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Britain’s national tourist board VisitEngland has recruited Aardman Animations’ globally known plasticine pals Wallace & Gromit as Tourism Trailblazers to encourage Britons to embrace the staycation and explore their country this year. The duo will kick off the 2013 vacation season with a new TV ad set to air May [...]
Aardman Animation’s preschool star, Shaun the Sheep will come back to the U.K. small screen this month with 20 brand-spanking new episodes. The hero of Mossybottom Farm will kick off his third season on Monday, Feb. 25th at 3:15 p.m. on the CBBC. Shaun and his farm buddies cause mayhem [...]
Pack up your cheese and crackers and start planning your trip to Blackpool, U.K.’s Pleasure Beach amusement park to check out a new Wallace & Gromit themed family ride set to open in 2013! Called “Thrill-O-Matic,” the ride will take fans on a journey through the worlds of popular W&G [...]
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 [...]
An artistic mouse and a musically talented bear form a special bond in the charming new French animated feature Ernest and Celestine. Mentioning Didier Brunner’s name in international animation circles often evokes a mixture of awe and admiration. The talented and prolific French producer and his Paris-based studio Les Armateurs [...]
The U.K. government announced yesterday that it’s working on offering tax credits for high-end dramas and animation produced in the country. Chancellor George Osborne outlined a new tax credit system for creative media industries including animation and drama production in the U.K., according to the BBC. The plan is likely [...]
Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball won the top award for Best Children’s Series and Children’s Choice British Animation Award at the toon kudosfest in London on Thursday. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1: The Tale of the Three Brothers animated sequence swept up the BAA for [...]
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 [...]
Aardman Animations’ hilarious (and Oscar-winning) stop-motion duo are coming to home entertainment shelves in their new six-part series Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention. The show features the hapless inventor and his canine sidekick-turned-cameraman as they introduce viewers to amazing real-world contraptions and gadgets. Available for the first time in [...]
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 [...]