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Annecy Full Program Revealed

Taking place June 13-18, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (accompanied by the MIFA market, June 15-17) will once again offer the very best in animation from around the ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio’s ToonsTV Comes to Apple TV

Rovio Entertainment’s kid-friendly ToonsTV video on demand app — which has so far accrued over 5.6 billion views — is now available worldwide through Apple TV in the ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Hosts Aardman Events

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the work of acclaimed British stop-motion house Aardman Animations with three special programs features the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Park to Direct ‘Early Man’

Aardman and StudioCanal have teamed up to produce Early Man, a stop-motion feature film to be directed by Wallace & Gromit creator Nick Park. The feature will be Park’s first ... Continue Reading →
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13-Year-Old Animator Wins Aardman Contest

A young teen from the large English town of Milton Keynes will get to see her stop-motion animated short air across the nation after winning a filmmaking competition presented by Aardman ... Continue Reading →
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Jeremy Clapin and the Art of ‘Palmipedarium’

French animator Jeremy Clapin first caught the attention of the festival world with his highly original, funny and dark short Skhizein in 2008, which won awards at Annecy and the Cannes ... Continue Reading →
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Former Aardman and BBC Execs Launch New Org

Aardman Animations’ former head of broadcast Miles Bullough and former BBC creative executive Jesse Cleverly have founded Wildseed Studios, a next-generation entertainment content ... Continue Reading →
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Stop Motion Legend Ray Harryhausen Dies at 92

Visual effects icon Ray Harryhausen, whose stop-motion creations brought many monsters alive in movies such as Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans, died on Tuesday morning ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Preps ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Movie for 2015

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Tim Reckart and the Making of ‘Head Over Heels’

A couple of days ago, we had the chance to catch up with Timothy Reckart, the young animator who wrote and directed the Oscar-nominated stop-motion short Head Over Heels. The project, ... Continue Reading →