Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi

The Making of The Boxtrolls

Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi

Talk: The Making of The Boxtrolls

Directors Anthony Stacchi & Graham Annable discuss the making of Laika Animation Studio's stop-motion film, "The Boxtrolls", followed by a live Q&A. "The Boxtrolls" tells the story of Eggs, an orphan who lives with the Boxtrolls - a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who inhabit a cavern beneath the city of Cheesebridge. When villainous Archibald Snatcher plans to get rid of the harmless beings, Eggs decides to go above ground, and befriends feisty Winnifred. Together, they devise a daring plan to save the Boxtrolls from extermination.

Graham Annable

Graham Annable is an Oscar nominated cartoonist and animator. He has created works for television, film, video game, and comic books. Works such as Puzzle Agent, Hickee, and The Boxtrolls animated feature. He is also the creator of Grickle. A comicly dark world of googly eyed beings that inhabit Youtube on the Grickle Channel and various graphic novels like the Book of Grickle.

Anthony Stacchi

Anthony is an American effects animator and film director. He graduated from California Institute of the Arts in Film then went on to be an Animator at San Francisco's Colossal Pictures. He became an effects animator at Industrial Light and Magic on Back to the Future and James and the Giant Peach. He made his directorial debut as co-director of Sony Pictures Animation's first animated film Open Season.

The Boxtrolls

From the creators of Coraline and ParaNorman comes a magical family adventure about heroes in all shapes and sizes: The Boxtrolls. A story of an orphan named Eggs who devises a plan to save his community of loveable misfits from the evil Archibald Snatcher.

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