The Unusual Suspects

A Few Days Left in Aardman Art Auction for Bristol Children’s Hospital

Academy Award-winning UK studio Aardman is in the midst of auctioning off 28 lots of original and limited edition artworks to support their neighbor, the Bristol Children’s Hospital, ... Continue Reading →
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1st European Animation “Emile” Awards Calls for Entries

A call for entries has been issued for the inaugural edition of the European Animation Awards — also known as the Emile Awards in honor of animation pioneers Emile Cohl and Charles-Emile ... 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 →
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Morph Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Emoji Set

Bristol-based studio Aardman is offering fans of classic stop-motion a thoroughly modern way to celebrate with a newly released iMessage sticker pack featuring 16 Morph emojis, just ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Adds ‘Valerian,’ ‘Rogue One’ to VFX Track; Plus ‘LEGO Batman,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘Smurfs’

The audiovisual confab FMX is rapidly approaching, with the organizers announcing even more cutting edge additions to its informative tracks on animation, effects, VR, games and more. ... Continue Reading →
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Downing Street Fetes Aardman, UK Animation

Animation UK and the newly formed UK Screen Alliance joined Aardman Animations on Tuesday in celebration of the iconic Bristol-based studio’s 40 year anniversary at a reception hosted ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Fest Reveals Program

Taking place in the northern English city from November 15-17 this year, Manchester Animation Festival has revealed a lineup of special programs presented by leading European producers ... Continue Reading →
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For the Love of the Art

Shaun the Sheep Sledgehammer Morph Flushed Away Earlyman Creature ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s Very Animated 40th Anniversary

Acclaimed Bristol studio Aardman Animations is this year marking 40 years of providing charming, entertaining and unforgettable animated characters and stories to the world. The multi-award-winning ... Continue Reading →