The studio reassured fans that “there is absolutely no need to worry.”
The short was created by Calarts alum Zach Tolchinsky, who had to finish it in his living room after the pandemic shut down production.
The show will feature an all-women voice cast and tell the story of a wealthy Spaniard living in Ecuador.
Kozachik was the go-to cinematographer for spooky stop motion, also filling the role on ‘James and the Giant Peach’ and ‘Corpse Bride.’
We caught up with Gair ahead of the film’s North American premiere at at the Portland Festival of Cinema, Animation & Technology.
The series is a collaboration between Netflix, The Pokémon Company, and Japanese stop-motion producers Dwarf.
Industry experts offer advice to filmmakers looking to go green with their stop-motion productions.
Del Toro is working with writer Dennis Kelly (‘Matilda the Musical’), and will begin the design process in two months.
Director Drew Hodges talked us through a scene from the series and explained the craft and creative concepts behind the show’s stop-motion production process.
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The film opens January 25 in Korean theaters.
In his acceptance speech, del Toro reminded audiences that, “Animation is cinema,” and that it is “not a genre for kids; it’s a medium.”
Historian Vincent Alexander has put together a list of 18 lesser-known stop-motion Christmas shorts you might not have seen before.
North American animation shouldn’t be afraid to touch on themes that are adult in depth and concern.
The presentation will feature the story and works of pioneering women from the early days of animation.
With the film’s rights back in their hands, director Fernando Cortizo and producer Isabel Rey want the world to see ‘O Apóstolo.’
The film debuts on the streamer December 9.
Critics have called it “overstuffed” and “unfocused,” yet most were happy to forgive those faults thanks to the film’s virtues.
Illustrator Pablo Lobato, who had never worked in animation prior to this film, had to both learn – and unlearn – craft and skills to design characters for stop motion.
“I wanted to have evidence of [stop motion’s imperfections],” says Selick. “I think the audience needs to work a little bit to make the magic real, but then the movie means more to them.”