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Chicken Run - 84 min, comedy

“It’s The Great Escape… with chickens.”

The pitch meeting for Chicken Run must have been rather out of the ordinary, but by the time the directors, Nick Park and Peter Lord of the Bristol based Aardman Animations Studio, sat down to lunch with DreamWorks founder Steven Spielberg in 1997, they had six Oscar nominations between them, resulting in three Best Animated Short Oscars for… 969 more words

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European Animation Awards to Launch in 2017

Brexit notwithstanding, Europe looks set to have a new prize event, the European Animation Awards (EAA), which are inspired by America’s Annie Awards and backed by many of the preeminent figures in Europe’s animation industry. 468 more words

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Annecy: Aardman Takes MIFA and Variety’s 2016 Animation Personality of the Year Award

ANNECY — As Aardman Animations gears up to shoot “Early Man,” one of the biggest animated features coming out of Europe, co-founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton accepted MIFA and Variety’s second Animation Personality of the Year Award at a ceremony June 15 at the Annecy Festival. 339 more words

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At 40, Aardman Animations Stays Stubbornly Eccentric

In 1995, at pretty much the midpoint of Aardman Animations’ 40-year history, the Bristol-based cartoon studio’s co-founders, Peter Lord and David Sproxton, hatched the crazy idea of making a feature-length stop-motion film. 1,521 more words

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Week in Review: Shaun the Sheep Movie & London Has Fallen

Happy Monday folks! Boy, in terms of weather, this is gonna be a darn near perfect week for us here in the Twin Cities! Highs in the 50s and 60s every day and it’s only the beginning of March! 1,198 more words

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