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Gromit Sculptures Are a Financial Boon for Bristol

Nearly 1.2 million people are estimated to have visited Bristol’s Gromit Unleashed trail—a statue parade of various inventive versions of local studio Aardman Animation’s ... Continue Reading →
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ShortsHD Offers Special Spotlight on Joan Gratz

This month, ShortsHD (www.shortstv.com) spotlights the work of animation pioneer Joan C. Gratz. The special spotlight features an interview with the Oscar-winning animator who is best ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Preps ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Movie for 2015

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s ‘Pirates!’ Sets Sail on DVD/Blu-ray Today

Aardman fans, rejoice! This spring’s stop-motion animated feature The Pirates! Band of Misfits arrives on DVD and Blu-ray 3D today (Tuesday, August 28). Directed by Aardman co-founder ... Continue Reading →
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Avast! Aardman’s ‘Pirates’ to Attack Theaters This Friday!

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, ... Continue Reading →
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A High-Tech, Dysfunctional Santa’s Coming to Town

How the wizards at Aardman joined forces with Sony Animation to deliver the poignant and funny CG-animated holiday adventure, Arthur Christmas. Santa Claus and animation have enjoyed ... 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 →
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Wallace & Gromit’s Charity Auction Set for Nov.

The children’s charity, Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal, will hold an online animation art auction from November 1st to the 10th. The event, which will benefit the Bristol Children’s ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer for Sony/Aardman’s ‘Arthur Christmas’

Aardman, Sony and Columbia are reminding movie goers it’s only six months to the holidays by releasing the second trailer to the animated comedy feature Arthur Christmas. Here’s ... Continue Reading →