Shaun the Sheep

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Mar 292015


Shaun the Sheep Movie is a stop-motion animated feature produced by the brilliant Bristol-based animation studio, Aardman Animations (famous for feature films Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Chicken Run and Arthur Christmas), and is adapted by co writer/directors Richard Starzak and Mark Burton from the popular 2007 Shaun the Sheep television series.

Many will remember first being introduced to Shaun in Nick Park’s amazing 1995 Academy Award-winning short film Wallace and Gromit: A Close Shave. Park has been working with Aardman for decades, notably directing Chicken Run and The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, the latter of which also won an Oscar, and creating the spin-off aforementioned series that influenced this hilarious, inventive, brilliantly animated, and quintessentially British family entertainment. With Paddington warming hearts over the Christmas break, it pays to go British for the kiddies.  Continue reading »