THE BOXTROLLS are coming to Digital HD December 23, 2014. See the trailer here!

THE BOXTROLLS

ON DIGITAL HD DECEMBER 23, 2014ECEMBER 23, 2014  
ON BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK AND DVD JANUARY 20, 2015 
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT 20, 2015

Pick up you copy on December 23 to watch with the kids over the holiday break!


Bonus Features Exclusive to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack & Blu-ray 3D™ Combo Pack 
·         PRELIMINARY ANIMATIC SEQUENCES
o    Play with Commentary by Directors Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable
o    Baby In The Trash
o    Eggs In The Underworld
o    Man On A Horse
o    Trubshaw’s Inventorium
o    Cheese Shop
o    Tea And Cheese

Bonus Features on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D™ Combo Pack and DVD
·         DARE TO BE SQUARE:  BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE BOXTROLLS
o    VOICING THE BOXTROLLS
The tremendously talented cast members of The Boxtrolls discuss what it’s like to voice an animated puppet, what each actor brought to his/her role, whether their personalities were similar to their characters, and more.          
o    INSIDE THE BOX
The directors, producers, and creative supervisor of character fabrication Georgina Hayns share the challenges of crafting characters who are inside a box.
o    THE BIG CHEESE:  ALLERGY SNATCHER
The directors and producers are joined by Brian McLean, director of Rapid Prototyping, to discuss how the animation studio LAIKA creates the faces for their puppets.   The big story here – literally! – is how Snatcher’s face changes shape due to his cheese allergy.
o    DECONSTRUCTING THE DANCE
Discover how LAIKA combined traditional stop-motion animation with visual effects in order to create the beautiful ballroom dance sequence – and  how costume designer Deborah Cook met the challenge of creating costumes that could flow during a dance scene.
o    THINK BIG:  THE MECHA DRILL
Standing 5 feet tall and weighing over 75 pounds, the Mecha-Drill is the largest stop motion puppet/prop ever created by LAIKA.  Follow its creation from design to completion.

·         FEATURETTES
o    THE NATURE OF CREATION
o    TROLLS RIGHT OFF THE TONGUE
o    ALLERGIC TO EASY
o     LET’S DANCE
o    ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS

·         FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTORS ANTHONY STACCHI AND GRAHAM ANNABLE