Laika

Fraunhofer IGD’s Cuttlefish Helped Bring Life to 3D Printed Faces in LAIKA’s Latest Film

Just a few short days ago, the latest stop-motion animation film from Oregon-based LAIKA Studio, Missing Link, opened in US theaters, with the theatrical release in Germany coming next month….

LAIKA’s Brian McLean Talks About 3D Printed Faces for Studio’s New Stop Motion Animation Film

While attending SOLIDWORKS World 2019 in Dallas recently, I learned during my interview with Stratasys that the company’s multi-material J750 3D printer, which offers over 500,000 different color combinations, was the only 3D printer…

3DPrint.com’s Visit to LAIKA Studios: Stratasys J750 3D Printer Put to Work for New Stop Motion Animation Film

Not too long ago, I made the trip down to Dallas, Texas to attend SOLIDWORKS World 2019. I had the opportunity to speak with several 3D printing companies while I…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 16, 2019

We’ve got business, events, software, and materials news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. MELD has introduced a new operator training course, and Protolabs is launching a range…

Luge, LAIKA, Aluminum: A Conversation in 3D Printing with Stratasys

In the runup to RAPID + TCT 2018, we knew we had a lot to expect from 3D printing industry leaders including Stratasys. The Eden Prairie, MN-based company sponsored the…

Applications, Metal, Maturation in 3D Printing Shine at RAPID + TCT

Anticipation is always high for a major event, and RAPID + TCT draws great focus to 3D printing in North America. Several major themes were intentional as this year’s event curated…

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SME Announces Keynote Speakers for RAPID + TCT: 3D Printing in Sports, Aerospace, Medicine, The Future

Nonprofit organization SME, which supports the manufacturing industry, has spent months getting ready for the 2018 RAPID + TCT Conference, which begins this Monday, April 23, in Fort Worth, Texas….

Stratasys Takes 3D Printing Focus Down to the Voxel, “Speaking the Language” of Each Application

Stratasys has long held a leadership position in 3D printing; the company is one of the most established in the industry and has been leading the market in sales. With…

Stratasys Announces a New Partnership and the Release of GrabCAD Voxel Print Software Solution

The first day of formnext is well underway and the new product announcements have been rolling out at a fast rate. One of the latest comes from Stratasys, which today…

Stratasys Sponsors Retrospective Museum Exhibit on LAIKA’s Use of 3D Printing in Stop Motion Animation

Feature film animation studio LAIKA, founded in 2005 and headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is no stranger to using 3D printing technology in its award-winning animated films, including stop motion features…

And the Academy Award Goes to…3D Printing!

Last night, millions of viewers were glued to their televisions to watch the 89th Academy Awards, including myself (fun fact – the first televised Oscars ceremony took place in 1953)….

Laika Used 3D Printing to Create a 16-Foot-Tall Skeleton Puppet for Stop Motion Film ‘Kubo and The Two Strings’

Portland, Oregon-based animation studio Laika has made some of the most critically acclaimed stop motion animated films in the last few years. Their first film, Coraline, was one of the…

LAIKA Uses 3D Printing For New Stop-Motion Adventure, “Kubo and the Two Strings”

Of all the different forms of entertainment available to us here on Earth, nothing captivates my attention quite like a well-made stop-motion film. The intensive and fantastical form of cinema…

Academy Awards Honor Laika for Pioneering the Use of 3D Printing in Stop-Motion Animation

Having seen a lot of horror movies, and read a lot of ghost stories, I don’t scare as easily as I used to. In fact, I have tremendous respect for…

Laika’s BoxTrolls Can Now be 3D Printed From Home

On September 26, 2014 my family and I will be relaxing in a nice chilly theater, munching popcorn and chewing Milk Duds while watching The Boxtrolls on the big screen—if we can…

Laika Uses 3D Printing to Create the Stop Motion Characters For Their Latest Film ‘The BoxTrolls’

Stop motion animation is only as new as film. However, it has changed dramatically since its first days. The 1897 film The Humpty Dumpty Circus featured a toy circus made…