Key Animator Andy Symanowski explores the stop motion techniques used in the Sony Pictures/Aardman Studios production of “The Pirates! Band of Misfits.”
In this spot for Dulux paint, “Weather,” The Sweet Shop director Melanie Bridge takes her signature style in a new direction by blending the fantastic with the real.
Aardman Digital announced that it has partnered with Nokia to develop the first Shaun the Sheep mobile game for users of Windows phones.
Produced by Portland animation house Bent Image Lab, “Zero Rats” features Fred and Carrie as animated rodents attempting to break into a zero packaging grocery store.
Heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne and his family are returning to TV screens, voicing stop-motion animated versions of themselves in a new comedy sitcom, produced by Cuppa Coffee Studios.
Aardman Animation has teamed up with Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment to create DC’s World’s Funnest, a series of original animated shorts that will be a part of DC Nation, a full hour of exclusive kid’s programming and shorts based on DC Comics characters.
Special Guest: OIAF Animators' Picnic 2011 - Part 1
Joel and Alan bother legends of international animation as they try to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011.
The Oscar-Winning duo of Wallace & Gromit come home as your hilarious hosts in the USA debut of this brand new six-part series when Lionsgate releases WALLACE & GROMIT'S WORLD OF INVENTION on Blu-ray and DVD on March 13, 2012.
Live, from the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011, entertainment's own comedy pangea, Dino Stamatopoulos, is paid to sit down with the very Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman for the most overmodulated audiophonic conver-senation* about his animated series Morel Orel and Mary Shelley's Frankenhole. Topics include: writing for adult animated comedy while drinking, drinking for adult animated comedy while writing, star-shaped facial hair, adopting classical horror literary author names into titular innuendo forever linking them historically, and poutine.
Featurette showcasing Aardman Animation’s work on the forthcoming The Pirates! Band Of Misfits, starring Hugh Grant.
Ogilvy/NY looked to Charged Studios and director Adam Pierce to usher in a new age of package delivery for UPS.
Animation studio LAIKA has purchased a site license of Shotgun to manage production and enhance collaboration for stop-motion and VFX work throughout its Portland, Oregon studio.
Leading production company Nexus is to expand its roster of international talent with the signing of top directors Philippe Gamer and Kris Hofmann.
There are coffee-table "The Art of …" and "The Making of …" books on just about every new American animated feature. Books about older movies are rarer. Here is one on a 1967 "classic": the stop-motion Mad Monster Party.
The Canadian National Film Board have developed PixStop, a fresh new app that enables you to make stop-motion films on your iPad 2.
ShadowMachine has tapped Nick Swardson (BUCKY LARSON: BORN TO BE A STAR) and TJ Miller (HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON) to head the voice cast for their R-rated stop-motion feature HELL & BACK, reports Deadline.com.
There are films that have blitzed my senses into giddy, drunken stupors of delirium and bewilderment, riotous exhalings of creativity, desperation, and experimentation. Too often, these voices expire as rapidly as they respired, brief greetings before vanishing into the crowded darkness. One of the first animation films to short circuit me was Hilary by then Royal College of Art graduate, Anthony Hodgson.
Seth Green and Matthew Senreich of Stoopid Monkey Prods., who created ROBOT CHICKEN, and Buddy Systems’ John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner have teamed up to form a joint stop-motion animation studio called Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, reports Deadline.com.
The NFB is proud to bring you PixStop—a versatile, intuitive app that makes it easier than ever to shoot and score your very own stop-motion animation film.
Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, and Red Wagon Games, publisher of family friendly interactive entertainment, today announced that the classic holiday television special, Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town is now available for the whole family to enjoy on the Wii system and the Nintendo DS hand-held system.
Bent Image Lab, the animation studio behind many successful commercials, music videos, shorts, and visual effects projects is now co-producing long format content for television. “Jingle All the Way”, a stop motion animated show for Hallmark Channel is Bent’s first endeavor into long form animation.
DHX Media, a leading international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, has signed a raft of new licensing partners in the UK for its hit stop-motion animated preschool property Rastamouse.
Aardman Animations might be forced to move the production of its upcoming pre-school series PLOO overseas, reports Deadline.com.