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Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Foothill Entertainment has announced new toons and development updates just in time for the April MIPTV market in France. These include second series production for Spike Team, the broadcast launch of Iconicles, upcoming new animation for Raz & Benny and Boy and the Dinosaur and new script [...]
Aardman Digital, the interactive branch of the acclaimed Bristol-based animation house, has launched Hope Sheep Home 2, a sequel to the BAFTA-nominated online game released in February of 2012 which has reached over 109 million plays to date. Starring the lovable characters of the award-winning TV series Shaun the Sheep, [...]
Kidscreen has announced its list of nominees for its annual Awards. The shortlisted entries will be continuing in the competition through a final round of judging. Winners will be announced at the annual Kidscreen Summit held at the Hilton in New York City on Thursday Feb. 9. Here are the [...]
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 [...]
Speaking to the BBC and Deadline.com, Aardman Animations’ head of TV Miles Bullough warned that the Bristol-based shop may have to produce its beloved plasticine projects in Ireland, Germany or Canada in order to cut costs. Bullough bemoaned the U.K.’s lack of support for TV animation and its production tax [...]
Aardman Digital will release a second installment of its hit online game Home Sheep Home following the huge success of the first game, which reached 100 million plays in just over 18 months. The original Home Sheep Home, which launched in February 2010, registered 880,000 plays in a single day, and [...]
The CW’s hit series Supernatural is getting animated – Japanese style. Hot on the heels of a showing at Comic-Con comes the release this week of Supernatural: The Anime Series (Warner Bros., $49.98 DVD, $54.97 Blu-ray). The set collects all 22 episodes of this first-ever anime series adapted from a live-action [...]
Get in line, Seth-heads — the most recent release from the Seth McFarlane-Fox animation alliance is arriving this week with the release of American Dad, Vol. 6 (Fox, $39.98). The three-disc box set includes all 18 episodes from season five, including “Rapture’s Delight.” Bonus features include deleted scenes and audio [...]
The BBC is reporting that Aardman Animations has begun work on a feature film version of its preschool animated hit Shaun the Sheep. The Beeb reports that a script is being developed for a film that would be released in 2013 or 2014. Shaun the Sheep first appeared in Aardman’s [...]
Original animated video features make their mark this week with a pair of sequels: Open Season 3 (Sony, $28.95 DVD, $34.95 DVD/Blu-ray), a sequel to the 2006 theatrical release and the 2008 home-video sequel. This edition sees Boog and Elliot join a Russian circus, courtesy of writer David I. Stern and [...]