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Channel 4 and Lupus Films revive Raymond Briggs’ beloved characters in a new animated special The Snowman and the Snowdog. It’s been 30 years since audiences around the world fell in love with the animated adaptation of the children’s book The Snowman. Produced by the late British animation veteran John [...]
A memorial service celebrating the life of the late animation producer John Coates will be held at St. George’s Church (on the corner of St George St. and Maddox St., London W1) on Thursday, November 22nd at 4.30 pm. The service is open to anyone who wishes to pay their [...]
We are saddened by the news that beloved British animator John Coates, the man behind such revered projects such as The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine and the Oscar-nominated special The Snowman, passed away of cancer on Sunday in his home in Longfield, Kent, in the U.K. He was 85. According to [...]
Channel 4 in the U.K. has revealed a few more details on the upcoming sequel to its classic animated special The Snowman, which is co-produced by Lupus Films. Based on the popular children’s book by Raymond Briggs, the new show finds the Snowman introducing a new best friend The Snowdog [...]
Twenty-twelve is shaping up to be such a year of plenty for high-profile animated features—originals, adaptations and franchise sequels—that it is starting to remind one of the old days of the “Toon Boom.” [not to be confused with the popular 2D animation software] For those who don’t remember or weren’t [...]
Fans of The Beatles’ groundbreaking animated feature Yellow Submarine will have the chance to see a new restored version of the film in theaters this month. Directed by George Dunning, the 1968 feature was produced by Al Brodax, with art direction by Heinz Edelmann and production management by John Coates [...]
Aardman Rights, the distribution arm of the Bristol-based animation powerhouse, has partnered with the U.K.’s Channel 4 as international TV distributor for the brand new sequel to classic Christmas toon The Snowman (1982), based on the novel by Raymond Briggs which Dianne Jackson directed and John Coates produced. Channel 4, [...]
Wallace & Gromit, Paddington Bear and The Snowman are some of the popular animated characters competing against each other in a national poll to discover Britain’s Favorite Ever Animated Character as part of this year’s British Animation Awards (BAAs). Compiled by members of the UK Animation Industry, the all-Brit shortlist [...]
Lupus Films and Channel 4 are planning a new version of the classic animated holiday special The Snowman, according to The Daily Mirror. Based on a hugely popular book by Raymond Briggs, the John Coates-produced special has been a staple of TV holiday programming around the world ever since it [...]