Ted is the first motion picture by the creator of Family Guy, Seth MacFarlane. I don’t realy follow the animated episode. I assume is that it is one of the many The Simpsons rip-off. My bland prejudice id that Seth MacFarlane is copying Matt Groening.
Two of my current favorite filmmakers are collaborating. Charlie Kaufman (writer; Being John Malkovitch, Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind) and Dan Harmon (creator; Community on NBC) are working together for a stop-motion claymation titled “Anomalisa” produced by Starburns Industries, Inc. (get where the name comes from?) What is unique that this is a Kickstarter project because the filemmakers want the movie to be independent from Hollywood movie industry so it will have creative and production integrity.