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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 [...]
Aardman Animations, the Bristol, U.K.-based animation powerhouse behind last year’s Arthur Christmas, have announced changes to their upcoming stop-motion 3-D feature The Pirates! Band of Misfits after the film’s trailer raised objections from leprosy charities, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, based on the books by Gideon Defoe, is [...]
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 a long, mutually rewarding relationship over the years. From classic Rankin-Bass specials like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to Chuck Jones’ How Grinch Stole [...]
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 amusing cavemen who seek the help of a mathematician dinosaur to deal with a live volcano! Peak wrote and directed the short, [...]
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 Hospital allows animation lovers to bid and buy original pieces and signed prints from some of the world’s top stars of [...]
Besides roaming the San Diego convention hall and gaping at the spandex-wearing masses, Comic-Con attendees get the chance to get an early peek at some of the most anticipated animated and vfx-driven features and TV series. On Thursday, toon fans were treated to a wonderful panel featuring Aardman Animation Studio founder [...]
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 how the studios describe the film: The 3D, CG-animated family comedy Arthur Christmas, an Aardman production for Sony Pictures Animation, at last [...]