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.