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Pop Paper City 4th most viewed project at MIPJunior 2019 screenings library

MIPJunior’s Screenings Library is the television industry’s largest screening library for children’s content.

The Epic Adventures of Morph

Morph returns with brand new series, exclusively to Sky Kids

Aardman's classic character is on an Epic Adventure with the return of some familiar faces.

Aardman Studiocanal Compare the Market

Aardman and Studiocanal partner with Meerkat Movies in new ad campaign

The 20 second advert sees the meerkat family transformed into Aardman stop motion characters - a first for the brand.

Cracking Ideas IPO

Aardman partners with The Intellectual Property Office on ‘Cracking Ideas’ competition

The ‘Cracking Ideas’ competition invites young inventors to design something to ‘make life better’.

Aardman reboots Timmy Time for return to CBeebies

The classic pre-school series is refreshed for a new generation of fans

Forestry England Glow Trail app

Aardman develops Farmageddon Glow Trail app for Forestry England

The Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail app launches nationwide today.

Home Sheep Home Farmageddon

Aardman to launch new game, Home Sheep Home: Farmageddon Party Edition

The remastered sequel to Home Sheep Home 2 will be independently published by Aardman for Nintendo Switch™ this October.

Sean Clarke Aardman MD

Aardman appoints Sean Clarke as MD

Clarke has headed the studio’s International Rights and Marketing department for over a decade

Adventure Through Time dark ride

Aardman and Sally Dark Rides debut new concepts at IAAPA EXPO Paris

Aardman is delighted to announce its latest partnership with Sally Dark Rides in debuting not one, but two exciting new concepts at the IAAPA EXPO Paris.

Samuel L. Jackson Share The Orange

Aardman and Samuel L. Jackson help Alzheimer’s Research UK #ShareTheOrange

Aardman has once again partnered with Alzheimer’s Research UK on its #ShareTheOrange campaign, producing a short film starring Samuel L. Jackson

Aardman Woolmark

Aardman and Studiocanal partner with The Woolmark Company

Aardman has created a unique short film with The Woolmark Company and Studiocanal to showcase the super-natural benefits of wool.

Richard Williams

A tribute to animation master Richard Williams

Aardman co-founder Peter Lord pays tribute to legendary animator, and friend of the studio, Richard Williams, who has passed away aged 86.

European Space Agency Shaun the Sheep

Aardman and Studiocanal partner with the European Space Agency

The European Space Agency have partnered with Aardman and Studiocanal to prepare Shaun the Sheep for his first mission to space...

Aardman: Animating Early Man exhibition opens at Bristol’s M Shed

Fans of Aardman’s 2018 film Early Man will be able to explore the making of the movie in a new ‘behind the scenes’ exhibition at Bristol’s M Shed.

Aardman & Studiocanal release new trailer for forthcoming film Farmageddon, featuring track by The Vaccines & Kylie Minogue

Aardman and Studiocanal have release a new trailer for Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon featuring “LAZY”, an original song performed by The Vaccines and Kylie Minogue.

Vanish advert behind the scenes

Behind the scenes with Aardman and Vanish

In our latest campaign, we partnered with stain removal experts Vanish to produce an advert for its Gold Crystal White product.

Shaun the Sheep Adventure Farmer Ted's

Aardman and Farmer Ted’s Adventure Farm announce UK’s first permanent Shaun the Sheep farm attraction

Aardman and Farmer Ted’s Adventure Farm are delighted to announce a long-term deal to bring Shaun the Sheep to his first permanent UK farm attraction.

StorySign Cannes Lions

Success for StorySign at Cannes Lions 2019

StorySign won a number of awards last week at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2019.

Pop Paper City

Aardman appointed as distribution partner for preschool property, Pop Paper City

Aardman’s International Sales and Acquisitions arm has been appointed as distribution partner for LoveLove Films' new preschool series, Pop Paper City.

Animation Toolkit Aardman

Global retailer Animation Toolkit launches Aardman armature kit

Stop motion armature specialist Animation Toolkit has partnered with Aardman to design and create a bespoke armature kit.

Aardman's Lucy Izzard directs animation to celebrate 30th birthday of LGBT equality charity, Stonewall

Aardman is proud to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of LGBT equality charity, Stonewall with creative agency, Mr. President. Original Stonewall founder Sir Ian McKellen lends his infamous baritone voice to the animated film from BAFTA-nominated Lucy Izzard.

Efteling launches new 3D film in collaboration with Aardman

Aardman's first piece of original content for a theme park environment is launched in collaboration with Efteling

Aardman projects win at #OSawards

The annual One Show Awards took place in New York this week, where two Aardman projects took home prizes...


Tesco has brought back more iconic characters from across the decades, as second ad to celebrate its 100th anniversary airs on TV and appears on billboards, bus stops and in newspapers across Britain.

Wallace & Gromit to help find the audience of the future

Wallace & Gromit set to help find audience of the future with new immersive storytelling experience.


Shaun the Sheep Farm Garden attraction opens a the English Garden Rosa & Berry, Tawada.

Aardman & Studiocanal introduce new character Lu-La in Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon trailer and poster

Aardman and Studiocanal introduce Lu-La; a new, out-of-this-world character in the latest trailer, poster and stills for Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon.

Sweet Cherry Publishing acquire the publishing rights to Aardman's Shaun the Sheep

Sweet Cherry Publishing has acquired the publishing rights to Aardman’s much-loved family brand Shaun the Sheep.

Shaun the Sheep in Shanghai: A Location-based, Mixed Reality Cinema Experience

COPD patients in Greater Manchester get the Aardman treatment in new animation

Patients in Greater Manchester have lent their voices and stories to a new Aardman animation, the creators of “Wallace & Gromit”, focused on COPD.


Aardman to showcase new studio slate alongside third party producer properties at annual content summit.

Christmas TV Schedule 2019

Christmas Gift Guide 2018


Shaun the Sheep to become official supporter of Team GB at Tokyo 2020 with exciting new joint licensing initiative.

Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon - bespoke teaser trailer and first look image and poster released

Aardman and STUDIOCANAL launch exciting bespoke teaser trailer, first look image and poster for upcoming movie sequel 'Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon'.


Co-founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton announce sale of company to workforce to prepare for the long term future


Bandai Namco, Aardman and DigixArt are delighted to launch new console game 11-11: Memories Retold ahead of the centenary of WW1.

Animated film 'New Mindset' is launched on World Mental Health Day

Stephen Fry voices new Aardman animation on the shocking state of mental health worldwide

Aardman secure new licensing partners for Shaun the Sheep and Wallace & Gromit

Aardman sign a host of new deals ahead of Europe's biggest licensing show

Aardman Sales & Acquisitions arm bolster portfolio with new preschool properties

Aardman's international rights division take on global sales and distribution for exciting new animated series.

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