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Shaun the Sheep Movie Follow-Up Already in Development

Shaun the Sheep Movie Sequel is now in Development, thanks to Aardman Animations and distribution/production partner StudioCanal. The stop-motion feature’s production is set to start in January 2017. Shaun the Sheep, a Wallace & Gromit spinoff is directed by Richard Starzak and Mark Burton and it has surpassed performance expectation when it was launched in 2015. It has proved to be one of ...

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GKIDS to Screen A Town Called Panic Double Feature

GKIDS will be screening two zany stop-motion features in a limited one-day-only event called A Town Called Panic: Double Fun in select theaters on September 24, as a way of celebrating Art House Theater Day. The double feature consists of new adventures from Oscar-nominated directors Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar (Ernest & Celestine), Christmas Panic and Back to School Panic. A Town ...

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VIDEO: New Stop Motion Short – FOXED

A new stop motion video from James Stewart and Nev Bezaire has been uploaded on Vimeo and is currently making the rounds online. Titled ‘FOXED,’ the 3 minute short focuses on a kid who has been kidnapped by a Fox (or by a group of Foxes). For what reason? You’ll have to watch the video to find out. Don’t let the cute character design fool you, the video is as creepy as you can get as far ...

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LAIKA Releases New Trailer for Kubo and the Two Strings

LAIKA and Focus Features’ new stop motion adventure Kubo and the Two Strings has just unveiled a new trailer, way ahead of its August 19 theatrical release. The new trailer offers a fresh new look at some of the epic fight scenes you can expect from the film, as well as the cool looking magic and scary creatures that will make up the fantastical world built by director Travis Knight and scribes ...

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Twirlywoos All Set for Season 2

Ragdoll Productions and DHX Media announced that CBeebies (UK broadcaster) has commissioned the second season of Twirlywoos, a stop-motion/live-action hybrid preschool series. According to DHX president and COO Steven DeNure, preschoolers and parents’ response to the series has been extraordinary. He also stated that Anne Wood, together with her Ragdoll team have made another charming and funny ...

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LAIKA’s New Kubo Tralier Arrives

The new trailer of Kubo and the Two Strings shows off some remarkably seamless stop-motion animation. The spot of LAIKA’s upcoming adventure flick exposes even more magic vital to the story, which is both sinister and whimsical. It also has a deeper look at Kubo, his mother and Beetle and Monkey who help him on his mission. Kubo is Travis Knight’s (LAIKA studio head) directorial debut, with ...

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Adventure Time’s First Stop-Motion Series Starts January 14

Pendleton Ward’s Adventure Time will have its first-ever-stop-motion animated episode on January 14, Thursday, at 7:30 p. m. (ET/PT) as part of an entire week of all-new tales from the Land of Ooo. Kirsten Lepore (Sweet Dreams, Bottle) directs the the stop-mo episode Bad Jubie, which follows a cataclysmic storm that is headed for The Grasslands so the gang (LSP, Finn and BMO make a decision to ...

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Teaser for LAIKA’s Kubo and the Two Strings Released

Focus Features has just released the first official teaser trailer for LAIKA’s upcoming stop-motion animated film Kubo and the Two Strings. The film is the directorial debut of LAIKA CEO Travis Knight, with a script borne out of Google Spotlight Stories animator Shannon Tindle’s concept, fleshed out by writers Marc Haimes and Chris Butler. Kubo and the Two Strings marks LAIKA’s first ...

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Scout & The Gumboot Kids to Premiere on CBC

Two Story Productions has recently announced that season one of the stop motion animated/live-action hybrid series Scout & The Gumboot Kids will be debuting on Kids’ CBC. The premiere episode will air on October 19, 9:55 am, Regular broadcast schedule will be on the same time from Mondays to Fridays. The series is targeted towards preschoolers and will serve as the bridge between the ...

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Paramount Secures Worldwide Rights to Anomalisa

Paramount Pictures has recently secured the worldwide rights to the stop motion film Anomalisa. Created by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, Anomalisa first attracted attention after successful showings at the Telluride, Toronto, and Venice Film Festivals. Paramount is planning to release the film on December 30, 2015 in New York and Los Angeles, most likely to meet the deadline for an Oscar ...

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ShadowMachine Films Release Red Band Trailer for Hell & Back

ShadowMachine Films has just released the first official trailer for their upcoming stop-motion horror comedy feature Hell & Back. The film is going to be R-rated and will be directed by Tom Gianas and Ross Shuman, featuring the voices of T.J. Miller, Nick swardson, Mila Kunis, Bob Odenkirk, Danny McBride, and Susan Sarandon. Hell & Back focuses on best friends Remy and Augie, who come ...

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Production Starts on New Stop Motion Series, Magic Button

4 Friends Studio and ZOOM Studio have recently started production on a new stop-motion series for kids titled The Magic Button. The series is the first ever animated series to be developed in the Bulgarian region for 25 years, as both studios are based in Varna, Bulgaria. The Magic Button focuses on The Plushons – a rabbit family consisting of father Pippin, mother Martha and their children ...

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