Studio Ghibli’s “When Marnie Was There” trailer

Animation magazine is reporting that GKIDS has unveiled a new trailer for the upcoming North American release of Studio Ghibli’s When Marnie Was There, which will open May 22 in New York City and Los Angeles before expanding nationwide. The 2D animated feature is the second from director Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty) and is based the novel by Joan G. Robinson.

From the site:

The English-language version is produced by Studio Ghibli and Geoffrey Wexler, and will feature the voices of Hailee Steinfeld, Kiernan Shipka, Grey Griffin, John C. Reilly, Vanessa Williams, Geena Davis, Ava Acres, Raini Rodriguez, Kathy Bates, Ellen Burstyn and Catherine O’Hara.

Synopsis: Sent from her foster home in the city one summer to a sleepy town by the sea in Hokkaido, Anna dreams her days away among the marshes. She believes she’s outside the invisible magic circle to which most people belong – and shuts herself off from everyone around her, wearing her “ordinary face.” Anna never expected to meet a friend like Marnie, who does not judge Anna for being just what she is. But no sooner has Anna learned the loveliness of friendship than she begins to wonder about her newfound friend…

Hotel Transylvania 2 teaser trailer!

LOVED the first one! This sequence was boarded by my buddy Keith Baxter who we interviewed back in 2011

Keith was coincidentally my very first boss in L.A. on a production called Tazmania where he taught me so many things about drawing that I’ll never be able to repay him.

You can read Keith’s interview here!

Animator/illustrator RACHEL RYLE creates stop motion TRAILER for KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVIC

20th Century Fox is thrilled to partner with popular animator/illustrator RACHEL RYLE to present a special NEW stop motion TRAILER for KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE! Named the #1 Instagram account to follow by MTV and BuzzFeed, Rachel Ryle has garnered a huge fan base with her collection of quirky stop motion videos. Now she’s bringing her creative talent to celebrate the upcoming release of KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE!
Watch the stop motion TRAILER on Rachel Ryle’s Instagram Page HERE:
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KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE hits theaters this Friday, FEBRUARY 13, 2015!
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Release: February 13, 2015
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Screenplay: Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn, based upon the comic book The Secret Service by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons
Producers: Matthew Vaughn, David Reid, Adam Bohling
Cast: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, and Michael Caine
Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men First Class), Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
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News: The Boxtrolls/”Trolls off the Tongue” featurette

THE BOXTROLLS releases in theaters on September 26!

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THE BOXTROLLS releases in theaters on September 26!

Story: A family event movie from the creators of “Coraline” and “ParaNorman” that introduces audiences to a new breed of family – The Boxtrolls, a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs (voiced by Isaac Hempstead-Wright) in the amazing cavernous home they’ve built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town’s villain, Archibald Snatcher (Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley), comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, “into the light,” where he meets and teams up with fabulously  feisty Winnifred (Elle Fanning). Together, they devise a daring plan to save Eggs’ family.

Directors: Anthony Staachi and Graham Annable

Writer: Based on the novel Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow

Voice Cast: Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Elle Fanning, Jared Harris, Toni Collette, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan

MPAA Rating: PG