adapted from a book the stop-motion icon is writing with Clay McLeod Chapman.
As the venerable British studio releases its seventh feature film, co-founder Dave Sproxton begs the question of why his country lags behind in animated feature film production.
Director of ‘Coraline’ and ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ to screen a selection of his personal shorts and participate in a Q&A on Saturday, October 1 at The Downtown Independent in Los Angeles.
Indiegogo campaign for legendary Czech director’s final stop-motion animated feature inspired by Franz Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’ gains support from Guillermo del Toro, Henry Selick, Peter Lord, David Sproxton, Neil Gaiman, Quay Brothers and Jan Pinkava.