PRESIDENT AND CEO / PRODUCER / DIRECTOR / ANIMATOR
President & CEO TRAVIS KNIGHT has led all key creative and business decisions at LAIKA since the studio’s founding in 2005. He was Lead Animator for Coraline, producer for ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls, and he won the BAFTA Award for directing Kubo and the Two Strings. Under his leadership, LAIKA has garnered worldwide distinction for its melding of the age-old craft of stop-motion with the most cutting-edge cinematic advances and manufacturing techniques. As a result, every LAIKA film has been Oscar®-nominated for best animated feature. Travis makes his live-action directorial debut with Paramount’s Bumblebee.