Long before ParaNorman’s protagonist could start battling zombies, Laika’s Brian McLean and his 40-member team had to tame a new stop-motion technology process. McLean talks about the bloody road to the film’s bleeding-edge character design.
As head of animation studio Laika, Travis Knight guides the strategic vision of the company. As lead animator of the shop's latest film, "ParaNorman," he personally crafted 15,000 frames of animation. What CEOs can learn from the hands-on creative leader.