A Close ShaveYear : 1996
Winning Category : Best Film Over 15 minutes
Director: Nick Park and Producer: Aardman Animations
Love blossoms in the course of Wallace and Gromit’s latest business, a window cleaning service, when Wallace meets customer Wendolene Ramsbottom. Little do they know that a lamb is hiding in their house after escaping from the clutches of evil sheep rustlers. In the ensuing adventure, Gromit is framed and receives a life sentence for sheep abductions. Will this be the end of one of the most successful comic partnerships of all time, or will Wallace succeed in his attempt to save Gromit and bring the real culprit to justice?
Awarded prize artwork by Graham Ralph