Alan was born and educated near Chesterfield in North East Derbyshire. He studied traditional animation at West Surrey College of Art & Design and has worked in all aspects of the animation industry since graduating in 1991. He spent nine years at Aardman Animations in the UK, during which time he animated and directed numerous high-profile ... See full bio »

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Fly Director
Arthur Christmas
Arthur Christmas Animation Department
Predators Animation Department
The Dinosaur Hunters
The Dinosaur Hunters Animation Department


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 2011 Arthur Christmas (senior supervising animator)
 2004 Wild Battlefields (TV Mini-Series documentary) (senior animator - 1 episode)
- Lion Battlefield (2004) ... (senior animator)
 2002 The Dinosaur Hunters (TV Movie) (senior animator)
 2000 Predators (TV Mini-Series documentary) (senior animator - 6 episodes)
- The Ultimate Predators ... (senior animator)
- The Skill to Survive ... (senior animator)
- Special Agents ... (senior animator)
- Nowhere to Hide ... (senior animator)
- Natural Born Killers ... (senior animator)
 1996 Wildlife on One (TV Series documentary) (animation - 1 episode)
- Stoats in the Priory (1996) ... (animation)
 1992 The Fat Slags (TV Mini-Series) (background designer)
  Watership Down (TV Mini-Series) (co-director - 4 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.4 ... (co-director)
- Episode #1.3 ... (co-director)
- Episode #1.2 ... (co-director)
- Episode #1.1 ... (co-director)
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 2017 Macarooned (Short)
 2010 Fly (Short)
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 2017 Macarooned (Short)
 2010 Fly (Short)
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 2011 Arthur Christmas
Elf (voice)
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 2000 Predators (TV Mini-Series documentary) (graphic designer)

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