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Following in the footsteps of Wallace and Gromit, another popular Aardman character is getting ready for its big movie adventure. The Bristol-based animation studio announced today that its teaming up with StudioCanal to launch a new Shaun the Sheep feature for spring of 2015. The stop-motion animated feature (yay…it’s not [...]
Goro Miyazaki’s acclaimed 2D animated feature From Up on Poppy Hill (Kokuriko-Zaka Kara) will begin its New York run this Friday, thanks to indie studio GKIDS. The film was the top-earning animated feature in Japan in 2011, grossing almost $54 million and outdrawing two Pokémon features. It also won the Japan [...]
Wallace and Gromit have teamed up with Google to star in a festive video that aims to connect family and friends this holiday season. Appearing together with a number of other Aardman Animation characters for the first time, the video features Wallace and Gromit in a Google+ Hangout with Trixie and Captain [...]
Only a few weeks after announcing details about The Smurfs 2 feature (set to be released on July 31, 2013) Sony has revealed info about the third outing of the little blue guys. It turns out that sequel writers Karey Kirkpatrick and Chris Poche have now been assigned to write [...]
With The Pirates! Band of Misfits Peter Lord and his team have outdone themselves with another delightful, beautifully crafted animated movie. We’ve all seen stop-motion family pictures, Hugh Grant comedies and pirate adventures on the big screen before, but nothing has quite prepared us for the spectacular concoction that is [...]
Producer Michael Rose discusses his well-received animated projects, The Gruffalo’s Child and Chico & Rita About seven years ago, Aardman veteran Michael Rose set up Magic Light Pictures, a London-based indie production company with Martin Pope. Rose, who produced the Oscar-nominated The Gruffalo (2009) and this year’s BAFTA-nominated The Gruffalo’s [...]
How Disney brought Studio Ghibli’s take on The Borrowers to U.S. audiences. For over two decades, the enchanting traditionally animated features of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata’s Studio Ghibli have been awing audiences at home in Japan, and increasingly around the world. Thanks to its partnership with Disney, the works [...]
A new trailer has hit for a new stop-motion animated feature from Aardman and Sony titled The Pirates! Band of Misfits. Directed by Pete Lord with Jeff Newitt, the film is due out in 3D March 30, 2012. Take a look: Aardman, of course, is the studio behind the beloved [...]
Actor Hugh Grant will be the lead voice in Aardman Animation’s upcoming feature The Pirates! Band of Misfits for Sony Animation. The British actor will voice the bearded Pirate Captain who travels far and wide in a quest to win the coveted Pirate of the Year Award. Pirates is directed [...]