For the first time, the Oscar-winning creators of Wallace & Gromit, Chicken Run, Morph, Shaun the Sheep and other family favourites describe their extraordinary journey from crafting characters on a kitchen table to building a global film studio.
Now in its 40th year, Aardman Animations continue to entertain millions around the world with their unique clay-mation techniques, unforgettable characters and brilliant stories on TV, film and in adverts too.
Today the company employs over 250 people to create their special brand of animation magic and is recognized as a beloved British institution.
And to think it all started with two Bristol schoolboys who simply wanted to make each other laugh!
Katy Weitz believes that most people have an extraordinary story to tell and she specialises in bringing them to the public's attention. She started her career as a Feature Writer on the national newspapers 18 years ago and within a few short years, rose to become Features Editor. In 2005 she left to set up her own real-life story agency First Features Ltd and since then has sold stories to all parts of the national and international press as well as television. With a remarkable empathy for her clients, she quickly saw that some had stories which couldn’t be told completely in 1500 w...
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