Tag Archives: Aardman Animation

Wallace and Gromit take lead role in DFS’ Christmas ad A Comfy Carol

Aardman’s Wallace and Gromit are placing themselves in the heart of UK homes this Christmas, thanks to the pair’s leading role in the furniture specialist DFS’ latest festive advert. The new heavyweight campaign kicked off last week and has gone on to take primetime slots in TV scheduling, including centre …

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Aardman teams with British designer Julie Dodsworth to create unique new Shaun the Sheep designs

The British Artisan designer, Julie Dodsworth has partnered with Aardman to create a set of hand painted designs, taking inspiration from the colours of the British countryside and the popular Shaun the Sheep brand. The new Shaun the Sheep x Julie Dodsworth collaboration not only renders the series’ hero Shaun …

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Aardman promotes Rob Goodchild and Alison Taylor to new director roles

The independent animation studio, Aardman, has promoted Alison Taylor and Rob Goodchild to the positions of director of distribution and business development and commercial director, respectively. These newly created roles in the sales and marketing arm of the business form part of a departmental restructuring to consolidate all the studio’s …

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Licensed to Charm expands Aardman collection with Shaun the Sheep additions

The lifestyle jewellery specialists, Licensed to Charm has expanded its partnership with Aardman Animations with the recent launch of new Shaun the Sheep charms to its growing collection favourites. The licensed jewellery expert unveiled its partnership in May this year, when it launched a line of Wallace and Gromit charms, …

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Aardman’s Peter Lord and BBC Children’s Sarah Muller to lead Manimation keynotes

Manimation, the UK’s annual gathering of the animation community, has detailed this year’s keynote, welcoming speeches fromPeter Lord, co-founder and creative director of Aardman Animations, and Sarah Muller, head of BBC Children’s acquisitions and independent animation. The Manchester event will gather key industry players together to offer creative and business …

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Myne Cards strikes cracking deal with Aardman for Wallace & Gromit

A good 30 years since making their on-screen debut, Wallace & Gromit – a staple of British animation heritage – have a new invention to be associated with, in the form of Myne Cards. Aardman’s iconic animated property has become the latest IP to sign with the innovative new company …

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Aardman releases latest Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmaggedon trailer

Aardman Animations has released a new trailer for the upcoming Shaun the Sheep sequel film, Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, a title that industry spectators have highlighted as ‘shaping up nicely,’ ahead of its release this October. The follow up title to 2015’s hit animated feature film takes a sci-fi …

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Aardman partners with Animation Toolkit for stop-animation student initiative

Aardman has partnered with Animation Toolkit to create a bespoke Armature Kit, aimed at supporting stop-animation enthusiasts and students in creating puppets for film and the small screen. The ‘Aardman Animation Kit’, which will retail on Amazon (amongst other online retail sites), is a professional armature kit, designed and created …

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