One of Bristol's most famous exports finally hit the big screen at the weekend. Shaun the Sheep is Aardman Animations' most successful character - even outstripping Wallace and Gromit.
After nearly a decade of seven-minute-long TV shows, he's finally starring in his own feature-length film.
As Caron Bell reports, it's quite a journey for a sheep that was never supposed to be a star.
We've all heard of a red carpet but what about a green carpet?
The Shaun the Sheep movie premiered in Leicester Square yesterday. The animation which is made by Aardman Animations in Bristol, re-decorated the iconic square in Shaun the Sheep's favourite colour green.
There's good reason to celebrate as it takes each animator a whole day to create three seconds of footage.
Ed Sheeran was there to see it, along with Eliza Doolittle and Rizzle Kicks, who feature on the soundtrack.
Bristol animation company Aardman are preparing for the European premiere of their new movie Shaun the Sheep. Leicester Square in London is being turned into the back drop of the film, which will be on general release next month.
Some of Britain's best-known comedy actors are in Bristol to celebrate slapstick.
Victoria Wood, Stephen Fry, The Goodies and others will talk about the greats including Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy and Buster Keaton.
The festival, now in its 11th year, starts today and runs until Sunday 25 January.
An early Christmas present from our favourite Bristol claymation geniuses.
Aardman Animations have released a brand-new YouTube episode of the beloved Morph for the festive season.
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Fans of Shaun the Sheep can watch sculptures of the Aardman Animations character come to life from today.
Ahead of an art trail in Bristol next summer, a unit at the Galleries Shopping Centre in the city centre is being used as a studio.
Local artists will be transforming the blank sheep canvasses into works of art.
Bristol animators Aardman have announced the release date for their new film Shaun the Sheep. It'll have its world premiere in London on the January 25th and open nationwide on the Friday the February 6th.
Bristol company Aardman have released the full trailer for the Shaun the Sheep movie, which is due in cinemas in February 2015.
The film sees Shaun and his friends head to the big city on an adventure to rescue their farmer after a prank goes wrong.
It's based on Aardman's popular children's television series and sees Justin Fletcher reprise his role as lead character Shaun.
Meanwhile John Sparkes voices Bitzer, the farmer's loyal sheepdog.
The movie opens in UK cinemas on February 6, 2015.
Bristol-based Aardman animation's well-loved characters Shaun the Sheep and Timmy are to help children across the globe learn English.
The British Council has teamed up with the animators to create stories and films for children under six-years-old. They'll start being used in Singapore and Chile later this year.
Bristol-based studio Aardman Animations have released a new trailer for the upcoming Shaun the Sheep feature film, due out next spring.