Aardman Studios has consistently lead the field in British animation for almost three decades.
Beginning with the TV shorts, Creature Comforts, it's since become a multi-million industry and revolutionised how stop-animation works.
We sat down with Aardman co-founder Peter Lord and discussed their new film, Shaun The Sheep, and his thoughts on the Oscars race.
He's a fascinating guy with some strong opinions.
Have a listen!