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Otomo’s ‘Short Peace’ to Screen at Hiroshima Fest

Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo will present parts of his new Short Peace anthology project at the upcoming Hiroshima Intl. Animation Festival. Produced by the animation team at Sunrise, ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA’s ‘ParaNorman’ Scares Up Auds This Weekend

LAIKA studio’s second feature, ParaNorman, is an original stop-motion horror story for kids of all ages. One of the most noticeable shifts in the Stateside features market is the ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Launches Toon App

Acclaimed stop-motion house Aardman Animations (Wallace and Gromit, The Pirates! Band of Misfits) have announced the creation of their own iTunes App! The App, called Animate It!, allows ... Continue Reading →
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The Buzz on Disney Junior’s New ‘Quiet Is…’

Last week, Disney Junior premiered a charming new, original stop-motion show designed to help toddlers get ready for bed. The 10 x two-minute show was created by Glasgow, Scotland-based ... Continue Reading →
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New Tax Credits Introduced for U.K. Animation

The U.K. government announced yesterday that it’s working on offering tax credits for high-end dramas and animation produced in the country. Chancellor George Osborne outlined a new ... Continue Reading →
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Leprosy Charities Cause ‘Pirates’ Changes

Aardman Animations, the Bristol, U.K.-based animation powerhouse behind last year’s Arthur Christmas, have announced changes to their upcoming stop-motion 3-D feature The Pirates! ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention’ on DVD, Blu-ray

Aardman Animations’ hilarious (and Oscar-winning) stop-motion duo are coming to home entertainment shelves in their new six-part series Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention. ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Creates Promo for ITV’s Text Santa

ITV has begun airing a new animated promo for its charity initiative Text Santa created by Aardman. ITV Creative worked alongside industry experts Lambie-Nairn and Aardman Animations ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s Bullough Warns About Plight of U.K. Animation

Speaking to the BBC and Deadline.com, Aardman Animations’ head of TV Miles Bullough warned that the Bristol-based shop may have to produce its beloved plasticine projects in Ireland, ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s ‘Pythagasaurus’ Goes Back in Time

Those crafty folks at beloved U.K. animation studio Aardman Animations are offering up delightful new CG toon for their fans: Pete Peake’s Pythagasaurus. The short film stars two ... Continue Reading →