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Behind the scenes of ‘Beardmation’ from Aardman

Shaving and styling products manufacturer, Braun, commissioned Aardman to create a stop motion animation film using real men’s beards. Created to mark the launch of the brand new Braun Styling Range, the Braun Beardimation video uses advanced stop frame animation to take the viewer on a journey of eye-catching shapes, patterns and designs as they… Read More »

Ogilvy and Aardman shake up the traditional laundry product demo

Ogilvy, in collaboration with the Aardman animation studio, has redefined the product demo for Unilever’s laundry brand Persil. Children and adults alike were treated to a first-of-its-kind animation entitled ‘Monster Stains’, when it launched in cinemas and online this week. To demonstrate Persil’s stain removal power, Ogilvy came up with the innovative idea of creating… Read More »

Aardman’s Peter Lord presented with a Blue Peter badge

CBBC’s Blue Peter presented Morph’s co-creator, Peter Lord, with the show’s highest accolade, the gold Blue Peter badge, in an animation special on Thursday 9 July 2015. Each year only a few gold badges are awarded in exceptional circumstances for outstanding achievements, or showing amazing and unique bravery, courage and citizenship. Peter Lord joins the… Read More »

NFTS applications now open for 2014 course

Aardman Animations has hired three graduates from the 2013 NFTS Certificate in Character Animation. The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has confirmed that it is to run its Certificate in Character Animation course in partnership with Aardman Animations following the successful of the inaugural course last year. The intensive 12- week course offering training… Read More »

National Accident Helpline / Aardman animation competition

National Accident Helpline has teamed up with Aardman to run an animation competition. Aspiring animators are being invited to create a short animation on the theme ‘Success against the odds’ for a chance to win an animation lover’s experience including a tour of the Aardman studios, ‘Make a morph’ workshop, original Morph artwork signed by… Read More »