“Animation Fascination” Episode 44: Peter Lord – Aardman Animations

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Get ready to board the Pirate Captain’s ship and head across the pond as our site writer Phil Shenton interviews Mr. Peter Lord, the Co-Owner and Creative Director of Aardman Animations.

Peter Lord has produced many of Aardman’s films and television series, as well as directing The Pirates! Band of Misfits (or The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists) and Chicken Run.

Marc and Matt also discuss Pixar’s first holiday special, new Disney Animation Blu-ray releases, MeridaGate, and much, much more.

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Watch This: A Trailer Debuts for the New Hybrid Animated Film ‘The Congress’


Premiering at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival is The Congress, a wild-looking sci-fi pic from director Ari Folman, the follow-up to his critically acclaimed 2008 film Waltz with Bashir. The film is loosely based on the short story The Futurological Congress by Stanislaw Lem.

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