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Annecy 2020 Headline News

Aardman and Netflix Announce ‘Chicken Run’ Sequel

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 9:16am

20 years after release of UK studio’s hit comedy, the highest-grossing stop-motion film of all time, we learn from filmmaker’s Annecy presentation that director Sam Fell and team will begin production next year on Ginger and Rocky’s new adventure. 

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Wallace & Gromit Join the AR World with ‘The Big Fix Up’

Augmented reality experience from Aardman and Fictioneers consortium introduces their innovative new storytelling technology platform, using Unity tools, backed by UK government funding.

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Netflix Greenlights ‘A Winter’s Tale from Shaun the Sheep’ Christmas Special

Shooting on 30-minute show begins late this year; special will debut in U.K. on BBC and selected Netflix markets late next year. 

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One Giant Leap for Sheepkind: ‘A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 14, 2020 at 1:56pm

Launching today on Netflix, Aardman’s woolly pranksters go interstellar in a cheeky sci-fi sequel to the studio’s 2015 stop-motion hit, ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie.’

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WATCH: Aardman and Greenpeace’s ‘Turtle Journey’ Highlights Oceans’ Plight

Through humorous storytelling and CGI/stop-motion animation mix, short conveys the urgent message of climate change, pollution, oil drilling and overfishing perils. 

VOD Headline News

Wallace & Gromit Celebrate 30th Anniversary with Re-Release of ‘The Complete Collection’

Coming October 21 on DVD and Blu-ray, the short film collection allows fans to relive the timeless and quintessentially British humor of Wallace and his four-legged companion.

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Sean Clarke Taking the Helm at Aardman

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:52am

On heels of studio’s recent transition to employee ownership, co-founder Dave Sproxton stepping down after 43 years as Managing Director.

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WATCH: StudioCanal Drops First Full Trailer for Aardman’s ‘Farmageddon’

Aardman’s new out-of-this-world animated feature ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon’ arrives in the U.S. on December 13.

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How To Design an Infinite Number of Dragons in DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Hidden World’

Head of character animation Simon Otto helps bring more than 65,000 fantastical dragons to life for one of the biggest sequences in the culmination of the studio’s ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ trilogy.

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WATCH: Walk on the Wild Side with Alison Snowden & David Fine’s ‘Animal Behaviour’

Oscar-shortlisted animated short film from the Academy Award-winning duo behind ‘Bob’s Birthday’ available to watch online through January 12.

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TRAILER: StudioCanal Drops First Teaser for Aardman’s ‘Farmageddon’

It’s close encounters of the herd kind in the first official teaser trailer for Aardman’s new out-of-this-world animated feature, ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon.’

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Nick Park Stays True to His Early Style in ‘Early Man’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 10:54am

Four-time Oscar winner maximizes more organic, stone-age look with targeted CG and no 3D printing on Aardman Animations’ Annie Award-nominated stop-motion feature.

Awards Headline News

Four Animated Features Nominated for European Film Awards

Platige Image’s ‘Another Day of Life,’ Aardman feature ‘Early Man,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Breadwinner,’ and Luxembourg-France co-production ‘White Fang’ to compete at the 31st European Film Awards.

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Walk on the Wild Side: Alison Snowden & David Fine Talk ‘Animal Behaviour’

The Oscar-winning duo behind ‘Bob’s Birthday’ returns to the NFB with a new short film exploring the animal side of human nature.

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‘The Art of Google Spotlight Stories’ Now Available!

GSS luminaries gather for opening night reception launching ‘The Art of Google Spotlight Stories’ book and art exhibit on display at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, CA through April 22.

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