Caitlin Reilly, Charlie Bushnell, J. Smith-Cameron, and Carl Tart join the stop-motion show, the streamer’s first adult animated series, about NPR’s third most popular host - a puppet who interviews real world humans - with a diverse crew of puppets… and nimrods.
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The dark storyteller shares new stop-motion project; will co-write and direct new film based on Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro's novel about a memory challenged elderly British couple on a quest to find their long-lost son.
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 Emmy and Annie Award-winning animation studio behind 'Tumble Leaf' helps creators Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen embrace the charm and limitation of stop-motion on their ‘Shapes’ book trilogy adaptation; the show, now streaming, follows Serious Square, Intrepid Circle, and Tricky Triangle’s silly adventures as the trio searches for answers and builds on their friendship.
Global Mechanic’s Bruce Alcock discusses YouTube’s all-new, ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse’-inspired preschool series – mixing stop-motion, motion graphics, 2D, and live-action - about besties Lamb and Anne the Alligator on their musical travels around the U.S.; series premieres January 19.
VFX supervisor Paul Santagada’s team used CG to build out and assemble the film’s physical Rust Bank Cemetery and Underworld sets, integrating plate elements, performance passes, secondary bits, and a bunch of fluid, smoke, breaths, and bubbles - delivering 275-300 shots across around 12 sequences on the stop-motion comedy horror film, now streaming on Netflix.
In a wide-ranging interview, the acclaimed, Oscar-winning director shares insights into his stop-motion masterpiece, now streaming on Netflix, and the wonders of the creative process.
Spencer Susser’s stop-motion short, featuring the voice talents of Taika Waititi, Ricky Gervais, and Zac Efron, features a compelling and relatable bunny who delivers a genuinely impactful performance, part of the Humane Society International’s global campaign to ban animal testing for cosmetics.
The Oscar-winning special effects and animation legend discusses his 30-year hero’s journey to finally finish a very personal and awesomely dark descent into cinematic madness.
The Oscar-winning director’s timely masterpiece about a father and son finally united in the simple knowledge, and unconditional acceptance, that each of them is who he is, reminds us that acceptance of diversity is vitally important, perhaps more now than ever before.
For Georgina Hayns, the highly anticipated film’s puppets creative supervisor and director of character fabrication, using metal 3D printers pushed the famed wooden boy’s material boundaries in ways never done in stop-motion.
The legendary filmmaker's award-winning stop-motion animated horror movie takes viewers on a journey through a forbidding world of tortured souls, decrepit bunkers, and wretched monstrosities; bonus features include director commentary and a behind-the-scenes montage and video photo gallery.
Company veteran will head the newly reorganized technology group that combines, IT, production technology and business system departments.
The director comes full circle… sort of… in the ‘Robot Chicken’ studio’s latest special, its second holiday project for Disney, that sees Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse travel to the North Pole to save Christmas and learn the true meaning of the holiday; the show hits ABC, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney XD November 27, and Disney+ the next day.
Award-winning director Johnny Kelly delivers animated short about the endearing relationship between a young girl and a monster that highlights the company’s alternative, regenerative approach to society’s insatiable desire for the ‘new.’
The Two-Time Academy Award-Winning artist, animator and filmmaker’s stop-motion masterpiece of horror, 30 years in the making, releases on DVD and SteelBook DVD/Blu-ray December 6.
Scrapped by Disney for being ‘too weird’ after $50 million was spent on production, the ‘Wendell & Wild’ director’s project has found new life and is being shopped around for a permanent home.
The hauntingly beautiful stop-motion reimaging of Carlo Collodi's classic tale about a wooden marionette who is magically brought to life stars Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, and Cate Blanchett ; now showing in select theaters, the film streams December 9.
The ‘Robot Chicken’ studio’s second Disney holiday special follows Mickey and Minnie as they travel to the North Pole to save Christmas and learn the true meaning of the holiday; show arrives late November on ABC, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, and Disney+.
Animation supervisors Jeff Riley and Malcolm Lamont share how director Henry Selick encouraged them to break all the rules on his new film, eschewing CG for in-camera practical effects wherever possible and employing lots and lots of gooey museum gel.
The animator, producer, director, and composer who worked diligently on some of the most popular stop-motion holiday films of the 1960s and 1970s with his production partner Arthur Rankin Jr. passed away on Tuesday.
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 director talks about collaborating with Jordan Peele on his latest stop-motion epic, a scary – but not too scary – fantasy adventure, hitting select theaters October 21 before streaming October 28 on Netflix.