Stephen Moore has joined UK-based animation company Aardmanas head of features and chief operating officer, starting immediately.
"Icouldn't be more delighted,"
The appointment was announced by Aardmanco-founders David Sproxton and Peter Lord. Sproxton said, "Aardman is very pleased to have been ableto appoint Stephen at this point in the studio's history. Stephen's vast experiencewill enable the studio to build considerably on its recent successes andincrease its opportunities in many arenas."
Bristol-based Aardman, home toWallace and Gromit, has a five-feature deal withDreamWorks Animation.