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Aardman and Studiocanal Team for "Shaun the Sheep" Movie

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Deadline.com reports that the UK’s Aardman Animation Studios and France’s Studiocanal have teamed for a Shaun the Sheep feature film, to be written and directed by Richard Starzak and Mark Burton. The movie is said to center on Shaun and his flock mounting a rescue mission into the big city to save their slightly oblivious […]

PR: Aardman, with Stephen Fry and Alistair McGowan, present ‘The Lonely Dodo’ for Durrell

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Today sees the worldwide release of The Lonely Dodo, a four-minute Aardman short created for international conservation charity, Durrell, to highlight the worldwide plight of endangered species. www.thelonelydodo.com Headquartered in Jersey, Channel Islands, Durrell is committed to conserving the diversity and integrity of life on earth.  Since its formation over fifty years ago by author […]

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 […]

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 […]

PR: Shaun The Sheep 3 Returns With 20 Brand New Adventures!

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Bristol UK, Thursday 21st February – Shaun the Sheep makes his highly anticipated return to the UK small screen this month with twenty brand new episodes – proving that life is never dull on Mossybottom Farm. Shaun and the gang return at the end of February, Monday – Friday from 25th February at 3.15pm on […]

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: Aardman Sign New Global Agents For Shaun The Sheep

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Bristol UK, Tuesday 8th January – With the highly anticipated third season of Shaun the Sheep starting to premiere around the world, Aardman Rights is delighted to announce exciting new partnerships with agents, across the world, which further reinforces Shaun the Sheep’s status as a truly global brand! MNC, Indonesia’s largest television network are on […]

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 […]

PR: Aardman And Chillingo Launch Final Episode For Home Sheep Home 2!

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 BRISTOL UK, Wednesday 5th December – Aardman and Chillingo today announced the launch of the latest episode in the Home Sheep Home 2 suite, the award winning game which has achieved over 75 million plays to date. The release of the new episode coincides with the launch of an exclusive new Mac OS version, on […]

PR: Aardman Create Something Special For Cbeebies With The New Tumble Tapp Game!

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Bristol, UK Tuesday 20th November – Aardman Digital today announce the launch of a fun and engaging mobile-browser game created for the BAFTA award winning CBeebies’ show Something Special. Something Special is a simple, fun and informative show and each programme focuses on aspects of the children’s world about them and is specifically aimed at […]

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