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It's just over a month until 80 painted Gromit statues arrive in Bristol. The ten week public art exhibition is raising money for the Bristol Children's Hospital.
And local tourism bosses are hoping it will raise visitor numbers too. They've made a short film to whet the appetites of potential Gromit spotters.
Kelly Ballard from Destination Bristol hopes the films will be a hit on the Internet:
A series of films featuring the Bristol-made Aardman character Gromit to promote Bristol as a Summer destination for short breaks were released online on Thursday.
This film stars one of the 80 Gromit sculptures that make up a new art trail in the city:
Aardman character Gromit is starring in a new series of films to promote Bristol as a short break destination. This summer, 80 sculptures of the animated dog will form an art trail around the city.
The main film stars two hapless delivery men, failing to navigate their way around Bristol to deliver one of the giant Gromit sculptures to an unknown destination.