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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. 

People Headline News

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.

Aardman ANIMATIONWorld

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.

GKIDS ANIMATIONWorld

‘The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales’ Gives a Light-hearted Take on Life on the Farm

Directors Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert adapt graphic novel for the big screen in a set of charming and gentle 2D-animated fables aimed at audiences of all ages.

Aardman Headline News

Meet Dug & Hognob in New Trailer for Nick Park’s ‘Early Man’

Stop-motion animated feature from the Oscar-winning creators of ‘Wallace & Gromit’ and ‘Shaun the Sheep’ arrives in theaters on February 16th.

Framestore VFXWorld

Behind the Bear: Framestore Returns for ‘Paddington 2’

Overseen by animation director Pablo Grillo, Framestore delivers more than 520 shots including digi-doubles, set extensions, CG swans and an adorably re-styled Paddington for the much-anticipated sequel to the 2014 worldwide hit.

Aardman Headline News

New Trailer & Poster Arrive for Nick Park’s ‘Early Man’

New trailer pits the Stone Age against the Bronze Age in the forthcoming stop-motion feature from the Oscar-winning creators of ‘Wallace & Gromit’ and ‘Shaun the Sheep.’

GKIDS Headline News

Trailer: GKIDS to Release Animated French Feature ‘The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales’

From the Oscar-nominated creators of ‘Ernest And Celestine,’ 2D-animated feature co-directed by Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert is based on Renner’s graphic novel ‘The Big Bad Fox.’

Licensing Headline News

Acamar Films Brings ‘Bing’ Beyond TV

Licensing partnerships with Redan Publishing and Jolly Roger Amusement Rides bring ‘Bing’ to ‘Fun to Learn’ magazine and coin-op rides, alongside new products from other partners set to launch this summer.

Aardman Headline News

First Look: Aardman & StudioCanal Release Teaser Trailer for ‘Early Man’

Alongside the previously announced Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston and Maisie Williams, British comedy talents Timothy Spall, Richard Ayoade, Selina Griffiths, Johnny Vegas, Mark Williams, Gina Yashere, Simon Greenall and Richard Webber join the voice cast of director Nick Park’s new prehistoric comedy adventure.

Visual Effects Headline News

Union Helps Build Tension in New Idris Elba Thriller ‘Bastille Day’

Abstract: London-based boutique VFX studio completes more than 350 shots employing a range of ‘invisible effects’ for StudioCanal’s new action thriller directed by James Watkins.

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