The former Walt Disney Studios exec joins the company March 28 in the newly created role; studio also announces Harry Linden came on board as head of Stop Frame Production earlier this month.
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The multiple Oscar-winning studio is collaborating with the streamer on two stop-motion comedies, each from a storied franchise; films to premiere in 2024 and 2023 respectively.
Give a holiday cheer for an Aardman double header featuring today’s arrival of the digital Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and animated special; the quirky fresh tracks by Tom Howe are available on Lakeshore Records, while the stop-motion winter’s tale and its all-star sheepy cast is now streaming on Netflix.
Based on the Oscar-winning ‘12 Years a Slave’ actress’ #1 New York Times bestselling children’s book of the same name, the film will tell a story about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.
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.
On heels of studio’s recent transition to employee ownership, co-founder Dave Sproxton stepping down after 43 years as Managing Director.
Aardman Animations founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton transfer ownership of the famed Bristol-U.K. stop-motion studio to employees in a bid to retain its independent status.
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.
AWN’s resident Miscweant weighs in on the Home Entertainment release of Oscar-winning director Nick Park’s stop-motion football feature.
Project is in early development, with Sam Fell directing and original writers Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Ferrell on board.
As the venerable British studio releases its seventh feature film, co-founder Dave Sproxton begs the question of why his country lags behind in animated feature film production.
List of 50 best animated features of the 21st century include Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away,’ Sylvain Chomet’s ‘The Illusionist,’ Isao Takahata’s ‘The Tale of Princess Kaguya,’ and Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava’s ‘Ratatouille.’
CBBC’s ‘Blue Peter’ presents Morph co-creator Peter Lord with the show’s highest accolade, the gold Blue Peter badge, in an animation special that aired on Thursday, July 9.
French studio and distributor StudioCanal once again teams up with British animation studio Aardman and four-time Oscar-winner Nick Park on a new feature project set for release in 2018.
From the producers of ‘Wallace and Gromit’ and ‘Chicken Run,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep The Movie,’ opens nationwide on August 7.