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MASTERSFX Earns Daytime Emmy Nod for Netflix’s ‘Aliens Ate My Homework’

Acclaimed creature FX studio co-produced and created puppets, prosthetics, animatronics and more for the Netflix feature.

Laika ANIMATIONWorld

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.

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Headline News

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’ ‘Blark & Son’ Launches on Comedy Central Originals YouTube Channel

Live-action short-form puppet comedy created by Ben Bayouth and developed with head writer Adam Aseraf available now on the recently launched Comedy Central Originals YouTube channel.

GKIDS Headline News

CLIP: ‘This Magnificent Cake!’ Now Playing in Los Angeles

Marc James Roels and Emma de Swaef’s award-winning stop-motion animated film set in Belgium-occupied Congo screening alongside their short film ‘Oh Willy...’ and Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s ‘The Burden.’

GKIDS Headline News

Mark Your Calendars: ‘This Magnificent Cake!’ Opens in Los Angeles March 1

Marc James Roels and Emma de Swaef’s award-winning stop-motion animated film set in Belgium-occupied Congo to be accompanied by their short film ‘Oh Willy...’ and Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s ‘The Burden.’

Awards Headline News

‘This Magnificent Cake!’ Wins Top National Prize at Clermont-Ferrand Festival

Stop-motion animated film set in the late 19th century in the bitter milieu of Belgium-occupied Congo opens theatrically in Los Angeles on March 1.

GKIDS Headline News

TRAILER: GKIDS Acquires NorAm Rights to ‘This Magnificent Cake!’

Marc James Roels and Emma de Swaef’s Annie Award-nominated stop-motion animated feature to be released theatrically in Los Angeles on March 1.

ILM VFXWorld

How ILM Animated Rio, L3, and the Space Creature from ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Industrial Light & Magic employs its traditional hybrid approach to combining practical and CG effects for grounded performances.

Amazon Studios Headline News

Amazon Studios Orders Two New Original Kids Series

Amazon orders ‘Bug Diaries,’ based on the children’s books by Doreen Cronin, and ‘Sid & Marty Krofft’s Sigmund and the Sea Monsters,’ based on the classic 1970s television series.

Manchester Animation Festival Headline News

Manchester Animation Festival Announces Nominees for New Industry Excellence Awards

New Industry Excellence Awards designed by stop-motion puppetry specialists Mackinnon and Saunders will be awarded at the festival running November 15-17. 

Stop-Motion Headline News

Victoria & Albert Museum to Present Stop-Motion Animation Study Day

Wrapping the V&A’s ‘Clangers, Bagpuss & Co. Smallfilms’ exhibition, September 24 celebration of the art of stop-motion animation to include a talk from leading puppet maker Ian Mackinnon of Mackinnon & Saunders.

Stop-Motion Headline News

Czech Filmmaker Developing Stop-Motion Hockey Feature ‘Nagano’

Directed and produced by Pavel Sadílek with the involvement of Polish animation studio Se-ma-for and post-production specialists Magic Lab, ‘Nagano: The Birth of Heroes’ celebrates the Czech Republic ice hockey team’s victory at the 1998 Olympic Games.

Laika Headline News

LAIKA’S ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Pop-Up Exhibit Launches August 13

Coinciding with the start of Nisei Week festivities, ‘The Artistry of Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience’ exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum in Downtown Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo to feature puppets, origami, costumes, monsters and more.

Short Films Headline News

Becky&Joe Release ‘Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared 6’

Sixth and final installment of creative duo Becky Sloan & Joseph Pelling’s ‘Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared’ shorts uses a combination of puppetry, stop-motion, 2D and 3D animation to explore the world of dreams.

BlinkInk Headline News

‘Don’t Hug Me’ Directors Becky & Joe Help Save Lives with ‘Nursery Rhymes Inc.’

Directorial duo designs, crafts and puppeteers new PSA campaign for St. John Ambulance to help make baby CPR as easy as remembering a nursery rhyme.

Hornet Headline News

Hornet’s Peter Sluszka Hits the Road with Bosch

Hornet director Peter Sluszka teams with agency Grey to show drivers what happens on the other side of the windshield in a clever new puppetry PSA, ‘Stop The Roadkill,’ for The Humane Society.

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