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Signature Publishing launches first Aardman arts and crafts magazine, Colour It! Aardman: Get Crafty

The entirety of the Aardman cast of characters are being brought together for the very first time, through the launch of a children’s magazine titled, Colour It! Aardman: Get Crafty. The result of a new partnership between the Bristol-headquartered studio and Signature Publishing, Colour It! Aardman: Get Crafty will celebrate …

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Hasbro, Science Museum, and Aardman among Brand Licensing Europe 2021 line-up

MGA Entertainment, Hasbro Consumer Products, Mattel Brands, and the Science Museum Group are among the names confirmed to be exhibiting at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe as the industry readies to meet face-to-face once again at ExCeL London this November. With just over four months until the in-person return of …

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Aardman and CITV unveil voice cast for new CGI comedy series Lloyd of the Flies

Friday Night Dinner actor, Tom Rosenthal is among the British talent to be lending their voices to Lloyd of the Flies, a new CGI comedy series from Aardman Animation and CITV. The series is scheduled to air on CITV in autumn 2022. Rosenthal will voice lead character Lloyd, a housefly …

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Aardman lines up raft of new partners including online cheese retailer Pong Cheese

The multi-award winning independent animation studio, Aardman, has secured a raft of new licensing deals for Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep, spanning a range of core categories, including an officially licensed cheese box. The studio has lifted the lid on a new partnership with the online cheese retailer, …

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Forget the crackers, Gromit: Dean’s launches a range of Wallace & Gromit shortbread and biscuits

The Aberdeenshire-based bakers Dean’s has launched a collection of shortbread and biscuits in collaboration with Aardman Studio and its iconic characters, Wallace and Gromit. The new range features five biscuit flavours, three special keepsake tins containing Dean’s melt in the mouth all butter shortbread and will extend to include an …

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Aurora World and Macmillan Children’s Books lead licensing roster for Aardman’s festive animation Robin Robin

Aurora World has been tapped as the master toy partner for Aardman’s new animated musical special, Robin Robin in a deal that will see the company develop the plush version of the titular character. The new plush Robin Robin will be launched alongside the publishing and film premiere of the …

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Shaun the Sheep joins Atari’s RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch in new Aardman partnership

The cast of Shaun the Sheep are entering the world of theme park management thanks to a new partnership between the UK’s award-winning animation studio, Aardman, and the hit games developer, Atari. Under the new partnership, characters from the popular stop-animated series, Shaun the Sheep will now enter the universe …

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Big Picture Licensing named UK and Eire licensing agent for Brave Bunnies as portfolio plans get underway

Big Picture Licensing has been appointed the exclusive licensing agent for the UK and Eire, and master agent across EMEA and APAC for the animated pre-school series Brave Bunnies. Created and developed by the Ukrainian creative production hub, Glowberry, the new series aims to blend the traditional feel of a …

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Aardman teams with Circa Contemporary Circus to bring Shaun the Sheep’s Circus Show to Queensland

The multi-award winning UK animation studio, Aardman, has joined forces with the performance company Circa Contemporary Circus to produce a new circus-theatre production called Shaun the Sheep’s Circus Show. The world premiere season of the new show will be held in Queensland, Australia’s QPAC’s Lyric Theatre, scheduled in for March …

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Aardman teams with Bandai Namco Entertainment to develop a new multi-media IP

Aardman, the multi-award winning animation studio behind the Wallace & Gromit franchise and Chicken Run, has partnered with Bandai Namco to develop a brand new IP. As reported in Licensing.biz’s sister title, MCV, the partnership’s first major project will exist across multiple media, and the team will approach partners in …

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