Laika Pushes the Boundaries of Stop-Motion with 'Paranorman'
Using state-of-the-art 3D printers, animation studio Laika is attempting to take the age-old art of stop-motion animation to the next level. Says president and lead animator Travis Knight, "I wanted us to tell these weird, thought-provoking, thematically challenging, emotionally resonant stories, but I wanted us to do it in a new way. We could open up the potential of stop motion by embracing the author of its demise: the computer. It was a bit like Luddites embracing the loom.”
Read more here on The New York Times. The trailer for Laika's second feature film, ParaNorman, can be found below.