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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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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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 →