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The New York Times has taken a look at Star Wars Rebels, the first Star Wars-related release from Lucasfilm after its acquisition by the Walt Disney Company. Among other topics, the article discusses how heavily the original trilogy of films will be this series’ touchstone, from designs to sound effects to lighting and artificially added […]
The Belgian animation duo of Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar – responsible for the popular 2009 feature film “A Town Called Panic” – walked away with the Cartoon d’Or award for their latest creation, “A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log”, at the 2014 Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France, this week. In “A Town Called […]
The Boxtrolls cements Laika’s position in the animation industry as the studio most prone to quirky, slightly creepy fun and astonishingly meticulous stop-motion animation. Based on Alan Snow’s book Here Be Monsters, The Boxtrolls tells the unusual tale of a young boy adopted by the subterranean title creatures. While the movie seems much more conventional […]
There are so many ways to tell a story, visually speaking, and animation provides so many options. The job of adapting Alan Snow’s novel Here Be Monsters! for the big screen fell to Laika Studios, who present it to a wide audience as The Boxtrolls. Laika (the studio behind Coraline and ParaNorman is a stop motion […]