Nick Park

British animator and filmmaker

Nick Park CBE RDI (born 6 December 1958) is a British stop-motion clay animation creator. He is one of the founders of Aardman Animations.

Aardman films have made $1 billion worldwide and average $147 million per film.[1] All of their films are among the highest-grossing stop-motion films. Their debut, Chicken Run (2000), is their top-grossing film.[1] It is the highest-grossing stop-motion film of all time.[2]

Park has been nominated for an Academy Award a total of six times and won four with Creature Comforts (1989), The Wrong Trousers (1993), A Close Shave (1995) and The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005).[3]

He has also directed the films Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and Early Man.

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Aardman". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on 25 June 2018. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  2. Wheatley, Cliff (17 June 2014). "Top 10 DreamWorks Animation Movies". IGN. Retrieved 26 July 2015. Impressively, Chicken Run is still the highest grossing stop motion animated movie of all time.
  3. "Aaardman – Company History". Archived from the original on 24 August 2020. Retrieved 12 October 2011.