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Trailer Released for Shaun the Sheep Movie 2: Farmageddon

Aardman Animations has just unveiled the official trailer for their next feature adventure, Shaun the Sheep Movie 2: Farmageddon. The exciting title hints at a more sci-fi theme for the long-running stop-motion franchise, as the story mainly focuses on an impish and adorble alien called LU-LA, who crash lands near Mossy Bottom Farm. Ironically enough, it is up to a sheep like Shaun to shepherd ...

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Watch Eva Cvijanovic’s Stop Motion Short, Hedgehog’s Home

The steady stream of award-winning and nominated shorts being released online continues. This time, it’s Eva Cvijanović‘s exquisitely polished stop-motion adaptation of the classic Branko Ćopić tale, Hedgehog’s Home. For the uninitiated, this timeless tale delves into the concept of cultivating one’s own place of safety, no matter how big or small. The Hedghog’s Home short clocks in ...

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Fox Releases Teaser for The Predator Holiday Short

Fox has just unveiled a teaser for their upcoming stop-motion short inspired by The Predator, which is slated to debut on December 19 on Comedy Central, during BoJack Horseman (at 10:30 PM/9:30 PM CT). You can watch the teaser below: As seen in the teaser, you shouldn’t let the retro stop-motion animation style fool you. It looks like the short is every bit as mature as the action film that it ...

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Chicken Run Sequel Prepped by Aardman

It has been almost two full decades since Aardman Animations’ CG animated comedy feature Chicken Run set records as the most successful stop motion animated film of all time (with a $225 million worldwide cume that has not been broken yet), but fans will be getting a treat as the studio is reportedly working hard on a Chicken Run sequel. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, ...

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Buddy Thunderstruck Makes its Way to China via UYoung Media

American Greetings Entertainment (AGE) has recently authorized UYoung media over the rights to sell and distribute all media in relation to the stop-motion action comedy series Buddy Thunderstruck, covering mainland China. The series was produced by Stoopid Buddy Studios and focuses on the adventures of the titular semi-truck racing dog and his albino ferret mechanic. The series has so far ...

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WATCH: Official Trailer for Aardman’s Early Man

If you liked the animation style and quirks of Aardman Animation’s Wallace & Gromit, you might want to set aside a day in your calendar for their upcoming stop-motion animation feature, Early Man. The flick focuses on the prehistoric man named Dug, who along with his porcine sidekick Hognob, dreams of uniting his Stone Age tribe agains the technologically superior Bronze Age bullies led by ...

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WATCH: What happens when cereal mascots fall out of popularity

Soggy Flakes is a stop-motion animated short film from the Affolter Brothers in British Columbia, Canada that shows just what could happen when the faces on your favorite cereal boxes fall out of fashion. In a low-carb, sugar-free, gluten-intolerant world, a group of washed-up, out-of-work breakfast cereal mascots form a weekly support group. Together they lament the golden ages of yesteryear and ...

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Shaun the Sheep Movie Follow-Up Already in Development

Shaun the Sheep Movie Sequel is now in Development, thanks to Aardman Animations and distribution/production partner StudioCanal. The stop-motion feature’s production is set to start in January 2017. Shaun the Sheep, a Wallace & Gromit spinoff is directed by Richard Starzak and Mark Burton and it has surpassed performance expectation when it was launched in 2015. It has proved to be one of ...

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GKIDS to Screen A Town Called Panic Double Feature

GKIDS will be screening two zany stop-motion features in a limited one-day-only event called A Town Called Panic: Double Fun in select theaters on September 24, as a way of celebrating Art House Theater Day. The double feature consists of new adventures from Oscar-nominated directors Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar (Ernest & Celestine), Christmas Panic and Back to School Panic. A Town ...

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VIDEO: New Stop Motion Short – FOXED

A new stop motion video from James Stewart and Nev Bezaire has been uploaded on Vimeo and is currently making the rounds online. Titled ‘FOXED,’ the 3 minute short focuses on a kid who has been kidnapped by a Fox (or by a group of Foxes). For what reason? You’ll have to watch the video to find out. Don’t let the cute character design fool you, the video is as creepy as you can get as far ...

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LAIKA Releases New Trailer for Kubo and the Two Strings

LAIKA and Focus Features’ new stop motion adventure Kubo and the Two Strings has just unveiled a new trailer, way ahead of its August 19 theatrical release. The new trailer offers a fresh new look at some of the epic fight scenes you can expect from the film, as well as the cool looking magic and scary creatures that will make up the fantastical world built by director Travis Knight and scribes ...

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