Aardman Animations director Bram Ttwheam, who has worked on numerous BAFTA award winning film’s has teamed up with artist Tristan Stevens to create Nordic Giants much anticipated first video release for their debut single, Shine, featuring the vocals and lyrics of Cate Ferris. Nordic Giants the post rock duo smashed onto the scene little over… Read More »
Pythagasaurus starts off looking like a maths education film but soon reveals humour aimed at a more mature audience. When a volcano threatens to blow two prehistoric men enlist the aid a mathematician dinosaur. Directed by Peter Peake at Aardman Animations studio, with the voices of Bill Bailey, Martin Trenaman and Simon Greenall.
More behind the scenes views of Gulp, Aardman’s world record breaking short, on location at Carmarthenshire’s Pendine Sands in South Wales. It reveals what went in to making such a complex film away from the controlled environment of a studio.
Aardman animation and Nokia attempt to set a new world record with their huge film ‘Gulp’. In this clip sand artist Jamie Wardley explains how they went about animating with sand in a race against the tide.
Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain – a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. The Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. Directed by Peter Lord with… Read More »
Puppet makers and set designers at Aardman Commercials talk about the production of the Swedbank commercial Under the Oak Tree. It shows how much effort goes into an advertising spot.
This stop-frame animation was directed by Ed Patterson and Will Studd, collectively known as Sumo Science, at Aardman Animations. In 2007 the pair developed the stop-frame animation series Stuff vs. Stuff, in which household objects battle it out “Fight Club” style. This was commissioned by Aardman and Player X and was released on mobile phones… Read More »
Creature Comforts is about how animals feel about living in a zoo, featuring the voices of the British public “spoken” by the animals. It was created by Nick Park and Aardman Animations. The film later became the basis of a series of television advertisements for the UK Electricity Board, and in 2003 a television series… Read More »
This is a great example of storytelling through action rather than words from a master of puppet animation. William Shakespeare gives a quick run through of all his plays in an audition.
Ricky Martin, who works for Aardman animations, and photographer friend Neil Young demonstrate the process of making a 90-second stop-motion animation video in Ricky’s kitchen. They use a domino dressed as an Indiana Jones type character.