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‘Animation Outlaws’ Shows How Spike & Mike Made ‘Sick & Twisted’ a Household Name

By Dan Sarto | Friday, July 17, 2020 at 3:16pm

Craig ‘Spike’ Decker and Kat Alioshin discuss her new documentary that skillfully captures the raucous energy and infectious spirit of the infamous, riotous, and hugely influential ‘Sick & Twisted Animation Festival.’

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

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 18, 2018 at 1:14am

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.

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FMX Wraps its Sold-Out and Successful 23rd Edition

Theme of ‘Creating Worlds’ resonated across tracks and through presentations from Aardman, Phil Tippett, Réka Bucsi and top tech companies.

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FMX Rounds Out Tracks on Digital Humans, Commercials, and More

Conference also has added a screening of ‘Early Man,’ and presentations on ‘Blade Runner 2049’ and the app ‘Tunnel AR,’ the world’s first interactive AR music video.

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Gallery Nucleus Event to Present the Making of Aardman’s ‘Early Man’

Aardman animation directors Will Becher and Merlin Crossingham to present ‘The Making of Early Man’ at Gallery Nucleus in Los Angeles on February 10th.

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WATCH: Lionsgate Unveils New Clips from Aardman’s ‘Early Man’

First solo feature from four-time Oscar-winning director Nick Park pits caveman against caveman in stone-age football comedy adventure arriving in U.S. theatres on February 16th.

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Why Does Aardman’s ‘Early Man’ Stand Alone in the U.K. Spotlight?

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 29, 2018 at 5:48pm

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.

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FMX 2018 Sets ‘Creating Worlds’ Theme with Official Trailer

Event confirms Phil Tippett and Aardman’s David Sproxton as speakers at the annual conference set for April 24-27 in Stuttgart, Germany.

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WATCH: Co-Founder Peter Lord Shares 40 Years of Aardman’s Animation Excellence and More at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 3:34pm

The veteran producer talks about creating some of the world’s funniest, most popular and endearing animated films, TV series, shorts and commercials as well as new challenges like storytelling in VR.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Co-Founder David Sproxton Shares 40 Years of Aardman’s Animation Excellence and More at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 26, 2017 at 3:38pm

The veteran producer talks about creating some of the world’s funniest, most popular and endearing animated films, TV series, shorts and commercials as well as new challenges like storytelling in VR. 

FMX 2017 Headline News

FMX Sets ‘Beyond the Screen’ Theme for 2017 Edition

Trailer for the 22nd edition of Europe’s most influential computer graphics conference created by third-year Animationsinstitut students at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg.

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Manchester Animation Festival Announces 2016 Program

Manchester Animation Festival has revealed its line-up of specials guests, masterclasses, workshops, screenings and panels for its return to Manchester on November 15-17, 2016.

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Crowdfunding Campaign for Jan Švankmajer’s ‘Insects’ Ends July 6

Indiegogo campaign for legendary Czech director’s final stop-motion animated feature inspired by Franz Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’ gains support from Guillermo del Toro, Henry Selick, Peter Lord, David Sproxton, Neil Gaiman, Quay Brothers and Jan Pinkava.

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Aardman Animations Coming to The Academy and SIGGRAPH 2015

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the work of Aardman Animations with three programs featuring the studio’s Oscar-winning and nominated ‘Wallace and Gromit’ shorts.

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