Behind the Craft: Wetland Heroes

Interactive Producer Chloe Barraclough explains how we created ‘Wetland Heroes’ – a new, free app for WWT Slimbridge that helps families connect with wildlife. BRIEF The core objective for this project was to create a digital product that drives visitors to find the lesser explored areas of the Slimbridge site.  An objective which stemmed from […]

How ‘Pinocchio’ Turned a Real Boy Into a Puppet Who Longs to Be a...

Courtesy of Roadside Attractions The many stages of Federico Ielapi’s transforma...

UK producer Jeremy Thomas talks Oscar return, his new starring role and friendship with...

UK producer Jeremy Thomas is back on the awards trail more than 30 years after Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor, produced by Thomas, won nine Oscars.  ...

Behind the Craft: Hey Pappy

In this guest blog, Cilian DuBock takes us through the making of Hey Pappy – a six part series of animated shorts premiering on Aardman’s AardBoiled YouTube channel every Friday. *Note: this blog contains adult content* The Story The original concept came from a four panel web comic. I’ve been making these for the past […]

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Aardman Academy alumni blog: Sketch to Screen Model Making

Aardman Academy alumni Natalie Morrison explains what to expect from the five day Sketch to Screen Model Making workshop. As a die-Aard(man) fan, finding a course run by people working on Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run was a ‘how fast can you take my payment’, sort of moment. From tearing open my model-making package […]

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‘Pinocchio’ hair and makeup make animals, humans, puppets – Los Angeles Times

Maria Pia Timo as a snail, Federico Ielapi as Pinocchio, and Alida Baldari Calab...

The AVOD Boom

Interesting times of late for our AVOD team! 2020 was the veritable rollercoaster; with fundamental changes in how we are able to promote and monetise content, and the broad impacts felt from the pandemic. In a complex year, to say the least, I am delighted how we at Aardman have come through it all, culminating […]

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Too Close For Comfort: Theresa Russell in Bad Timing

The first movie that Nicolas Roeg and Theresa Russell made together, B...

Cronenberg Says Coppola Didn’t Want Him to Win a Cannes Jury Prize for ‘Crash’...

According to David Cronenberg, Cannes jury president Francis Ford Coppola was "totally against" his controversial J.G. Ballard adaptation. ...

Q-and-A: David Cronenberg reflects on ‘Crash’ and the future of COVID filmmaking

TORONTO — With a deadly virus upending modern civilization, it might seem l...

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