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The Art And Science Of Laika

by Peter Paltridgeon August 7, 2017
What kinds of behind-the-scenes videos are the best kinds in our opinion? Our vote goes to stop-motion productions, like those of famed animation studio Laika. Want to watch the process in action? The best thing about watching Laika’s production process is that everything is actually there. Computers are involved to some extent (as they are […]
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NECA Announces New Line of LAIKA Merchandise

by Ed Liuon July 19, 2017
NECA ANNOUNCES LAIKA MERCHANDISE IN TIME FOR SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON® Bespoke Reproductions of Oscar®-Winning Animation Studio’s Hero Puppets Among Highlights of Multi-Category LAIKA Merchandise Deal For Immediate Release: [San Diego, CA; July 17, 2017] – The National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), an entertainment conglomerate and global leader in licensed consumer goods, has signed a deal […]

“The LAIKA Experience” in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter from July 14-23, 2017

by Ed Liuon July 6, 2017
“THE LAIKA EXPERIENCE” TAKES UP RESIDENCE IN SAN DIEGO’S GASLAMP QUARTER JULY 14-23, 2017 Oscar®-winning Animation Studio, Creators of Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls and Kubo and the Two Strings, Pulls Back the Curtain on its Artistry and Tech Magic for PRIDE and Comic Con Visitors At Bespoke Fifth Avenue Storefront Drawings for Customized LAIKA film-centric […]
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Film Independent and LAIKA Announce Second Year of LAIKA Animation Fellowship for Project Involve

by Ed Liuon February 6, 2017
FILM INDEPENDENT AND LAIKA ANNOUNCE SECOND YEAR OF LAIKA ANIMATION FELLOWSHIP FOR PROJECT INVOLVE Fellowship provides $10,000 grant to an animation filmmaker from diversity mentorship program Project Involve LOS ANGELES (February 3, 2017) — Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, and acclaimed animation studio LAIKA […]

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Kubo, Moana & Zootopia Nominated For Oscars

by Peter Paltridgeon January 24, 2017
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released its official nominations list for this year’s Oscars, and between the 874th and 875th mentions of La La Land you can find a short list for Best Animated Feature. DreamWorks Animation was completely shut out, and those jabbering yellow things never even got through the […]

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Props From Coraline, Kubo And More Returning To Universal Studios

by Peter Paltridgeon December 8, 2016
If you missed the LAIKA exhibit at Universal Studios this past summer, you’re getting a second chance. The world-class animation studio is bringing the attraction back for three weeks this holiday season. “From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience” is a nifty collection of models, sets, puppets and props that were all used in […]

Two Strings Tuesday: From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience

by Christopher Glennonon August 23, 2016
Welcome to the last entry in Toonzone’s “Two Strings Tuesdays,” the day dedicated to special content posted a week in conjunction with the upcoming release of LAIKA Animation Studio’s latest feature film Kubo and the Two Strings (now in theaters). For our earlier installments, check out: Roundtable interview with director Travis Knight and producer Arianne Sutner On the set […]

Kubo Prize Pack

The “Kubo and the Two Strings” Giveaway

by Eileen Cruzon August 19, 2016
Laika’s newest film Kubo and the Two Strings premieres this Friday, August 19. To celebrate, toonzone is giving away two free prize packs. Each prize pack will include one set of trading cards, one set of folders, a frisbee, one set of pins, one set of headbands, and one sheet of temporary tattoos. Enter below […]