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Tackling the Big Questions

Several of this year’s Oscar contenders discuss their biggest challenges, triumphs, inspirations and the state of animation in a very good year. Peter Lord – Director, ... 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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Otomo’s ‘Short Peace’ to Screen at Hiroshima Fest

Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo will present parts of his new Short Peace anthology project at the upcoming Hiroshima Intl. Animation Festival. Produced by the animation team at Sunrise, ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s ‘Pirates’ Set Sail on Disc

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is offering a real swashbuckling good time on DVD and Blu-ray this summer, with The Pirates! Band of Misfits set to hit shelves on August 28. The film ... 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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Leprosy Charities Cause ‘Pirates’ Changes

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! ... 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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Comic-Con: Aardman Presents ‘Arthur Christmas,’ ‘The Pirates!’

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 ... Continue Reading →