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To paraphrase the 1980's Ghostbusters, when someone asks you, "Do you want to interview Nick Park?" you say "Yes!" After studying Communication Arts at Sheffield City Polytechnic (now Sheffield Hallam University) and going on to the National Film and Television...
New app, Learning Time with Timmy 2, keeps consumer feedback at its core to challenge children more.Award-winning studio Aardman and the British Council launch their second app in the Learning Time with Timmy series on Thursday April 7th 2016....
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21st July 2014 – Aardman Animations and Bristol Charity ‘Deki’ today release a special 70 second film entitled ‘Brigitte, Bruno and Ben’. The film created by the makers of Wallace & Gromit demonstrates through animation how a loan of...
Shaun the Sheep inspires kids to become digital makersNational competition launched by Aardman Animations and Nominet Trust will teach digital skills to a new generation of budding game designers 15 May 2014, UK: Aardman Animations, the creator of Shaun the...
VisitEngland Teams up with Wallace & Gromit to Launch ‘Great Adventure’ – a nationwide campaign to boost tourism in the UK in 20135 April 2013. VisitEngland, the national tourist board has recruited Wallace & Gromit as Tourism Trailblazers to...
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/familyhangoutsWhen 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...
BBC Learning and Aardman Animations have launched a new competition for small groups of primary school children to compose mini film scores to accompany a Wallace & Gromit animated clip. All shortlisted teams will win a trip to visit...
The bad news about Wallace & Gromit's World of Invention from an animation fan's perspective is that Aardman's famous stop-motion duo don't get all that much screen time in each of the six 30-minute episodes of the series. The...
You read right, Toon Zone News has a podcast!On the show this week:Ben Applegate, chief editor Karl Olson, staff reviewer and podcast producer Matthew Williams, graphics editor Chad Bonin, a.k.a. Knux Five, staff reviewer and Toonami Forum moderatorListen...