40 years of Aardman

Aardman Animations are celebrating their 40th year of awesome animated antics! Here are some of the things they've done.

Aardman

Their very first cartoon was made in 1972 before they even started. It featured a guy called Aardman who was so awesome, they named the company after him!

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Morph

Morph was one of Aardman's first characters and he's still going strong! Check out his moves with his buddy Chas. Not bad for a 40 year old!

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Creature Comforts

Taking people's voices from recorded interviews and putting them in the mouths of animals is a stroke of genius!

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DC World's funniest

The same idea as Creature Comforts but with characters from the DC Universe. Super!

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Wallace and Gromit

These guys have been through so much together - from criminal mastermind penguins to fighting off the curse of the Were-rabbit...

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...and even a vacuum monster!

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Shaun the Sheep

After teaming up with Wallace and Gromit in A Close Shave, Shaun turned his hooves to starring in his own show and movie. That sheep got skillz!

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Gulp

Aardman holds the record for the animation movie with the biggest set recorded on a phone!

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And, of course, there's all of their fantastic films like Chicken Run...

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Flushed Away...

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And...

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Here's a sneak peek at their new film, Early Man

Look out for it in 2018!

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