Horrible news in the world of animation and entertainment today. Academy Award winning studio Aardman Animations, the creators of Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run and other stop-motion animation TV shows and short films have been dealt a terrible blow. Their warehouse, which contained practically the entire history of the animation group, has burned to the ground.
According to the reports all of the sets and props from their past features and shorts have been lost with the exception of their most recent Wallace & Gromit feature film.
See the CNN article in the heading link for details.