New Video Explores the Art and Science of Laika Studios | Nerdist

A new video from LAIKA itself is pulling back the curtain on the company’s approach to animation; which is both a science and an art.

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How the Tiny Studio Behind Coraline Became a Powerhouse

o commemorate the studio's 10-year anniversary, WIRED asked LAIKA CEO Travis Knight to reflect on the last decade and share how Laika survived in Hollywood—even while being based in Oregon.

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Employee Diversity Is Key to Success for ‘Kubo’ and All LAIKA Projects

From the beginning, stop-motion animation house Laika set itself apart from the rest. It focuses on a technique that gives its stories a deeply unique look, and uses pioneering technology like rapid prototyping to create its films.

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A Deep Dive Into LAIKA's Animated Worlds

Creatively, LAIKA has challenged Pixar and DreamWorks Animation with its skilled blending of digital imagery and stop-motion, evident in films like “ParaNorman,” “The Boxtrolls” and, this year, “Kubo and the Two Strings.

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LAIKA Nike Shoes Revealed for Kubo, ParaNorman, and More

In partnership with LAIKA, Tinker Hatfield, Vice President for Design and Special Projects and NIKE have created a limited-edition NIKE shoe to celebrate each of LAIKA’s animated features.

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Watch this Hypnotic Video From LAIKA Studios About Their Creative Process

Spliced with clips from the studio’s films, LAIKA’s animators and producers describe and showcase the production side of their art.

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The Stop-Motion Animation Studio With a Cult Following

Travis Knight, CEO of LAIKA, is breathing new life into an underappreciated art form.

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LAIKA Brings Multi-Million Dollar Movie Empire To Life In Portland

Fans are getting to experience the studio’s groundbreaking work in a whole new way at The Portland Art Museum and its Northwest Film Center's Animating Life: The Art, Science and Wonder of LAIKA.

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How LAIKA's Costume Designer Dresses Tiny Puppets for the Big Screen

Deborah Cook and her costume crew make miniature masterpieces.

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How 3D Printing Has Revolutionized Stop-Motion Animation for LAIKA

Stop-motion animation is among the most laborious and precise forms of artistry imaginable; the average animator produces only four seconds of footage per week.

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