AUGUST 9, 2015: VFX Supervisor Steve Emerson presented at SIGGRAPH on August 9 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In his talk. titled Visual Effects at LAIKA: A Crossroads of Art and Technology, Steve discussed the history of visual effects at LAIKA — in-camera and digital — and the evolution of the studio’s production processes over the past ten years, from Coraline (2009), ParaNorman (2012), The Boxtrolls (2014) and Kubo and the Two Strings (in theaters August 19, 2016). He also examined LAIKA’s live-action approach to visual effects, the specifics of the workflow and the future of the technology. For more information, click here.