Category: The Lego Movie

The LEGO Movie Official Poster

The LEGO Movie Trailer (Teaser)

The LEGO Movie Official PosterThe LEGO Movie Teaser Trailer from Warner Brothers has just been released and gives us a wonderful preview of the 2014 major movie release from The LEGO Group.

While LEGO has released other movies in the past, all of those have been made for TV, DVD or Youtube. The LEGO Movie (yes that is actually the name of the movie) will be released in cinemas and even have a 3D release.

The film, also called “The Piece Of Resistance” features the voices of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elisabeth Banks and Liam Neeson and will be released in cinemas on February 7th 2014.

The 3D computer animated adventure tells the story of Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world.

He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.

The movie looks great and, even though it is entirely computer generated, with the slightly “jerky” movements of the characters it seems to pay homage to the legion of LEGO stop-motion fan-made movies that populate Youtube.

With the team behind Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs at the helm, The LEGO movie looks like it will be another success for the company.

What do you think?

LEGO Movie Teaser Trailer

The Lego Movie Logo

Lego Movie Logo & ReBrick Competition

The Lego Movie LogoHi all. Just a quick post to share the new Lego Movie Logo (see the image at right!) and a Lego movie competition on ReBrick.

By creating a short film based around the storyline for the upcoming Lego movie, you could win a chance to have your short film seen in the movie!

More details can be found in the press release below or by visiting ReBrick.

Lego Movie Competition

Beginning March 25, LEGO fans registered worldwide on will have a one-of-a-kind, hands-on opportunity to take part in the growing excitement for The LEGO Movie by creating a 15-30 second video clip based on its story, in the “LEGO ReBrick Movie Competition.”

The winning video could be featured in the film, the first-ever, full-length theatrical LEGO adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, opening February 7, 2014.

The fan-produced clips will relate to an exciting scene in the film, in which the citizens of the LEGO universe rally to prevent an unspeakable disaster. They do this by quickly disassembling the elements of their environments, brick by brick, and rebuilding them into fantastic and fun hybrid vehicles and tools—the stranger and more innovative, the better, like rocket/dragons or butterfly/speedboats—to take part in an epic battle.

rebrick Lego Movie Competition

Using only LEGO bricks and non-licensed LEGO minifigures, contestants will select a character and set their action sequence in one of their favorite LEGO worlds, such as LEGO City, Space, Pirates, Western, Vikings, Dino, Castle, and others. After building and recording their LEGO designs, they will upload the video to YouTube, and bookmark it on the Building Challenge page, where it will be open for voting from the entire ReBrick membership. The 25 videos earning the most “Likes” will ultimately be reviewed for creativity, originality, theme and suitability for the film by a panel of judges, including Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, writers/directors of The LEGO Movie.

The Grand Prize winner will receive a trip for two to Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California, for a VIP Tour; a meeting with the directors, to participate in a LEGO build; an exclusive LEGO film camera designed and built by the official LEGO model shop; plus souvenir items from the movie’s set, signed by the designers. His or her winning entry may also be edited into the film’s big battle sequence. Second and third place winners will also be honored, as well as winners of bi-weekly prizes selected during the challenge’s six-week run, for a range of additional prizes, including tickets to the Studio’s tour, The LEGO Movie merchandise, a $200 gift card for the Studio’s online store, and a feature spot on The Official LEGO Channel on YouTube.

All entrants must be at least 16 years old and be registered on the LEGO fansite Submissions will be accepted from March 25, 2013, at 9:00 A.M., until May 6, 2013, at 8:59 A.M., EDT. Videos must be between 15-30 seconds and be captured using a camera that is at least 3.2 megapixels, and framed to fit within a 2.40:1 aspect ratio. Submissions must contain only LEGO elements and figures with no customized parts, must follow the ReBrick House Rules, and must be suitable for children.

Local regulations and complete prizing information can be found on the Contest Rules page, with additional guidelines, examples and updates available at microsite

Winners will be announced on May 20, 2013.

Via Collider


So what do you think of the new logo for the film?