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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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LAIKA Teams Up with Bowie State University on Stop-Motion Animation Studio

Partnership and donation will enhance BSU’s animation curriculum, building on award-winning studio’s existing career/internship pipeline for the university’s students.

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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. 

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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.

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WATCH: Exclusive ‘Missing Link’ Behind-the-Scenes Production Clip

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 3:49pm

Take a look inside the stop-motion magic of LAIKA’s latest animated feature, now available on Digital and coming to Blu-ray and DVD July 23.

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Continues Box Office Domination as ‘Ugly Dolls’ Stumbles in Debut

Marvel’s follow-up to ‘Infinity Wars’ scores record setting second-weekend haul while STX’s animated family offering gets little love from audiences.

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$1.2 Billion ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Debut Shatters Box Office Record

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 29, 2019 at 11:03am

Marvel’s highly anticipated follow-up to ‘Infinity War’ beats industry predictions and blasts right by previous records for both domestic and international opening weekends.

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Set Visit: Go Behind the Scenes of LAIKA’s ‘Missing Link’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 18, 2019 at 2:40pm

AWN delivers a close-up look at the production for the Oregon stop-motion studio’s biggest, most sophisticated and largest-scale animated feature yet, arriving in theatres on April 12.

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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. 

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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.

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WATCH: Oscar-Qualified Short Film ‘First Bloom’ Now Online!

A beautiful story of a first love set in ancient China, hand-drawn CG-animated 2D short won the award for Best Animation at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con film festival.

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Claymation Pioneer Will Vinton Dies at 70

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 5, 2018 at 11:45am

Famed Oscar and Emmy-winning director, who created memorable California Raisins characters before being dismissed from studio that bore his name, passes away after long battle with multiple myeloma.

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