Lee Hardcastle has just released a short fanfilm that reimagines Die Hard as a claymation mini-epic. Anybody who’s a fan of Die Hard, Aardman’s brand of claymation, or both will find it absolutely enjoyable. Die Hard was originally released in 1988 and stars Bruce Willis as NYCPD office John McClane, who takes on a group […]
Spain’s Imira has just added the classic claymation series Koki to its library of third party programs, as part of its campaign to boost programming for European and International markets. Koki (26×5) was the winner of Prix Jeunesse and the New York Film Festival awards, and was sold to over 150 territories since its launch.
Aardman Animation Studios has recently launched their new online portal dedicated to aspiring animators, Animate-It.com. The new web destination from the Oscar-winning animation studio aims to help all aspiring animators regardless of skill, experience, or talent improve their craft, ensuring that the future of the animation industry will be full of highly technical and creative […]
The lovable duo is BACK! Wallace & Gromit are back and better than ever, in all their claymation glory. The pair returns on the USA Blu-ray and DVD debut of Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention, available March 13th. The six-part series is a collection of the BBC1 TV classic, with a number of amazing, […]
For decades, we’ve known Godzilla as an unstoppable force of destruction, borne out of humankind’s excesses and capable of wiping out entire cities in its blind rage, but what if Godzilla meant no harm? What if all the deaths and destruction it has wrought was simply the result of failure to communicate and connect?
If there’s one place you can count on a good Halloween special, it’s MAD! Alfred E. Neuman and company are up to some awesome treats (and tricks) as the gang pull out all the stops for this week’s show, Kitchen Nightmare Before Christmas / How I Met Your Mummy. The Warner Bros. toon features a […]
Animated Eminem. Animnem. …Eminated? I don’t know, there’s gotta be some sorta funny and brief tag to give to the latest Brisk commercial featuring a stop-motion, claymation Eminem. What are we going on about? Lipton Brisk, Pepsi’s iced tea soft drink, recently ran a commercial spot during Super Bowl XLV, catching everyone’s attention with the […]
On January 25th, Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment will team to release Shaun the Sheep: Spring Shenanigans on DVD. The disc contains seven full length episodes of the Aardman Animation toon, including two that star Timmy. There’s also a large chunk of bonus content, like a Sheep-shearing game, a look into the Timmy Time animated series, […]
After accidentally burning down his house, Glenn takes his wife Jackie, son Conor, daughter Courtney, Courtney’s overachieving assistant Wendy, and the family dog Canine on a cross-country road trip to tighten the family bond. Thus, Glenn Martin, DDS was born! The series’ chief executor is Michael Eisner, who pitched the stop motion, claymation toon to […]
Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim has, for years now, brought adults (and either older, or lucky, kids) some of the better evening-time animation. Similarly, Teletoon has it’s own after dark programing they call Teletoon at Night, running from 9pm through the morning. This year, that lineup is getting a nice boost of new toon love. A […]
If Aardman Rights has their say, they’ll make World of Invention the most popular Wallace & Gromit toon yet. They’re well on their way to doing so, penning deals with France Television and Super RTL in Germany to bring the live-action and CG animation hybrid series there. Commissioned by BBC One, Wallace and Gromit’s World […]
Speaking of second seasons, the doctor is in! Nick at Nite will premiere the second season of Glenn Martin, DDS on Friday, June 11th, at 10:30pm. The stop motion animated series has a lot planned for its new episodes, including a whole list of special guest stars. In addition to the regulars Kevin Nealon, Catherine […]