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Following in the footsteps of Wallace and Gromit, another popular Aardman character is getting ready for its big movie adventure. The Bristol-based animation studio announced today that its teaming up with StudioCanal to launch a new Shaun the Sheep feature for spring of 2015. The stop-motion animated feature (yay…it’s not [...]
The British Academy of Film & Television has announced its 2012 Children’s Awards nominees, which aim to recognize the best in the U.K.’s kids entertainment industry. Animation: The Amazing Adrenalini Brothers, Pesky Productions/POP The Amazing World Of Gumball, Cartoon Network Europe in association with Dandelion Studios, Boulder Media and Studio [...]
Aardman Animation’s longtime head of broadcast Miles Bullough has left the company to pursue new ventures. According to C21media.net, the departure was entirely amicable and Aardman has already begun the search to find a replacement. Bullough will continue to consult for the firm on a non-exclusive basis. Bullough joined the [...]
Disney Junior, the multiplatform brand aimed at kids age 2-7 and their parents and caregivers, will become a 24-hour channel this Friday (March 23). The new channel (which will be available on Comcast, Time Warner, Cablevision, Bright House and Verizon), will be the home of classic Disney preschool shows and [...]
The world’s most famous boy reporter and the return of the light-footed penguins headline a strong week for animated home video releases. Steven Spielberg directs and Peter Jackson produces The Adventures of Tintin (Paramount, $30.99 DVD, $40.99 Blu-ray and DVD combo pack, $49.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD combo pack), which [...]
Disney Junior’s multinational project Doc McStuffins offers young viewers a charming heroine who helps cure stuffed animals. It looks like Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Timmy Time and the rest of the cool animated shows on Disney Junior are getting a great new addition to the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Although many U.K. TV animation producers are disheartened about the bleak economic climate and lack of government support, they continue to follow the country’s much-admired tradition of excellence. To the casual observer of the TV animation scene in the U.K., the climate may seem quite healthy. With beautifully produced series [...]
Fans of Middle Earth can put the final touches on their high-def home video collection. Out this week for the first time on high-definition disc is The Lord Of The Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy – Extended Edition (New Line, $119.98). This 15-disc set features the entire trilogy and is [...]