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Steve Emerson

VFX Supervisor, KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS
Laika


TALKS HELD

Ten Years of Visual Effects at LAIKA


STEVE EMERSON joined LAIKA in 2008. His diverse background in visual effects is highlighted by his work as Co-VFX Supervisor on The Boxtrolls.
As a supervisor, compositor and technical director, he has contributed to a number of feature films including: Paranorman, Coraline, The Matrix Revolutions and Transformers.

ABOUT LAIKA: Founded in 2005, Oregon-based LAIKA is an animation studio specializing in feature films. Travis Knight serves as President and CEO of the company, which is owned by Nike co-founder and Chairman Philip H. Knight. Highlighting the artistry of award-winning filmmakers, designers and animators, LAIKA has produced three Oscar-nominated stop-motion movies: Coraline (2009), ParaNorman (2012) and The Boxtrolls (2014) as well as the all-CG short Moongirl (2005). The studio’s fourth feature, Kubo and the Two Strings, will premiere in theaters worldwide on August 19, 2016.