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 →

Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Returns to CBBC

Aardman Animation’s preschool star, Shaun the Sheep will come back to the U.K. small screen this month with 20 brand-spanking new episodes. The hero of Mossybottom Farm will kick ... Continue Reading →

Tim Reckart and the Making of ‘Head Over Heels’

A couple of days ago, we had the chance to catch up with Timothy Reckart, the young animator who wrote and directed the Oscar-nominated stop-motion short Head Over Heels. The project, ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Spike & Mike Fest Turns 30

Iconic indie toon fest Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation will be holding a 30th Anniversary Celebration this year which will feature the most popular and award-winning short ... Continue Reading →

Crackin’ Wallace & Gromit Ride Opens in Blackpool

Pack up your cheese and crackers and start planning your trip to Blackpool, U.K.’s Pleasure Beach amusement park to check out a new Wallace & Gromit themed family ride set ... Continue Reading →

Nominees Announced for Cartoon D’Or Short Prize

The European Association of Animation Film, Cartoon, has announced the five finalists for the Cartoon d’Or 2012, the pan-European award for the best animated short film of the ... Continue Reading →

Art of the Matter

An artistic mouse and a musically talented bear form a special bond in the charming new French animated feature Ernest and Celestine. Mentioning Didier Brunner’s name in international ... Continue Reading →

New Wallace & Gromit Short Planned for Queen’s Jubilee

A new animated short featuring Aardman’s beloved plasticine characters Wallace and Gromit is scheduled to debut in conjunction with the big Diamond Jubilee of the Queen celebration ... Continue Reading →

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 →