Adeena Grubb and Andy Biddle use hand-sewn set and character to create charming ‘Hmmmingbird’ TV advert for TopCashback shopping site.
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The directorial duo joins the agency’s stop-motion team; a collaboration born out of the COVID shutdown in March 2020, the pair has created several amusing animated shorts featuring loveable characters with handcrafted techniques.
Director Sean Pecknold used hand-crafted stop-motion animation and a multiplane camera to capture a young hawk’s struggle to fly with a broken wing; short premiered September 21 at a GRAMMY Museum retrospective featuring band frontman Robin Pecknold.
A virtual awards ceremony honored a multi-national list of films including ‘Fresh Breeze’ by Gabriella Coumau, Alyx Ecalle, Saliha Sittler and Constantin Rytz; ‘Love is Just a Death Away’ by Bára Anna Stejskalová; ‘Angakusajaujuq: The Shaman’s Apprentice’ by Zacharias Kunuk; and ‘Üks imeline mees’ (‘A Most Exquisite Man’) by Jonas Taul.
Currently in production with studio CEO Travis Knight directing, film tells a tale of love, loss, sacrifice, and secrets set in an enchanted forest beyond Portland’s city limits.
Special panel guests, writers/directors Dan Ojari and Mikey Please, executive producer Sarah Cox, and studio co-founder and creative director Peter Lord, will discuss their upcoming Netflix stop-motion musical special, starring Gillian Anderson, Richard E Grant, Bronte Carmichael and Adeel Akhtar, debuting November 24.
The 13th edition returns primarily online, September 10-19, with some in-person workshops; 93 films from 31 countries have been selected for this year’s short film competition.
With a new teaser trailer and August 5 Locarno Film Festival premiere, the legendary Oscar-winning VFX and stop-motion master shares his 30-year passion project with eager audiences.
Stop-motion animated series, set to original music, is the first that allows the public to own a piece of the show, both digitally and physically; watch the debut short ‘Level 1’ for an introduction to the world of Character X.
The artist reveals how quitting her job and deconstructing appliances led to a full-time career in stop-motion.
University’s diverse and innovative undergraduate and graduate short films were produced by teams of up to 12 students collaborating on writing, directing, animating, designing, editing, scoring and voice acting.
Melbourne and Shanghai-based creative studio brings on French company known for creating ‘new worlds which span mediums and realities’; initial project collaborations include Salvation Army campaign and ‘Farlight 84’ trailer.
New CGI comedy series about a housefly – a middle child of 453 – his little sister, and their ongoing misadventures is the flagship project for the government's Young Audiences Content Fund; show set to air Autumn 2022.
The Toronto studio’s co-founder and director shares how he quickly went from animator to director to starting his own award-winning company in 1997, and how he’s faced many ups and downs over the last two decades.
The film, commercial, and music video director shares what it was like moving from Turkey to the U.S., and finally Germany, in pursuit of a creatively fulfilling animation career.
Helena Bonham-Carter and Miranda Richardson among the stars boarding Nexus Studios’ anthology series about a house and the surreal tales surrounding three generations of families who lived there.
Famed Canadian animation studio forges a path for unique voices; also bringing 5 projects and a special program to the festival, including Joanna Quinn's ‘Affairs of the Art’ and Claude Cloutier's ‘Bad Seeds.’
Famed for ‘I Live in the Woods,’ the artist shares the journey that led to launching his own company, RatBat Studios.
The event, running September 10-19, is accepting short film projects using puppet animation, object animation and/or pixilation; deadline for submissions is July 2.
Animated by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, and written, created, and executive produced by Jordan Blum and Patton Oswalt, who also stars as the titular bad guy, the stop-motion comedy series, about a megalomaniacal supervillain who gets ousted from his own evil organization, shows that even a sinister villain can suffer a mid-life crisis.
Minor characters from network hits ‘Rick and Morty,’ ‘Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell,’ ‘Robot Chicken,’ and ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force’ get their own shows, coming globally on digital platforms starting later this year.
Created by filmmaker Julian Grant as a tribute to movies of a bygone era, the award-winning film is now streaming on multiple platforms including Apple TV, YouTube, Amazon, Xfinity, and Vudu.
Christine Fellows uses cut-out collage and stop-motion to animate Suzie Ungerleider's new song about releasing the hold traumatic events have on our lives.
Director shares how he produced and financed his film, including writing narrative that made his story stand out.