Advanced Television


Film and TV Charity celebrates Behind The Scenes Week

The Film and TV Charity is launching the UK’s first ever Behind the Scenes Week from November 28th to December 2nd, celebrating all of the people working behind the scenes in film, TV, and cinema who make a valuable contribution to the UK’s creative sector. During Behind The Scenes Week, the Charity, which works behind […]

November 25, 2022

BBC announces Quentin Blake animated boxset cast

The BBC has announced a host of top stars to voice landmark animated series Quentin Blake’s Box Of Treasures produced by Eagle Eye Drama for CBBC and BBC iPlayer. Commissioned by the BBC for December 2023, the animated box set of hand-picked specials is based on six iconic best-selling books (Zagazoo, Loveykins, Jack And Nancy, […]

October 4, 2022

New Wallace & Gromit for BBC, Netflix

The BBC has announced a brand-new Wallace & Gromit adventure. From the creative mind of Nick Park, and the first Wallace & Gromit film since the 2008 BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated A Matter of Loaf and Death, the as-yet-untitled new film focuses on Gromit’s concern that Wallace has become over-dependant on his inventions which proves justified […]

January 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Aardman create BBC One’s Christmas idents

Aardman has created three new exclusive idents for BBC One this Christmas. The BBC has a long-standing relationship with Aardman and they have created three, special festive scenes that will be seen on screens across the festive period. Unveiled to the nation on December 4th and produced in collaboration with BBC Creative, the beautifully-crafted scenes […]

November 30, 2021

CITV orders new Aardman series

Animation studio Aardman, home to the likes of Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep, has greenlit a new series for 7- to 11-year-olds called Lloyd of the Flies. CITV has ordered 52 x 11-minute episodes, which will be created using a mix of CGI and 2D animation. The production will be the first CGI […]

February 15, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Aardman partners with Bandai Namco on new IP

Independent animation studio, Aardman, and global video game developer and publisher, Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe join forces to develop a brand new IP, driven by a “shared vision on the future of entertainment”. The collaboration’s first major project exists across multiple media, and the team will be approaching partners in early 2021 with the development […]

December 2, 2020

Sky Kids announces new The Epic Adventures of Morph series

This November, Sky Kids will debut The Epic Adventures of Morph, an action-packed stop-frame animated comedy series from Aardman, with 15-five minute episodes making it the longest season of Morph yet. After almost 40 years apart, The Epic Adventures of Morph will see Morph and his sidekick Chas reunited with their old friends Delilah, Grandmorph […]

October 28, 2020

Aardman creating Chicken Run sequel for Netflix

On the 20th anniversary of celebrated feature film Chicken Run – the highest-grossing stop-motion animated film of all time – Aardman has revealed a sequel is set to go into full production in 2021 and the new adventure will be released globally by Netflix (excluding China). Peter Lord, Aardman Co-Founder and Creative Director, commented: “Fans […]

June 23, 2020