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What's Next for Portland's Animation Powerhouse Laika?

The Hillsboro HQ of films like Boxtrolls, Coraline, and ParaNorman is working on its next masterpiece.

10/19/2015 By Marty Patail

Local Royalty

Hollywood Knights

Phil Knight famously made a fortune as a founder of Nike. Now the shoe king and his son Travis are vying for a foothold in the super-competitive world of filmmaking with a cartoon girl named Coraline.

07/24/2012 By Tom McNichol

The Mudroom

Reanimated

Travis Knight, the CEO for Hillsboro-based animation studio Laika, has his film _Coraline_ garnering Annie Award nominations. _Coraline_ is also up for Best Animated Feature Oscar on March 7th, against the likes of Pixar favorite _Up_.

02/02/2010 By Randy Gragg