Director Travis Knight says the new film allows him to tell “a madly ambitious story of magic, wonder, and danger set in the place I grew up.”
Marq Evans’s film also gives a rounded portrait of Vinton himself, as a visionary but flawed artist and leader.
The studio is also at work on its sixth animated feature.
New bonus content, collectible packaging, and specialty releases are in development for the Laika library.
The executive was previously overseeing development at the John Lasseter-led Skydance Animation.
Events include a recruitment session for Oregon’s Laika studio and individual consultations with industry experts.
Unsettled studios, inclusivity milestones, a controversial “Ren & Stimpy” reboot, and much more…
The studio says it intends to hire back employees when it can safely have the crew back in its buildings.
Sixty-second videos. Unbridled creativity. Millions of viewers. Welcome to animation on Tiktok.
Nelson Lowry explains how he harnessed the studio’s unique capabilities for its latest feature.
Here are the the Golden Globe nominations for best animated feature.
The Polish event returns October 8–12 with a program of masterclasses, workshops, and other networking events for stop-motion filmmakers.
On its second weekend “Missing Link” increased its screen count from 3,413 to 3,437.
Laika’s latest opened in 9th place, recording one of the most disastrous wide launches ever for an animated feature.
Can Laika’s “Missing Link” break out at the box office?
Animating fur in “Missing Link” required a combination of old-fashioned craftsmanship and tech-savvy vfx.
“What we do at Laika is to take this style of filmmaking, which is…about artists using their hands to bring something to life, and blend that with technologies,” says Laika president Travis Knight.
A documentary about Will Vinton, the Portland stop-motion renegade, is moving forward.
Adam Fisher, veteran stop motion animator and Assistant Professor of Animation and Game Art at Maine College of Art, offers these tips for strengthening character animation performances.
The first of the studio’s films that doesn’t star a child, “Missing Link” pushes Laika in a more mature direction.