Inside The Artist’s Studio: Sophie Koko Gate

The London-based animator invites us into her “little dungeon,” where she shows us her sketches, handmade t-shirts, and collection of tiny objects.

Henry Selick On Why Jan Svankmajer Matters

The director of “Coraline” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas” explains why you should know the name Jan Svankmajer and how to help him make his last feature film.

A Major Stop Motion Exhibit in Barcelona Explores Starewitch, Švankmajer and Brothers Quay

“Animated cinema is the demiurgic art par excellence: matter comes to life and is transformed in the hands and imaginations of the creators. They, more than anybody, know about the secret life of objects.” This description, comes from the exhibition “Metamorphosis: Fantasy Visions in Starewitch, Švankmajer and the Quay Brothers,” now playing at the Centre de Cultura Contemporanea (CCCB) in Barcelona, Spain, and it’s a good summary of the work of these four visionary animators.