Aardman's adeptness of engaging audiences with compelling stories told through animation, has earned the company a deserved worldwide reputation. Their award-winning work produces a unique brand of independent film alongside work for broadcast and advertising spots. The studio has had ten Oscar nominations, and has won four. They've also created some of the country's best loved characters, including Wallace and Gromit, the Creature Comfort Characters, Shaun the Sheep and Morph.
Here, creative director Darren Dubicki talks to Lightbulb about the art of sketching, creating characters and the worlds they inhabit. Lightbulb is a weekly series of short films by Stephenson / Bishop, talking to designers, craftspeople and artists about their processes, their inspirations and their workplaces.
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