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New Year, New Look – Aardman Announces New Visual Identity

The renowned independent animation studio launches new website and new logo to reflect its legacy and growth while paying tribute to its clay animation roots.

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Magic Light Pictures’ ‘Superworm’ Coming for Christmas

Check out the trailer for the delightful new animated family special about a long, strong worm with amazing skills and a big heart; featuring the voices of Oscar winner Olivia Colman and Emmy nominee Matt Smith, and based on the popular picture book of the same name, the show airs on BBC One December 25.

Traditions! Headline News

‘Rugrats’ Holiday Special Hits Paramount+ December 2

Calling all ‘Rugrats’ fans… celebrate Nickelodeon’s ‘Traditions;’ the 30-minute special holiday episode, where the Pickles family juggles family traditions when Chanukah falls on Christmas Eve, will also air December 10 on Nick.

Rock Around the Xmas Tree Headline News

WATCH: The White Stripes’ ‘Animated Yule Log Video’

Rock around the Christmas Tree with a crazy video featuring the band’s greatest hits, classic acoustic tracks, rarities, B-sides, and original Christmas song ‘Candy Cane Children.’

Ho Ho No Headline News

Goo Goo Dolls Release ‘You Ain’t Getting Nothin’ Animated Music Video

To support their new Christmas song release, the quintessential 90s band creates a unique Chuck Jones-style 2D short about a naughty little boy who is sure to receive coal in his stocking this year.

Happy Endings! Headline News

Aardman and Cats Protection Launch ‘Casper’s Magical Journey’

UK feline charity’s animated Christmas campaign, inspired by the true story of a boy and his missing cat, reminds people to chip their pets.

Make-A-Wish Foundation Headline News

Disney Teams with Make-A-Wish Foundation on ‘From Our Family to Yours’ Christmas Short

Animated by New Zealand studio Flux, the new short, about Christmas traditions shared by a grandmother and her granddaughter who have drifted apart, spearheads the non-profit organization’s holiday fund-raising drive.

SVOD Headline News

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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Keep it in Motion - Classic Animation Revisited: 'Chucha'

Every Wednesday, Chris Robinson takes a look at short animation films. Today: 'Chucha' (1997) an obscure stop motion Christmas short from Garri Bardin

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Keep it in Motion: Classic Animation Revisited – Grant Munro's 'Toys'

Each week Chris Robinson takes a look at great films from animation’s past.  This week he takes a look at another rare NFB short (this time from Grant Munro) called, Toys.

Christmas Blogs

MY CHRISTMAS WISH LIST: ANIMATION – A WORLD HISTORY (3 volumes) , by Giannalberto Bendazzi

Esteemed animation historian Giannalberto Bendazzi has just completed a 3 volume set of books titled Animation – A World History.
This comprehensive animation history took Giannalberto 9 years to write and is a greatly expanded and more detailed addition to his 1994 book Cartoons.  The three volumes treat animation as the serious art form that it is, deserving of its own place in film history.