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. All of their films are among the highest-grossing stop-motion films. Their debut, Chicken Run (2000), is their top-grossing film. It is the highest-grossing stop-motion film of all time.
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).
He has also directed the films Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and Early Man.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Aardman". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on 25 June 2018. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ "Aaardman – Company History". Archived from the original on 24 August 2020. Retrieved 12 October 2011.