13 November 2018
Holiday Inn Fareham - Solent Cartwright Drive Fareham PO15 5RJ United Kingdom FAREHAM HAMPSHIRE PO15 5RJ
  • 2018-11-13 18:00:00 2018-11-13 20:00:00 Europe/London Aardman, The Making of Early Man – How to make a claymation epic Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts
Member ticket: FREE
Non member ticket: £10.00
Wessex branch

Aardman, The Making of Early Man – How to make a claymation epic

Holiday Inn Fareham Solent, Cartwright Drive, Fareham, PO15 5RJ

Bristol based Aardman Animations are famous world-wide for their claymation films, including Wallace and Gromit, Shawn the Sheep, Chicken Run and The Pirates.

Their latest full-length feature film, Early Man, has just been released. Producer, Richard Beek, will discuss the processes used to bring the film to the big screen.

This is a unique opportunity to take a detailed looked at the production processes behind making a major stop motion feature film. Exploring how the film develops from script / storyboard to final shots. Production management of the creative process - planning and statistical analysis. Puppet / set design and build. A chance to see behinds the scenes footage and meet some of the characters in person!

Richard Beek
has worked at Aardman for the past 17 years, starting as a Runner on Chicken Run he has become a key part of many of Aardman’s most loved projects – Creature Comforts (Floor Manager), Shaun the Sheep (Production Manager / Line Producer), Wallace & Gromit (2nd Assistant Director / Production Manager) and The Pirates! (Production Manager). Early Man is his first Producer credit on a feature film.

Previous presentations and webinars can be viewed on the APM Slideshare and YouTube channels.

This event is suitable for professionals with any level of experience.


APM Body of Knowledge reference

Section Description
1.1.1 Project management


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