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Shinichiro Watanabe & Exclusive 'Highschool of the Dead' DVD at MCM London Comic Con

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Famed Japanese director Shinichiro Watanabe will be in attendance for all three days of this May’s London Comic Con. Involved in a range of events during the 24th-26th May event, Watanabe will be promoting both Anime Limited’s HD release of Cowboy Bebop and MVM’s release of his latest work Kids On The Slope. Attendees who […]

PR: Wallace & Gromit Recruited as National Tourism Trailblazers to Holiday at Home This Year

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VisitEngland Teams up with Wallace & Gromit to Launch ‘Great Adventure’ – a nationwide campaign to boost tourism in the UK in 2013 5 April 2013. VisitEngland, the national tourist board has recruited Wallace & Gromit as Tourism Trailblazers to inspire Britons to take a holiday at home this year.  The intrepid duo have pledged […]

Nickelodeon Hosting "Doodles and Noodles" Event on April 3, 2013, in New York City

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Nickelodeon is hosting a “Doodles and Noodles” event in New York City on April 3, 2013, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Lodge (1515 Broadway, 7th Floor). The outreach event is for artists and illustrators to draw, eat and mingle with other artists in the NY area, as well as Nickelodeon Preschool staff. Interested […]

PR: Aardman Make A Splash With First Ever National TV Ad Campaign For Trunki

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Bristol UK, Friday 22nd March – Aardman have partnered with Trunki to produce their first ever national television commercial and help bring their new Tropical PaddlePak range to life.  The 2D animated advertising campaign directed by Aardman’s Tim Ruffle will hit screens across the UK this month. Trunki MD, Rob Law comments “Working with Aardman […]

Square Enix challenges players to solve their own murder

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Square Enix Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX interactive entertainment products in the Americas announced today that gamers will have to solve their own murder. The game MURDERED: SOUL SUSPECT takes players into a realm of mystery where the case is personal and the clues just out of reach.   Gamers will have to hunt for […]

PR: Guests, Games & Good Times: What's On at Midlands Comic Con

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MIDLANDS COMIC CON – INTERNATIONAL CENTRE, TELFORD – 16 FEB. From the galaxy’s most baddass bounty hunter to two of the best new games to come out of Japan, this Saturday’s MCM Midlands Comic Con at Telford International Centre comes jam-packed with geeky goodness. Here are a few highlights: Star Wars fan favourite Boba Fett […]

PR: Aardman Create Stunning CG World For The Staves Single

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BRISTOL, UK Monday 21st January – Aardman have collaborated with Atlantic Records and British folk rock trio The Staves to create a visually stunning music promo to accompany their latest single ‘Winter Trees’ from their debut album ‘Dead & Born & Grow’. Aardman directors Karni and Saul, wanted to create a beautifully emotive film that […]

PR: Wallace & Gromit Connect With Google+ This Festive Season

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Wallace and Gromit have teamed up with Google to star in a festive video that aims to connect family and friends this holiday season. Appearing together with a number of other Aardman Animation characters for the first time, the video features Wallace and Gromit in a Google+ Hangout with Trixie and Captain Cuddlepuss from Creature Comforts, Shaun the Sheep and Ginger from Chicken Run. A Google+ Hangout is a multi­person video chat that support up to 10 people at the same time. They’re a fun way to relax and hang out with friends and family when you’re online. For families that are spread out over cities or even countries, it can be a challenge to get everyone together during the holidays. You can create a Google+ Hangout for your family to open presents together, sing carols or just catch up face­to­face­to­face. Google has added a little holiday cheer to Hangouts invites with a personalised Wallace and Gromit video invitation to be sent to your family and friends, To get started go to g.co/familyhangouts When you are participating in a Hangout, you can use the Holiday Effects app to put on a Santa hat, reindeer antlers or even Wallace’s icon tank top. Cristian Cussen, Head of Marketing, Google+, Europe, Middle East & Africa says: “We are thrilled to see Wallace and Gromit use a Google+ Hangout to join the rest of the Aardman family for the very first time. We would love for families and friends everywhere to easily connect over the holidays. For those who can’t make it home this year, they can still spend the holidays together through Google+ Hangouts.”   Merlin Crossingham, Creative Director for Wallace and Gromit says: “There is nothing like getting together with your family at Christmas, and having worked with all of these characters over many years that is exactly how this project felt to me. Seeing all of the Aardman characters coming together for the first time is something we are sure our fans the world over will absolutely love.” ================== Fun Facts For the 1 minute film we created 3 minutes 54 seconds of animation, as once a character appears on the main window they continue […]

New TMNT Toyline Receives Advance UK Release 24th November 2012

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The toyline to accompany Nickelodeon’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series is due for UK release 1st December 2012. However, the line (created by Playmates and licensed by Flair for UK distribution) will receive two advance releases on 24th November.  The Eastbourne branch of toy chain Kids Stuff will host a special launch event that […]

UK "Ninja Scroll" Screenings Kick Off With Premium Event

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Manga Entertainment UK will begin a select series of screenings of famed Japanese classic Ninja Scroll with a special showing at the Hackney Picturehouse Cinema on Friday 16th November. The event, limited to 300 tickets, will include a screening of the film, a copy of the standard edition Blu-ray and a limited signed and numbered […]

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