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Travis Knight is a Director, Producer and Animation American born on 13 september 1973 at Hillsboro (USA)

Travis Knight

Travis Knight
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Nationality USA
Birth 13 september 1973 (46 years) at Hillsboro (USA)

Travis Knight (b. 1973, Hillsboro, Oregon) is an American animator, film executive and former rapper, the son of Penelope "Penny" (Parks) and Phil Knight, the founder and chairman of Nike, Inc. He is the current president and CEO of LAIKA, Inc.

Best films

Bumblebee (2018)
(Director)
Coraline (2009)
(Animation)
The Boxtrolls (2014)
(Producer)
ParaNorman (2012)
(Producer)
Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
(Director)

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Filmography of Travis Knight (6 films)

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Director

Bumblebee
Bumblebee (2018)
, 1h54
Directed by Travis Knight
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Jeu, Films about toys, Robot films
Actors Hailee Steinfeld, Dylan O'Brien, John Cena, Angela Bassett, Justin Theroux, Rachel Crow
Rating67% 3.3971953.3971953.3971953.3971953.397195
En 1987, dans une ville balnéaire californienne. Alors que la guerre a pris une tournure critique sur la planète Cybertron, l'Autobot B-127 est envoyé sur Terre par son chef Optimus Prime afin de préparer un refuge et de protéger les humains d'une éventuelle attaque de leurs ennemis, les Decepticons. Fortement endommagé et son synthétiseur vocal détruit au cours d'un combat contre Blitzwing, B-127 échappe à une troupe militaire et échoue sur une plage, où il se transforme en Volkswagen Coccinelle jaune, avant de se désactiver.
Kubo and the Two Strings
Directed by Travis Knight
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Ralph Fiennes, Brenda Vaccaro
Rating77% 3.8988353.8988353.8988353.8988353.898835
The story is set in ancient Japan, where a young boy named Kubo cares for his mother in a village. A spirit from the past turns Kubo's life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior.

Producer

Missing Link, 1h35
Directed by Chris Butler
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Actors Zach Galifianakis, Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Timothy Olyphant
Roles Producer
Rating67% 3.352313.352313.352313.352313.35231
Sir Lionel Frost, gentleman anglais, manque une nouvelle fois sa chance de rentrer dans le club des aventuriers et explorateurs de Londres en détruisant son appareil contenant une photo de Nessie. À son retour, il reçoit une mystérieuse lettre lui proposant de rencontrer un sasquatch. Enivré par cette nouvelle il passe un pari avec Lord Piggot-Dunceb, s'il ramène la preuve de l’existence du sasquatch il sera admis au club.
Kubo and the Two Strings
Directed by Travis Knight
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Ralph Fiennes, Brenda Vaccaro
Roles Producer
Rating77% 3.8988353.8988353.8988353.8988353.898835
The story is set in ancient Japan, where a young boy named Kubo cares for his mother in a village. A spirit from the past turns Kubo's life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior.
The Boxtrolls, 1h36
Directed by Anthony Stacchi
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about children, Monde imaginaire, Films based on mythology, Films based on Norse mythology, Children's films
Actors Ben Kingsley, Simon Pegg, Elle Fanning, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Toni Collette, Jared Harris
Roles Producer
Rating67% 3.3977753.3977753.3977753.3977753.397775
In the fictional large hill-top town of Cheesebridge during the Victorian era, rumors abound that subterranean trolls (known as Boxtrolls for the cardboard boxes they wear) have kidnapped and killed young children. Pest exterminator Archibald Snatcher strikes a deal with the city's leader Lord Portley-Rind to exterminate every Boxtroll in exchange for membership in the city's cheese-loving council called the White Hats despite the fact that he is severely allergic to cheese.
ParaNorman
ParaNorman (2012)
, 1h32
Directed by Sam Fell, Chris Butler
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about children, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Ghost films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Children's films, LGBT-related films, Disaster films, LGBT-related film
Actors Casey Affleck, Tempestt Bledsoe, John Goodman, Bernard Hill, Anna Kendrick, Leslie Mann
Roles Producer
Rating69% 3.498213.498213.498213.498213.49821
In the small town of Blithe Hollow, Massachusetts, Norman Babcock (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is an 11-year-old boy who speaks with the dead, including his late grandmother (Elaine Stritch) and various ghosts in town. Almost no one believes him and he is isolated emotionally from his family while being ridiculed by his peers. His friend, Neil Downe (Tucker Albrizzi), is an overweight boy who is bullied himself and finds in Norman a kindred spirit. During rehearsal of a school play commemorating the town's execution of a witch three centuries ago, Norman has a vision of the town's past in which he is pursued through the woods by townsfolk on a witch hunt. Afterward, the boys are confronted by his estranged and seemingly deranged uncle Mr. Prenderghast (John Goodman) who tells his nephew that he soon must take up his regular ritual to protect the town. Soon after this encounter, Prenderghast dies from a sudden stroke. During the official performance of the school play Norman has another vision, creating a public spectacle of himself which leads to his father (Jeff Garlin) grounding him. His mother (Leslie Mann) tells him that his father's stern manner is because he is afraid for him. The next day, Norman sees Prenderghast's spirit who tells him that the ritual must be performed with a certain book before sundown that day. Norman is at first reluctant to go because he is scared but his grandmother tells him it is all right to be scared as long as he does not let it change who he is. Norman sets off to retrieve the book from Prenderghast's house (having to take it from his corpse).

