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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.

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Chloe Barraclough

Line Producer

Chloe has produced a variety of interactive projects across many formats including VR, AR, immersive experiences, web games and digital content for Aardman’s beloved characters. Chloe works with the Aardman Academy’s bespoke training, working globally with industry and educational partners to produce animation related courses and events.

Will Becher


Will is a Director and Creative. 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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Richard Beek

Senior Producer/Stop Frame Strategy Consultant

Richard has been involved in many of Aardman most loved creations: Creature Comforts, Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit, The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!, Early Man and Shaun the Sheep.

Joseph Bell

Senior Interactive Producer

Joe is a Senior Producer who works across interactive and immersive productions, co-ordinating and supporting creative teams to ensure the successful delivery of a wide range of experiences for both external clients and Aardman brands.

Liora Berman

Senior VOD Content and Channel Manager

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

Dan Binns


Dan is a Director and Designer 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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Claire Brindley

HR Manager - Corporate

Claire manages HR activity in a corporate capacity across the Operational, Sales & Marketing, CGI, Interactive & Production Resources teams at our Gas Ferry Road HQ.

Molly Van Den Brink

Attractions & Live Experiences Manager

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

Laura Burr

Senior Brand Manager

Laura is responsible for leading strategies and initiatives for specific brands in the Aardman character portfolio including Lloyd of the Flies, Robin Robin, Morph and the Aardman brand.

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Joanna Cave

Finance Director

Jo’s role has oversight of the accounting operations at Aardman, and is responsible for monitoring and reporting on the performance and financial health of the business to all stakeholders, as well as providing strategic financial advice and guidance.

Becca Chappell

HR Advisor

Becca works with crew and line managers on productions at our Aztec West studio, supporting recruitment, onboarding, assisting with crew wellbeing and contributing to the overall HR strategy .

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Robin Robin behind the scenes
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