TITLE

Morphed, but still the same

AUTHOR(S)
Chakelian, Anoosh
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
New Statesman;7/4/2014, Vol. 143 Issue 5217, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the animated television program character Morph. The production in 2014 of a program "Morph" by the company Aardman Animations and its founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton is examined, as is the use of the crowd funding Website Kickstarter to finance production. The history of Morph's appearances in television programs from 1977-1997 is examined. The recreation of the clay animation model for Morph by Aardman after the original was destroyed by fire is considered.
ACCESSION #
96921298

 

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