Visual effects

Kubo and the Two Strings
Directed by Travis Knight
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Ralph Fiennes, Brenda Vaccaro
Roles Animation
Rating77% 3.8988353.8988353.8988353.8988353.898835
The story is set in ancient Japan, where a young boy named Kubo cares for his mother in a village. A spirit from the past turns Kubo's life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior.
The Boxtrolls, 1h36
Directed by Anthony Stacchi
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about children, Monde imaginaire, Films based on mythology, Films based on Norse mythology, Children's films
Actors Ben Kingsley, Simon Pegg, Elle Fanning, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Toni Collette, Jared Harris
Roles Animation
Rating67% 3.3977753.3977753.3977753.3977753.397775
In the fictional large hill-top town of Cheesebridge during the Victorian era, rumors abound that subterranean trolls (known as Boxtrolls for the cardboard boxes they wear) have kidnapped and killed young children. Pest exterminator Archibald Snatcher strikes a deal with the city's leader Lord Portley-Rind to exterminate every Boxtroll in exchange for membership in the city's cheese-loving council called the White Hats despite the fact that he is severely allergic to cheese.
ParaNorman
ParaNorman (2012)
, 1h32
Directed by Sam Fell, Chris Butler
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about children, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Ghost films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Children's films, LGBT-related films, Disaster films, LGBT-related film
Actors Casey Affleck, Tempestt Bledsoe, John Goodman, Bernard Hill, Anna Kendrick, Leslie Mann
Roles Animation
Rating69% 3.498213.498213.498213.498213.49821
In the small town of Blithe Hollow, Massachusetts, Norman Babcock (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is an 11-year-old boy who speaks with the dead, including his late grandmother (Elaine Stritch) and various ghosts in town. Almost no one believes him and he is isolated emotionally from his family while being ridiculed by his peers. His friend, Neil Downe (Tucker Albrizzi), is an overweight boy who is bullied himself and finds in Norman a kindred spirit. During rehearsal of a school play commemorating the town's execution of a witch three centuries ago, Norman has a vision of the town's past in which he is pursued through the woods by townsfolk on a witch hunt. Afterward, the boys are confronted by his estranged and seemingly deranged uncle Mr. Prenderghast (John Goodman) who tells his nephew that he soon must take up his regular ritual to protect the town. Soon after this encounter, Prenderghast dies from a sudden stroke. During the official performance of the school play Norman has another vision, creating a public spectacle of himself which leads to his father (Jeff Garlin) grounding him. His mother (Leslie Mann) tells him that his father's stern manner is because he is afraid for him. The next day, Norman sees Prenderghast's spirit who tells him that the ritual must be performed with a certain book before sundown that day. Norman is at first reluctant to go because he is scared but his grandmother tells him it is all right to be scared as long as he does not let it change who he is. Norman sets off to retrieve the book from Prenderghast's house (having to take it from his corpse).
Coraline
Coraline (2009)
, 1h40
Directed by Henry Selick
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror, Animation
Themes Ghost films, Children's films
Actors Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, John Hodgman, Ian McShane
Roles Animation
Rating76% 3.848943.848943.848943.848943.84894
Hands made of needles re-make a doll to resemble an 11-year-old Coraline Jones. A little later, Coraline and her family move from Pontiac, Michigan to the Pink Palace Apartments in Bandon, Oregon, which is also occupied by retired actresses Ms. Spink and Forcible, and eccentric Russian acrobat Mr. Bobinsky, who claims to be training a mouse circus. Coraline's parents work for a garden catalog and are often too busy to pay attention to her.