Tag: stopmotion

XX Animator Sofia Carrillo Wishes You A Creepy New Year

When all female horror anthology XX premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last year no small amount of attention went to Mexican stop motion animator Sofia Carrillo for her stunning opening sequence and interstitial work throughout. Carrillo is simply an...

Crowdfund This: Phil Tippett's MAD GOD, Demented Stop-Motion Animation

I confess that the first two parts of Phil Tippett's Mad God completely passed me by, but now that a kind reader has tipped us off to the existence of Part 3, all I can say is ... wow! Tippett...

CERULIA: Watch The Trailer For The Latest From XX Animator Sofia Carrillo

One of the great pleasures I had in producing all-female horror anthology XX was having the opportunity to work directly with Mexican stop motion animator Sofia Carrillo. I'd had the chance to program some of her short films over the...

APOCALYPSIS (THEOSIS): Watch The Trailer For Eric Leiser's LAtest Stop Motion Oddity

Independent animator Eric Leiser has turned up in these pages a handful of times over the years, delighting fans of experimental animation with his fiercely independent work. Leiser's films blend live action photography and stop motion techniques in a way...

SHINY: Spencer Susser And Daniel Campos Deliver A Brilliant, Charming Stop Motion Short

What happens when the director of Hesher and I Love Sarah Jane teams up with acclaimed dancer Daniel 'Cloud' Campos? Shiny happens, a TropFest winning stop motion animated short film heavy both on the action and the charm. A damsel...

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS: Watch The Full Trailer For Laika's Latest Stop Motion Spectacular

Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls lead animator Travis Knight graduates up to the director's chair on Kubo And The Two String, the latest from stop motion animation house Laika. And, true to typical Laika form, it looks absolutely gorgeous. Clever,...

Review: ANOMALISA, A Real, Honest And Meaningful Gift

When the philosopher says, "Hell is other people," he perhaps means that in trying to figure ourselves out, we are beholden to our reflections and interactions with other people. Or maybe he is talking about the modern customer service experience. In...

ANOMALISA Trailer Considers The Human Condition

Easily one of the cinematic highlights of the year, Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson's animated drama Anomalisa was one of the big sales at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, and for good reason. The first trailer for the film has...

Keeping Christmas Creepy With Marc Riba And Anna Solanas

Barcelona based stop motion animators Marc Riba and Anna Solanas have long been favorites of the genre film circuit, their deliciously dark sensibilities fused with remarkable technical skills and a jet black sense of humor. So when the duo send...

Be Charmed By THE BOXTROLLS In Full Trailer

In a world where Pixar have stumbled somewhat in their last few outings and Aardman have never managed to replicate their small screen success on the big screen, is it fair to say that stop motion animation house Laika have...

Watch Australian Animated Short GOOD GRIEF

Addressing grief and loss in a format that will call to mind Aardman's Creature Comforts, director Fiona Dalwood and producer Jonno Katz have released their acclaimed stop motion animated short film Good Grief online. Good Grief is a short stop...

Fear The Horrors Of Lee Hardcastle's GHOST BURGER

Feeling hungry, kids? Because stop motion animator Lee Hardcastle has got a scary - and tasty - tale to tell with Ghost Burger. A sequel to Hardcastle's ABCs Of Death entry T Is For Toilet set twelve years later this...

Fantastic Fest 2013 Review: O'APOSTOLO, A Beguiling Fantasy Bolstered By Stop-Motion Animation

As delightful as it can be to watch stop-motion animation on the big screen, it can't entirely cover up other areas where a film may fall short. Case in point: the eminently watchable yet only intermittently compelling Spanish stop-motion animated...

Watch The Teaser For Sofia Carrillo's Gorgeous Stop Motion Short THE SAD HOUSE (LA CASA TRISTE)

Sofia Carrillo is a great favorite here at ScreenAnarchy, the Guadalajara based animator turning out consistently stunning stop motion gems.The level of craftsmanship is always truly remarkable with Carrillo and while that necessitates a bit of a gap between projects...

Interview With Ray Harryhausen: Master of the Majick's Author Mike Hankin And Publisher Ernest Farino Hails The Coming Of VOLUME ONE!

The opportunity to interview the author and publisher of the Ray Harryhausen - Master of the Majicks series was not something I took lightly. I've waited nervously for each volume, knowing that in the high stakes world of publishing a...

Exclusive Interview: Talking FRANKENWEENIE With Producer Allison Abbate

Allison Abbate has a pretty astonishing track record in animation, having played significant roles in Tim Burton productions dating back to Nightmare Before Christmas, while also producing such masterpieces as Iron Giant and Fantastic Mr. Fox. Her latest project is...