Les Pirates ! Bons à rien mauvais en tout

The Making of The Pirates! Art, craft and sea-monsters in Aardman’s new stop-motion feature film

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A look behind the production scenes of The Pirates! Band of Misfits, presented by Peter Lord.

How do you get from script to finished film? All the different stages are decrypted: storyboard, recording, previs, etc. The work of Artistic Director, Norman Garwood, will also be discussed, along with set building and dressing, character design, etc.


The Pirates! Band of Misfits is a swashbuckling adventure comedy for all the family, based on the books by Gideon Defoe.

Follow the story of this motley crew as they sail the seven seas in search of adventure.