Aardman Animations

Wallace & Gromit set for TalkTalk’s YouView

UK telco TalkTalk has secured a deal with Bristol-based Aardman Animations for shows from the latter’s much-loved British claymation property Wallace & Gromit. The shows will joins others such as Peppa Pig, Pingu and Fireman Sam on TalkTalk’s children’s TV channel Scamp, which is offered through TalkTalk’s iteration of the YouView digital platform. Scamp is […]

News brief: Hulu adds Canimals to family

US streaming service Hulu has acquired BRB Internacional’s Canimals to its Hulu Kids line-up. The 52x7mins is launching in the US thanks to the deal, having initially launched on EBS in South Korea before selling to the links of RAI 1 and Canal+ Family and Teletoon+ in France. Coproduced by Aardman Animations, Vooz Club and […]

Former Aardman and BBC execs set up content business

Aardman Animations’ former head of broadcast Miles Bullough and former BBC executive Jesse Cleverly have created Wildseed Studios, an ‘entertainment incubator’ that will seed fund a range of new content. The new business is reaching out to established and emerging content creators and will invest up to an initial £10,000 in 50 new projects over […]

Rastamouse and Wallace & Gromit acquired for BBC Global iPlayer

Global iPlayer, the international version of the BBC’s iPlayer catch-up service, has acquired a handful of kids titles. It has inked deals with Aardman Animations and DHX for various titles. From Aardman it has Wallace & Gromit half-hour films A Grand Day Out, The Wrong Trousers, A Close Shave, and A Matter of Loaf and […]