Won 4 Oscars.
Another 52 wins & 23 nominations.
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(TV Series) (executive producer - 37 episodes)
- Timmy the Hero
... (executive producer: Aardman Animations Ltd)
Created a number of claymation commercials for Burger King.
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Nick Park CBE
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Plasticine was available when I was a teenager and started doing animation. I wanted to be like Disney, trying to film with plastic cels, but it was all too expensive. I didn't have enough money to buy cels, at least not enough to make more than four-and-half seconds of animation. But Plasticine was around, user-friendly and available to the masses. It was great because all you needed was camera,...
In a radio interview, he said that Wallace's references to Wensleydale cheese in the film A Close Shave
(1995) unintentionally saved a small British cheese maker from bankruptcy. Interest in the cheese was sparked by the film, and one of the few makers of that cheese suddenly found itself with numerous requests for the cheese, saving it from financial ruin.
His films always have some sort of machine that plays a major part in the film's climax.