Video: FILMCLUB Young Ambassadors Leonardo, Ellie and Toby ask Aardman Studios about the challenges and thrills of creating animation films.

Profile: Aardman is a British film studio famous worldwide for combining their stop motion animation style with sharp-witted storytelling. Since making their name with short films featuring comic duo Wallace and Gromit, Aardman have since made successful feature-length animation films such as Chicken Run and Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists.

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Aardman Studios Special

  • Fri 1 June 2012 (suitable for ages 8-13) "When you see your creation on the screen alive, it's the most amazing feeling..." Director Peter Lord explains the magic of making animation films.

    Fri 1 June 2012 (suitable for ages 8-13) "When you see your creation on the screen alive, it's the most amazing feeling..." Director Peter Lord explains the magic of making animation films.

    From red carpet premieres to Close Encounter events, FILMCLUB revisits their interviews with directors, writers, animators and actors from Aardman Studios. Young Ambassador Leonardo asks director Peter Lord and star Hugh Grant all about their film Pirates! Meanwhile Young Ambassador Ellie hosts a Q and A with Aardman animators Seamus Malone and Michael Elson.

Aardman Studios Special’s Films

  • Detail image from Aardman Classics

    Aardman Classics
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  • Arthur Christmas

    Arthur Christmas
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  • Detail image from Chicken Run

    Chicken Run
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