Cracking animation

Peter Lord (author), Brian Sibley (author)
Cracking animation
Peter Lord Brian Sibley
Rev. and updated ed.
London: Thames & Hudson, 2004 | Other editions
223 p. : ill.
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798.85 (SISO) Film ; Filmtechniek (ZIZO)

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About Peter Lord

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Peter Lord CBE (born 4 November 1953) is an English animator, director, producer and co-founder of the Academy Award-winning Aardman Animations studio, an animation firm best known for its clay-animated films and shorts, particularly those featuring plasticine duo Wallace and Gromit. He also directed The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! which was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 85th Academy Awards.

Lord is the executive producer of every Aardman work, including Chicken Run, Arthur Christmas and Flushed Away.

Life and career

Lord was born in Bristol, England. In co-operation with David Sproxton, a friend of his youth, he realised his dream of "making and taking an animated movie". He graduated in English from the University of York in 1976. He and Sproxton founded Aardman as a low-budget backyard studio, producing shorts and trailer…Read more on Wikipedia