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Wallace & Gromit New Faces of VisitEngland

Britain’s national tourist board VisitEngland has recruited Aardman Animations’ globally known plasticine pals Wallace & Gromit as Tourism Trailblazers to encourage Britons ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Chris Sanders & Kirk DeMicco

In theaters today, DreamWorks Animation’s latest feature The Croods goes back to the basics with a strong family comedy set in a magical, prehistoric period. The world will be watching ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Byrne to Head DHX Media’s Licensing Company

DHX Media has appointed Peter Byrne as the new CEO of its wholly owned licensing company, Copyright Promotions Licensing Group. CPLG has a renowned reputation in the licensing business, ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS’ ‘The Rabbi’s Cat’ Rolls Out in the U.S.

Prolific French comic-book artist and film director Joann Sfar discusses the real-life inspirations behind The Rabbi’s Cat and his love for American classics. Joann Sfar, the celebrated ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Park Helps Launch Forest Film Initiative

Aardman Animations’ Nick Park has joined a recently launched global multimedia initiative, spearheaded by The United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat in partnership with the Jackson ... Continue Reading →
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Passion Signs ‘ParaNorman’s Sam Fell

Award-winning indie production house Passion Pictures has just signed animated feature film director Sam Fell for worldwide commercial representation. Fell has recently received both ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Delivers Gothic New Short Starring Morph

Everyone’s favorite Bristol-based studio, Aardman Animations, has unveiled a new gothic online film starring Morph, a classic character first introduced in 1977 in the show Take Hart. ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s ‘Pig’s Tail’ Exposes Inhumane Factory Farming

Aardman Animations has joined forces with The Humane Society of the U.S. to produce A Pig’s Tail, a four-minute animated project about the dire problems of factory farming. The short, ... Continue Reading →
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Top Toon Studios Sign Up for Chicago Fest

Chicago’s Facets Multimedia has announced that three major animation players will be hosting screenings and workshops as part of the 29th annual Chicago International Children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman/BRB’s ‘Canimals’ Begins Run on CITV

The CG-animated series Canimals began its run on U.K.’s CITV on Monday. A co-pro between Aardman Animations, Vooz Club and BRB International, the 44 x 7” series follows the adventures ... Continue Reading →