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 →
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 →
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 →
The Rubbish World of Dave Spud

Electronica Duo Basement Jaxx Signs on to ‘Dave Spud’

London-based studio The Illuminated Film Company and commissioning broadcaster CITV have confirmed the voice cast for animated comedy series The Rubbish World of Dave Spud, and announced ... Continue Reading →
Maya the Bee 2: The Honey Games

Trailer: ‘Maya the Bee 2: The Honey Games’ Takes Wing in May

The little CG bee with a big heart returns for her second feature-length adventure when Maya the Bee 2: The Honey Games buzzes to DVD and Blu-ray on May 1, through Shout! Factory Kids ... Continue Reading →
Clever Brenda

Hopster Originals Join Aardman Distribution Offerings

Preschool entertainment/education platform Hopster has struck a deal with Aardman for global distribution of its originally produced content, including animated projects Clever Brenda ... Continue Reading →
early-man-150

‘Early Man’: Prehistoric Plasticine Perfection

Nick Park Early ... Continue Reading →
AardBoiled-150

Aardman Launches Original Comedy Toon Platform AardBoiled

The Academy Award-winning UK studio Aardman has launched a new online outlet for original, offbeat animated comedy creators: AardBoiled. The new YouTube hub builds on the company’s ... Continue Reading →
Adam Cootes

How I Landed a Career in Animation

Blue Sky Studios’ Head of Story Adam Cootes reflects on the roles that determination, hard work and a touch of random fate played in his trans-Atlantic career journey. Growing ... Continue Reading →
Aardman Co-founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton

Photos: The Magic of Aardman Exhibit Opens in Melbourne

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has opened a cracking new exhibition celebrating the 40th anniversary of one of the world’s most successful animation studios, ... Continue Reading →