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Aardman showcase simplicity in new spot for Dacia

Aardman and Publicis London showcase simplicity in new 'Simple is Smart' spot for global car brand Dacia.


Aardman has today launched a new platform and distribution offering for creators of animated comedy.

Aardman announce charity art auction to support 'Aardriders' charity fundraising

Aardman will auction original and limited edition art to support Bristol Children's Hospital.

New trailer released for Nick Park's prehistoric adventure 'Early Man'

Aardman partner with British Council on mass collaborative arts event for UK-India 2017

Aardman have partnered with British Council India on new mass collaborative arts event 'Saptan Stories' that will engage the Indian public to generate the first ever crowdsourced short story, interpreted and illustrated by 7 standout artists from India and the UK.

Dave Osmand (1964-2017)

Aardman remember long-time Aardman animator Dave Osmand in a touching tribute following his death this week.

Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman exhibition opens at ACMI

Giant Morph launches new Grand Appeal charity exhibition to mark characters 40th

A giant Morph sculpture will be touring Bristol this summer to promote the upcoming charity exhibition 'Morph: Still Naughty a 40' charity exhibition by The Grand Appeal.

A tribute: Peter Sallis, voice of Wallace dies aged 96

Take part in a Crowd Record for Aardman’s latest movie!

Fans local to Bristol are invited to take part in a crowd sound record that will feature in Nick Park's upcoming movie 'Early Man'.

Lionsgate acquires U.S. distribution rights to Aardman & StudioCanal film 'Early Man'

Lionsgate has acquired US distribution rights to the Aardman and STUDIOCANAL's much anticipated animated comedy adventure 'Early Man'.

Aardman produce 'Headbomz' with Valenstein & Fatt for Vodafone Ireland Foundation and ISPCC Childline

Aardman produce new animated film for schools programme designed to assist parents and teachers to show children how talking makes us stronger.

Aardman launches Morph emoji stickers to celebrate characters 40th birthday

Aardman have launched a free Morph emoji sticker pack created by co-founder Peter Lord to celebrate the characters 40th anniversary.

Shaun enters the virtual world with Shaun the Sheep Movie Barn VR experience

Aardman launches first character brand virtual reality experience Shaun the Sheep Movie Barn VR.

Shaun the Sheep scoops International Emmy Award for half hour Llama Drama

Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer's Llamas has been awarded an International Emmy® Award for Best Animation at a ceremony in Cannes last night.

Aardman and British Council launch ‘Learning Time with Timmy' online series

Aardman and British Council extend ‘Learning Time with Timmy' brand with educational series for early years English language learners.

Watch Visualise This, an entertaining new short from Aardman

A comical and visually eclectic short film that pokes fun at 'those' client conference calls.

Aardman create a host of new characters for Las Iguanas Kids

Aardman and Las Iguanas proudly present 'Iggy & Friends', the new characters created for the Latin American restaurants kids menu.

Aardman and the IPO inject fun into learning with new Business Studies game

Aardman and the IPO launch 'Business Battle', a multiplayer game where teams fight it out to design, market and legally protect their products.

First look Teaser Trailer released for Nick Park's Early Man

Aardman and STUDIOCANAL release first look teaser trailer for Nick Park's upcoming prehistoric animated adventure 'Early Man'.

Aardman produce stunning SCI-FI animation for BBC Radio 4 Mars season

Aardman and BBC Radio 4 release pulp-fiction style animation narrated by William Shatner to kick off season of Mars programmes.

Aardman produce new animated film for Project Everyone's 'Global Goals'

Aardman continue their partnership with Project Everyone and release new film animated for Global Goals initiative.

Sarah Cox joins Aardman as Executive Creative Director

Sarah Cox hired as Executive Creative Director as Aardman seeks to develop new slate.

Aardman welcome Daniel Hope to directorial roster

Aardman announce the signing of animation director Daniel Hope.

Maisie Williams joins the cast of Nick Park's 'Early Man'

Maisie Williams joins the cast of Nick Park's new prehistoric comedy adventure Early Man.

Aardman launch 'Aardman by Me' Print on Demand Store

Aardman fans able to add their personal touch to a great range of products.

Watch all your favourite Aardman films this Christmas

We've put together a full guide of Aardman films and specials to make sure you don't miss your favourites this Christmas!

What if...Santa Forgot? Aardman create poignant new Christmas animation for ARUK

Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) has launched a new campaign, narrated by Stephen Fry, exploring the idea of Santa having dementia through a bold animation that imagines Christmas without him...

Aardman Academy announce dates for 2017 Lecturer Development Programme

Following the success of the first Aardman Academy Lecturer Development Programme this Autumn, Aardman have announced a series of new course dates for 2017.

Angel, Elf, Mouse and Reindeer are back in Myer’s 2016 Christmas campaign

Angel, Elf, Mouse and Reindeer return in the latest instalment of Myer's Where Christmas Comes for Christmas advertising campaign.

DFS partners with Aardman for beautiful animated Christmas campaign

DFS partners with Aardman to create iconic animated campaign featuring real employees, as DFS seeks to highlight its commitment to craftsmanship and quality.

Aardman and BBC launch experimental Doctor Who game ‘Don’t Blink’ this Halloween!

Are you brave enough to take on the Weeping Angels this Halloween? Aardman and the BBC have launched an experimental Doctor Who game for fans who may like to try something a little different...

Morph is back with new series on Sky Kids

Morph returns with a brand new series exclusively to Sky Kids in time for Half Term.

Aardman and StudioCanal announce Shaun the Sheep Movie 2

Aardman and StudioCanal announce that Shaun and the flock are set to return for another epic and hilarious big screen adventure in Shaun the Sheep Movie 2.

Tom Hiddleston joins the cast of Early Man, voicing villainous Lord Nooth

Tom Hiddleston announced as voice of villainous Lord Nooth in Nick Park's new prehistoric comedy adventure.

Aardman partner with Sunrise Productions on new animated series Munki and Trunk

Aardman has partnered with South African production company Sunrise Production as global distribution partner on new non-dialogue animated series Munki and Trunk.

Aardman and STUDIOCANAL announce start of principle photography on Early Man

First character animation has been released to announce principle photography on much anticipated prehistoric comedy 'Early Man'.

A little congratulations....

Celebrating 40 Years of Aardman - Exhibition and Book Signing

Aardman co-founders David Sproxton and Peer Lord will be at the Illustrationcupboard gallery in St James on Wednesday 28th September for an Art of Aardman book signing and exhibition private view.

Aardman and Atomic London pass on words of wisdom in Remember A Charity campaign

Remember A Charity have launched a series of short films encouraging people to talk about life and death in a positive way. Created by Aardman and Atomic London, the film features designs from 13 Aardman creatives.

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