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Aardman Studios

Aardman studios in Bristol is one of the most successful animation studios. Watch creative director, Merlin Crossingham, talk about the company.

Animation is a methodical and time-consuming process. You can animate on your own but if you want to make ambitious projects then, as for any film production, you need a team of people working with the same purpose and vision.

Jobs in animation are usually clearly defined and often specialised.

Merlin uses his experience at Aardman studios to explain some of the jobs on a stop motion production. You only have to look at the credits on an animation film to grasp the sense of scale involved.

Is there anything Merlin says that surprises you?

What do you think the main considerations are when planning an animation film?

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