The award-winning studio honors National Black Cat Day with an assortment of ‘Coraline’ cat items, including a ‘Cat’ plush doll and signature apparel and products sourced from the studio’s hometown of Portland; start your holiday shopping on Halloween!
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The 2009 stopmo classic scored big at the box office, grossing close to $5M during its recent 2-day Fathom Events theatrical release; new showings added for August 28 and 29 – tickets now on sale.
The independent stop-motion animator shares tips on leveraging social media, the challenges of running her own business and what the future holds for her ‘felt’ animation career.
Fell will attend in person, presenting on the making of Netflix and Aardman’s upcoming animated comedy about the new adventures of freedom-fighting chickens Ginger and Rocky; the VIEW Conference takes place October 15-20 in Turin, Italy.
The LAIKA president and CEO joins the museum’s governing body; Effie T. Brown appointed honorary trustee of the Academy Museum Inclusion Advisory Committee.
Pixar’s VP / Creative Director will be there in-person at the upcoming conference, presenting the studio’s new 3DCG film that just premiered at Cannes and hits theaters June 16.
The stop-motion legend, Lucasfilm executive creative director, and senior ILM animation supervisor, respectively, will head to Turin to deliver a suite of in-person talks and workshops; Italy’s premier international event on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, VR and AR, Gaming, and VFX runs October 15-20.
With the additional title, the studio exec’s responsibilities include all aspects of the company’s operations while he continues to lead brand marketing and film development.
Newest version includes enhanced technology features such as advanced denoising powered by machine learning, reaching new milestones in support for volumes, secondary passes, and performance for feature film animation and VFX.
Out of 192 worldwide applicants from 74 schools around the world, 15 students were awarded scholarships, with an additional 25 receiving honorable mentions.
The cutting-edge animation studio adds veteran production leadership to take the reins of the studio’s expanding live-action efforts; first project is based on John Brownlow’s action thriller novel ‘Seventeen.’
The multi-award-winning stop-motion studio's newest and largest exhibit features immersive displays, film artifacts, and interactives spotlighting ‘Coraline;’ ‘ParaNorman;’ ‘The Boxtrolls;’ ‘Kubo and the Two Strings;’ ‘Missing Link;’ and the upcoming ‘Wildwood;’ show kicks off in March and runs through Summer 2024.
The animation director, designer and model maker discusses her journey from Turkey to the U.S. and how she scored a spot as a set designer at the iconic stop-motion studio.
The award-winning ‘Coraline’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ studio’s head of animation, Brad Schiff, was on hand for the launch of the first stop-motion studio at a historically Black college and university (HBCU), as well as first at an institution of higher learning in the state of Maryland.
Company veteran will head the newly reorganized technology group that combines, IT, production technology and business system departments.
The animation studio lends its famed characters, patterns, and iconography from ‘Missing Link,’ ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘The Boxtrolls,’ ‘ParaNorman’ and ‘Coraline’ to ‘The Converse By You x LAIKA Chuck 70’ collection – launching November 30.
The 5th annual Animation is Film featured juried competitions as well as the U.S. premiere of Henry Selick’s ‘Wendell & Wild,’ and first looks at Dreamwork Animation’s ‘Puss In Boots: The Last Wish’ and Disney’s ‘Strange World.’
Program ups the bounty for prospective recipients with new industry supporters, including Animation Focus, Animation Mentor, ArtStation, Autodesk, Foundry, and LAIKA, contributing workshops, tutoring sessions, software packages, hardware, and cash prizes for the 2023 cycle.
‘The Magical Films of LAIKA’ program features remastered versions of the studio’s award-winning animated films that will be screened as part of the museum’s Family Matinees series.
The six-part YouTube series features top artisans exploring costumes, props, and sets from the production house’s iconic stop-motion films.
The self-taught animator discusses his transition from working on commercials to self-publishing his own work - creating funny stop-motion videos for kids - on YouTube.
Carey Mulligan, Mahershala Ali, Awkwafina, Angela Bassett, and Richard E. Grant lead an all-star voice lineup for the multi-award-winning animation studio’s next feature, which ventures into an ‘unknown’ land filled with strange talking animals, roguish bandits, and powerful figures with the darkest intentions.
Watch the trailer for director Marq Evans’ intimate portrait of the stop-motion animation pioneer’s highs and lows; the film opens in theaters today, August 5.
The multi-award-winning stop-motion studio's new exhibit will feature puppets, sets, and video clips from LAIKA's first five films and give visitors a chance to create their own stop-motion animation; the installation begins next month in Astoria, New York and will be on view through August 2023.