Posts Tagged ‘Stop Motion Animation’
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Early Man

Review: “Early Man” – Surprisingly Conventional

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2018
I’ve long felt that Aardman Animation never got the attention it deserves among the general American public, remaining cult favorites among cartoon aficionados while lesser work from bigger studios got the blockbuster box office and pop culture mindshare. Unfortunately, I’m not sure that Early Man, the latest feature from the studio, will do very much […]

My Life as a Zucchini

New York International Children’s Film Festival Announces 2018 Call for Entries and Special Award for Stop-Motion Animation

by Ed Liuon November 6, 2017
NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2018 FESTIVAL SPECIAL AWARD FOR STOP MOTION ANIMATION AND CALL FOR ENTRIES SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR THE OSCAR® – QUALIFYING FESTIVAL NYC EVENT TO TAKE PLACE FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 18, 2018 October 27, 2017 – New York, NY For 20 years, the New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival […]

Soggy Flakes Premiering at Montreal Stop Motion Festival

by Greg91on September 15, 2017
The short film “Soggy Flakes” will premiere at the Montreal Stop Motion Festival on September 16th. Written, created and produced by The Affolter Brothers from Foreshadow Films, “Soggy Flakes” tells the story of rejected cereal mascots who are struggling to accept the fate of their once popular cereals. This animated short is a pretty amusing […]

SDCC 2017: Nickelodeon Brings O-Town, Hillwood, Bikini Bottom, and More to San Diego

by Ed Liuon June 27, 2017
NICKELODEON BRINGS O-TOWN, HILLWOOD, BIKINI BOTTOM, AND MORE TO LIFE AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO JULY 20-23, 2017 Network Offers Immersive Fan Experience Based on Its Iconic Rocko’s Modern Life, Hey Arnold!, SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and More Share it: @nickelodeon, @nicksplat, #NickSDCC BURBANK, Calif.–June 26, 2017–Nickelodeon will immerse fans in three decades-worth […]
SpongeBob SquarePants The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom

Nickelodeon Announces New “SpongeBob SquarePants” Halloween Stop-Motion Special

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2017
NICKELODEON TO PREMIERE BRAND-NEW SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS HALLOWEEN STOP-MOTION ANIMATION SPECIAL: THE LEGEND OF BOO-KINI BOTTOM Share it: @Nickelodeon @SpongeBob BURBANK, Calif.–June 20, 2017–Nickelodeon will take viewers on a spooky Halloween adventure throughout Bikini Bottom with the brand-new, stop-motion special, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom. In the visual style of classic stop-motion animation TV […]

My Life as a Zucchini

Review: Childhood Overcomes Pain in “My Life As a Zucchini”

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison June 7, 2017
GKIDS Films has made a name for itself importing foreign animation that’s well off the beaten path tread by theatrical animation in the U.S. The stop-motion French-Swiss drama My Life as a Zucchini is one of the finest cases to date. Short on jokes but big on heart, My Life as a Zucchini offers an uncomfortable […]

Kubo and the Two Strings

Review: “Kubo and the Two Strings” – The Stop-Motion Hero’s Journey

by Christopher Glennonon August 18, 2016
On the tenth anniversary of LAIKA Studios, the studio at the height of stop-motion animation, comes their fourth movie, Kubo and the Two Strings. While all of LAIKA’s movies feature young human protagonists in a world of magic and monsters, each movie has its own style and feel. Kubo is their most ambitious action film yet, […]
Kubo and the Two Strings Art Parkinson

Two Strings Tuesday: An Interview With Travis Knight, Director of “Kubo and the Two Strings”

by Christopher Glennonon August 16, 2016
Welcome back to 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 (coming to theaters on August 19, 2016). For our earlier installments, check out: Roundtable interview with director Travis Knight and producer […]