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Wallace & Gromit and friends: The magic of Aardman

03 9655 1900

29 Jun 2017 - 28 Feb 2018

Including Claymation icons such as Wallace and Gromit, Shaun the Sheep, Chicken Run and many others, Aardman’s Oscar-winning creations have been enchanting and enticing audiences for decades.

Take an extraordinary trip through award-winning models, sets and sketches as these beloved characters take shape on the screen, including over 350 unique objects from Aardman’s collection.

Wander through 50 authentic film sets, including Gromit’s famous vegetable garden, city streets from Shaun the Sheep movie, the flying machine from Chicken Run and the Spectacular five-meter tall ship from The Pirates. Band of Misfits film, and much more.

Dazzling hand crafted plasticine models, character studies, storyboards and more will all be revealed, as well as many never-before-seen treasures such as first drawings and sketches. View extracts from Aardman’s most famous films selected from more than 60 shorts and features, imaginative advertisements and music videos.

Content: Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

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  • Bar
  • Café
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Kiosk
  • Lockers
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet
  • Shop

  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times
  • Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf

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