ParaNorman is a new stop-motion film due out this month by the animation firm Laika. Based in Portland, Laika has gotten critical praise for its first foray into feature films, Coraline. With their second film, Laika ups-the-animation-bar, using the first ever 3D printed pieces for a stop motion character. As you can see below, there are so many steps in just assembling the model that it makes the head spin.