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Anatomy of 2 Stop-motion Animation Studios: Aardman Animations and LAIKA

  1. Overview
  2. Description
  3. Speakers
  4. Moderators

Two major studios will be presented in detail during two consecutive sessions in the afternoon.


First Part: Aardman Animations

Peter Lord in person will talk about the singular philosophy of the Aardman studios that over the years has helped to renew the miracle of an exceptional originality with mass appeal.

Speaker: Peter Lord

Moderator: Virginie Guilminot


Second Part: Presentation of the LAIKA studio: "Coraline", "ParaNorman", "The Boxtrolls"...

LAIKA, heir to Will Vinton, has already given us Coraline and ParaNorman that have become references, while waiting for the upcoming The Boxtrolls.

Speaker: Mark Shapiro

Moderator: Stéphane Malagnac


  • Peter LORD
    Peter LORD

    Creative Director
    Aardman Animations

    United Kingdom

  • Mark SHAPIRO
    Mark SHAPIRO

    Head of Entertainment Brand Marketing



  • Virginie GUILMINOT
    Virginie GUILMINOT

    Production Architect
    Les Fées Spéciales


  • Stéphane MALAGNAC
    Stéphane MALAGNAC

    PropOSE Communication