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WATCH: Aardman’s David Sproxton Talks ‘Early Man’ Stop-Motion Production Challenges at FMX 2018

The studio’s co-founder discusses their most recent animated feature, ‘Early Man,’ sharing insights on Oscar-winner Nick Park’s writing and directing process and how more and more CGI is integrated into stop-motion filmmaking.

With FMX 2018 just finishing up April 27th in Stuttgart, Germany, we’re pleased to present our latest set of exclusive interviews with some of the talented speakers who presented over the packed four-day conference, a group of top industry professionals who converge on the event to lecture, teach and network. Watch and enjoy our insightful and entertaining AWN @ FMX 2018 Professional Spotlight video series featuring some of the biggest names in animation, visual effects, computer graphics and transmedia. Stay tuned as we add dozens of brand new interviews over the coming weeks.

Watch this year’s AWN @ FMX 2018 interviews on AWN's YouTube Channel. You can also check out last year’s AWN - FMX 2017 interviews as well as the complete collection of AWN - FMX Professional Spotlight videos.

In this interview, Aardman Animations co-founder and executive chairman David Sproxton talks at length about his studio’s most recent animated feature, Early Man, sharing insights on Oscar-winner Nick Park’s writing and directing process, how more and more CGI is integrated into stop-motion filmmaking, and how Netflix, Amazon and other streaming platforms are creating more opportunities for independent studios to fund their projects. 

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Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.

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