‘Kubo’ Director & Laika Founder Travis Knight Inks With CAA
Laika founder and Kubo and the Two Strings director Travis Knight has signed with CAA. The film marked Knight’s feature directorial debut, and this is his first agency inking as a stand-alone filmmaker.
Knight created and is CEO and president of Laika, the Oregon-based animation house that has produced the likes of Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls, the latter of which was nominated for a Best Animated Feature Oscar last year.
Kubo is in the awards-season mix; it was named Best Animated Feature by the National Board of Review and received 10 Annie Award nominations including Best Animated Feature.