Unconventional New Trailer For Boxtrolls Reveals The Magic Of Stop Motion‏

Here’s a new teaser trailer for Laika’s stop motion picture, The Boxtrolls. Watch it first, and then we’ll talk about it.

YouTube Preview Image

And that’s how it’s done, from designs through to moving animation though, as an iPad ad might say, the sequence was shortened. But certainly not lightened of wonder.

I’ve spoken to several stop motion animators and, every time, it was all I could to to not jump on them and hug them. Really, I feel like sending a crate of cupcakes to Laika right now. These folk carry off this incredibly taxing, all too often thankless task, creating sheer cinematic magic for us with hardly any recognition.

Well, I’m certainly grateful. And I do wish I could do what they do.

Image (5)

Diamond Comics’ Best Practice Awards Nominations For The Summer Of 2016

arrow

The McCarthys’ Tyler Ritter To Join Star City PD On Arrow

shot a 014n

New Writing From J.K. Rowling About The North American School Of Magic

wolfandcub

Lone Wolf And Cub Set For English Language Remake

acontr03

A Tale Of Two Exclusive Contracts – Marvel And DC Comics

gotkingknight

Game Of Thrones Producers Discuss Plan For Final Seasons

Prelude To Transformers Combiner Wars Starts With Optimus Prime

Hypocrite Watch: When Tony Stark Built A Computer To Predict Future Attacks

Will DC Rebirth Lose Momentum With Tomorrow’s Skip Week?

oldluke

The Case Of Mark Hamill’s Unemployment Comments