This very popular book not only reveals the people behind Aardman Animations, creators of The Wrong Trousers, A Close Shave and Chicken Run, but also explains how to make your own 3-D animated film. The Aardman Studios in Bristol are a huge success story, first creating Morph for the BBC, then finding world-wide fame winning Academy Awards for their Wallace and Gromit cartoons. Brian Sibley sets Aardman’s achievements into the tradition of animation and then hands over to Peter Lord who provides a practical guide to creating characters, a story board and sets and then an entire film. No other book provides such detailed information, making it possible for everyone to create their own 3-D animated classic. For fans and enthusiasts of all ages, as well as for serious students of animation, this book is not only great fun - it is essential reading.