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AARDMAN Animations Coming To The Academy And Siggraph

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the work of Aardman Animations with three programs featuring the studio’s Oscar®-winning and nominated Wallace and Gromit shorts on Friday, August 7, and Sunday, August 9, 2015.

Wallace and Gromit Restored – The Marc Davis Celebration of Animation
Friday, August 7, 7:30 p.m.│Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
As part of the Academy’s Marc Davis Celebration of Animation series, Aardman Animations co-founder David Sproxtonand Wallace and Gromit cinematographer Dave Alex Riddettwill discuss the making of the studio’s Oscar-winning shorts “The Wrong Trousers” and “A Close Shave,” and the Oscar-nominated shorts “A Grand Day Out” and “A Matter of Loaf and Death.” The program also will include the world premiere screening of the restorations of all four films, the result of a collaborative effort between the Academy Film Archive and Aardman Animations.

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Cracking Animation: Behind the Scenes at Aardman
Sunday, August 9, 9 a.m.│ Los Angeles Convention Center, Downtown Los Angeles
The Academy returns to SIGGRAPH Conferencewith a panel featuring Sproxton and Riddett, who will trace the arc of Aardman’s voyage over the last three decades, present clips of the studio’s work, and discuss the evolving production techniques and future prospects of stop-motion animation.

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A Grand Day Out: Wallace and Gromit Family Matinees
Sunday, August 9,1–5:30 p.m.│Linwood Dunn Theater, Hollywood
The Academy presents matinee screenings of all four Wallace and Gromit shorts for families, as well as an animation workshop for children ages 8 to 13. The 90-minute hands-on workshop will offer a small group of participants the opportunity to learn some of Aardman Animations’ stop-motion techniques.

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