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Aardman Crafts Haunting Trailer for Tom Stoppard's Pink Floyd Radio Play Based on Dark Side of the Moon

IDEA: Aardman Animations is best known for the Plasticine cheeriness of Wallace and Gromit. But the British animation house turns to grimmer subject matter with a disturbing yet utterly rich…

September 2, 2013, 10:07 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: VisitEngland Wallace and Gromit holiday at home when grander plans go awry

Everyone's favorite British Claymation characters are famously fond of taking trips to far-flung places. In their first Oscar-nominated short, Wallace (a known Wensleydale enthusiast) and Gromit spend a bank holiday traveling…

May 23, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

Wallace and Gromit Spread Holiday Cheer Through Google+ Hangouts Aardman characters show off group chat

Wallace and Gromit are back, and pitching Google+ Hangouts, the group video chat client that allows people to spend quality virtual time with one another, in this fun 60-second spot…

December 19, 2012, 12:11 PM EST

Nokia's Giant Stop-Motion Ad Smaller Than Sum of Its Parts No sense of scale in finished film

Stop-motion morning on AdFreak continues with Nokia. Last summer, the telecom brand presented the charming stop-motion adventures of Dot, a tiny girl's fevered—but ultimately victorious—sprint through a threatening dream world…

August 5, 2011, 9:43 AM EDT

Wallace & Gromit fired up for the World Cup

We've seen lots of soccer commercials lately, and will see plenty more in the coming weeks, with the World Cup kicking off June 11 in South Africa. Here's a…

May 13, 2010, 10:45 AM EDT

Wallace & Gromit push energy conservation

Wallace and Gromit are back on TV in the U.K., only now their poorly conceived inventions serve a higher purpose: encouraging people to reduce their electricity usage. Utility…

March 25, 2010, 10:17 AM EDT

Aardman animates series of quirky E.D. ads

Finally, some halfway-decent erectile-dysfunction advertising. Over in the U.K., Levitra marketer Bayer Schering Pharma has unveiled nine animated shorts from Aardman Animations (and Prospero London) that tell the tale of…

October 15, 2009, 11:52 AM EDT

See the darker side of Aardman Animations

If you thought Aardman Animations was only good at cute and cuddly, this new YouTube channel from the British animators behind Wallace & Gromit shows that its dark side…

December 2, 2008, 9:24 AM EST

It's a chocolate world, man, can you dig?

What's with the sudden mania for trippy food ads? I was just coming down from that Friendly's commercial when Hershey blows my mind with it’s “Pure Hershey’s” campaign. How…

August 1, 2008, 7:21 AM EDT

Aardman animates round of disability PSAs

Unlike Orangina’s randy animals, the creatures in Aardman Animations’ new PSA campaign refrain from spraying sticky juice all over each other. Instead, they give brief, charming interviews about overcoming…

November 15, 2007, 10:23 AM EST