Early Man

Exclusive ‘Early Man’ Clip: Meet the Puppets!

Cracking good news, Aardman fans: Nick Park’s sporty caveman comedy Early Man has arrives on Digital release Tuesday, May 15 through Lionsgate Home Entertainment, which will also ... Continue Reading →
Chicken Run

Aardman Incubating ‘Chicken Run’ Sequel

Nearly two decades after it first flew the coop, Aardman Animations is reportedly working on a sequel to the most successful ever stop-motion feature, Chicken Run (2000), according ... Continue Reading →
Animation UK

Animation UK, UK Screen Alliance Name Council Reps

Key audiovisual industry policy-making bodies UK Screen Alliance and Animation UK, which united in 2016, have elected new council representatives. The UK Screen Facilities Council election ... Continue Reading →
Blade Runner

FMX: Meet ‘Blade Runner’s Rachael, Explore Tunnel AR & Go Commercial

We are (thisclose) to the next FMX conference in Stuttgart (April 24-27), but there’s still new program highlights to explore. Recent additions have been announced for the “Digital ... Continue Reading →
Early Man

‘Early Man’ Keeps Rocking on Disc & Digital in May

Aardman Animations’ clash of ages comedy-adventure Early Man comes back out of the cave to debut on Digital (May 15) and on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand (May 22) through ... Continue Reading →
Little Princess

Illuminated Films at 25: A Very British Kind of Magic

***This article was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** As the founder of British animation studio The Illuminated Film Company, which celebrates its 25th ... Continue Reading →
The Rain

FMX Adds ‘Jim Button,’ ‘The Rain’ and More to 2018 Lineup

The 2018 FMX conference continues to build its well-rounded programming slate, with visual effects presentations on German fantasy flick Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver and Netflix ... Continue Reading →
Rebecca Manley and Simone Giampaolo

Aardman Expands Partner Content Division, Adds Directors

Aardman has hired visual production company and animation studio Jungler to represent the studio and its pool of directors in France. Based in Paris, Jungler creates commercials, music ... Continue Reading →
Anim18

Anim18 Details UK-Wide Animation Celebration

Beginning next month, venues throughout the United Kingdom will play host to showcases of British animation achievement, from childhood classics to experimental shorts. Anim18 will ... Continue Reading →
The Amazing World of Gumball

‘Revolting Rhymes’, ‘Gumball’ & More Score 2018 British Animation Awards

The winners of the 2018 British Animation Awards were revealed Thursday night in a ceremony laced with surprises, held at London’s BFI Southbank and hosted by comedian-actor Miles ... Continue Reading →