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Director Chris Renaud has established himself as a heavyweight in the world of animation following the phenomenal box office success of recent movies Despicable Me (2010), Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012) and Despicable Me 2 (2013). Along with Pierre Coffin and Eric Guillon, he also co-created the iconic Minion characters featured in the Despicable Me ... See full bio »

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Despicable Me 2
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Despicable Me
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 2017 Despicable Me 3 (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2015 Binky Nelson Unpacified (Video short) (executive producer)
 2015 Cro Minion (Video short) (executive producer)
 2015 Minions: Mini-Movie - Competition (Short) (executive producer)
 2015 Minions (executive producer)
 2013 Puppy (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Training Wheels (Video short) (executive producer)
 2012 Forces of Nature (Video short) (executive producer)
 2012 Serenade (Video short) (executive producer)
 2012 Wagon Ho! (Video short) (executive producer)
 2010 Banana (Short) (executive producer)
 2010 Despicable Me: Minion Madness (Video short) (executive producer)
 2010 Home Makeover (Short) (executive producer)
 2010 Orientation Day (Short) (executive producer)
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