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Helen Argo

Executive Producer - Commercials & Short Form

Helen is responsible for the studio’s Commercials and Short Form productions, creating animated and digital content for advertising agencies, third party brands as well as Aardman’s own IP. Most recently she has produced The Bear and the Squirrel - a 4D film for Efteling, and stop motion musical short Robin Robin for Netflix.

Will Becher


Will is a Director and Creative at Aardman. In 2018 he co-directed the BAFTA nominated A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019), then went on to direct his first commercials for the company on a campaign for DFS featuring the much loved duo, Wallace & Gromit.

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Julia Bell

Attractions & Live Experiences Executive

Julia manages Aardman’s programme of model making, storyboarding and Away Day workshops, as well as temporary exhibitions.

Liora Berman

VOD Content and Channel Manager

Liora is responsible for managing content, promotional, and partnership activity on YouTube, Amazon, and other VOD platforms.

Dan Binns


Dan is a Director and Designer at Aardman, involved in multiple development projects and has recently directed What's Up With Everyone, a campaign developed to help young people become more aware of their mental wellbeing.

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Molly Van Den Brink

Attractions & Live Experiences Manager

Molly manages Aardman’s ever expanding global portfolio of licensed attractions, live experiences and musical stageshows.

Danny Capozzi


Working as a freelance stop motion Animator, Director and Designer for Aardman for over 12 years, Danny has directed several projects for the BBC including promos for BBC Radio 4's Mars Season and the BBC World Cup.

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Sean Clarke

Managing Director

Sean has been at Aardman for over 20 years, and was appointed Managing Director in 2019. Sean is responsible for leading the Exec Board and ensuring Aardman is in a strong position to build on its rich creative legacy. He is Co-Executive Producer on Early Man, the two Shaun the Sheep movies and our half hour musical short Robin Robin.

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Sarah Cox

Executive Creative Director - IP Development

Sarah is responsible for the development slate across the company. She has brought a range of new projects to the Aardman roster that include the stop frame musical short ‘Robin Robin’ and Aardman’s first CG series ‘Lloyd of the Flies’ and also was Executive Producer of the Shaun the Sheep series Adventures of Mossy Bottom for Netflix and Epic Adventures of Morph for Sky.

Merlin Crossingham

Creative Director

As Creative Director for Wallace & Gromit, Merlin directs all aspects of the Wallace and Gromit brand, from merchandise and live shows to commercials and short films.

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Darren Dubicki


Darren is a Director and Designer with 16 years experience in the animation and design industries. During this time he has worked across a broad spectrum of media; employing his mixed media, creative and filmmaking skills in film, broadcast, commercial and print projects.

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Dan Efergan

Executive Creative Director, Interactive

Dan works across all interactive projects for the company, developing ideas, strategies and ensuring the creative excellence and high level audience engagement that audiences expect from an Aardman production. He has been instrumental in the conception and delivery of BAFTA winning interactive projects such as the Tate Movie Project and World of Invention, as well as other projects for BBC, Channel 4, Cartoon Network and Pan Macmillan.

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Robin Robin behind the scenes
The Big Fix Up behind the scenes
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