Rights and Brand Development
Aardman is renowned for developing and building enduring character brands across all media. We specialise in marketing and realising the commercial potential of our properties in a way that celebrates and respects their creative values. Classic brands in the portfolio include Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep and Morph, while Aardman Rights has recently acquired third party representation for a number of top children's brands.
As part of this, the Attractions & Live Experiences department specialises in creating immersive experiences which appeal and engage with the whole family. Working with our partners around the world, we use the studios’ multi-award winning characters, and wealth of creative talent to bring unique story lines and interactive experiences to life. Combining entertainment and education across our attractions and events is integral, as well as supporting and promoting our brands’ values and increasing awareness on a global scale, whilst simultaneously and proudly upholding Aardman’s renowned production quality.
For the last 30 years the Aardman studio in Bristol has been creating some of the world's most distinctive and beloved animated entertainment. It is the unique combination of comedy, storytelling and technical excellence that has put Aardman on the map in the world of animated feature films. Working with the very best creative talent, the Aardman team creates charming and unforgettable characters that bring audiences back to see our films over and over again.
Series, Specials and Shorts
Aardman develop and produce entertaining series, shorts and specials including those for Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep and Timmy Time. Alongside current productions, Aardman continue to develop new series for audiences of all ages.
Aardman works with advertising agencies and brands in all territories, to create advertising campaigns across all media platforms. Our Branded Content work draws both from our knowledge of creating stories for broadcast and features as well as from our experiences of working with Brands. Recent work includes: Change 4 Life, Hershey's , Chevron and McVities.
Apps, Games and Interactive
Aardman combines the renowned talent of our directors, designers and animators to produce engaging interactive content for our own characters and external clients alike. As well as building games, we also distribute, seed and encourage competition, promoting brands and campaigns to a massive global audience.