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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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Legend of Zelda Stop Motion Short via iPhone and Vine

A six-second stop motion might not be that impressive, but you have to apply proper context: animator and comedian Johnny McHone created a six second stop motion short based on the Legend of Zelda using only his iPhone. It’s only six seconds because it was made using the Vine App. Besides, if you watch the video , you can see that the figure and clay animation was well-done and we personally ...

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New Trailer for Digimon All-Star Rumble Uses Stop-Motion

Bandai Namco Games has just released a new trailer for the upcoming multiplatform brawler Digimon All-Star Rumble, no doubt meant to remind fans of its November 11 North American release. What makes the new trailer special is that it’s not made up of your run-of-the-mill CG gamplay footage – it has that in spades, but it also features stop-motion animation. The trailer shows Agumon and Veemon ...

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New Featurette Introduces The Boxtrolls’ Characters

Focus Features has just released a new featurette for the upcoming LAIKA stop motion/CG animated feature, The Boxtrolls. The featurette serves as an introduction for the film’s characters, delving deep along with some of the voice cast, which includes Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Tracy Morgan and Simon Pegg. You can check out the featurette below: ...

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Aardman Produces New Ad for Maynards Discovery Patch

Award-winning studio Aardman Animations has recently produced a new high-profile TV ad for the range of fun-shaped fruit flavor jelly sweets, Maynards Discovery Patch. The ad is scheduled to air this spring. The advert focuses on a family of hedgehogs who are about to try their first taste of Maynards Discovery Patch, all the while exploring the questions on pack. The advert features the trade ...

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