Nick Park

  • Nick Park's Born

    In Lancashire England. Parents Roger, an achitect and Celia. a seamstress.
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    Nick Park

  • Made first Stop Motion Film

    Made first Stop Motion Film
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    At 13, he made his first stop motion "Walter The Rat"
  • Submitted another Creation to BBC's Young Animator's Film Competition

    Submitted another Creation to BBC's Young Animator's Film Competition
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    At 15, he submitted his second creation, "Archie's Concrete Nightmare". It did not win but was aired on BBC2.
  • Hired to Aardman Animations LTD.

    Hired to Aardman Animations LTD.
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    Park studied art at Sheffield Cityh Polytechnic, then moved on to the National Film and Television School. He then began working on his first 35-millimeter Claymation film " A Grand Day Out". This unfinished film caught the eye of the founders of Aardman Anitmations who then hired him.
  • Completed two Stop Motion Films

    Completed two Stop Motion Films
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    Completed "A Grand Day Out" and began and completed "Creature Comforts".
  • Park works with GGK

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    Park works with an advertising agency to create a series of television advertisements for the "Heat Electric" campaign.
  • Nominated for Best Animated Short Film

    Nominated for Best Animated Short Film
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    "A Grand Day Out" and "Creature Comforts' were nominated, "Creature Comforts" won the prize.
  • Created "The Wrong Trousers"

    Created "The Wrong Trousers"
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V21aN0TA4vA
    Recieved an Academy Award
  • Created "A Close Shave"

    Created "A Close Shave"
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    As well as "The Wrong Trousers", won an Academy Award,
  • Worked with DreamWorks Studios

    Worked with DreamWorks Studios
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    Park and Lord co-directed "Chicken Run"
  • Park's father Passed away

    Park's father Passed away
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    Park's father Roger Wulston Park passed away(1925-2004). He was an architectural photographer.
  • Fire at Aardman Animations

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    Fire causes Aardman Animations to lose several Wallace and Gromit sets and story boards.
  • Co-Direct another Wallace and Gromit Film

    Co-Direct another Wallace and Gromit Film
    Steve Box and Nick Park co-direct "The Curse of the Were-Rabbit"
  • Wins Oscar for Short Film

    Wins Oscar for Short Film
    Wins another Oscar for Best Animated Feature for "The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit".
  • Park oversees production of Shaun The Sheep

    Park oversees production of Shaun The Sheep
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    Film based around a character from "A Close Shave"
  • Park commissioned to design statue of Wallace and Gromit

    Park commissioned to design statue of Wallace and Gromit
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    Park is commissioned to design a bronze statue of Wallace and Gromit, which will be placed in his home town.
  • Announced another Wallace and Gromit film to be created

    Announced another Wallace and Gromit film to be created
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    BBC announces the creation of another Wallace and Gromit film to be created entitled "Trouble at Mill". Later retitled "A Matter of Loaf and Death".
  • London Science's Mesuem opens Exhibit

    London Science's Mesuem opens Exhibit
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    "Wallace & Gromit Present: A World of Cracking Ideas". A contest was also created from young artists to show off their crazy and wonderful ideas.
  • Park Earns another Oscar Nomination

    Park Earns another Oscar Nomination
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    Earns Oscar nomination for fourth Wallace and Gromit film: "A Matter of Loaf and Death". Though he didn't win this time.
  • So Far Park has won 4 Academy Awards

    So Far Park has won 4 Academy Awards
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    Park has won an Oscar everytime he has been nominated. His only loss happening when he was nominated twice in one category.
  • Loses Winning Streak for Oscars

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    Park loses his streak when "A Matter of Loaf and Death" fails to win.
  • Park makes an appearance in The Simpsons

    Park makes an appearance in The Simpsons
    Park makes his first ever appearance in The Simpsons.
  • Park Directs a music video

    Park Directs a music video
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    Park directs a music video for "Plain Song".
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQlrvP8DQY0
  • Involved in British Stage Adapation

    Involved in British Stage Adapation
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    Park was involved with the stage adaptation of the animated film "Princess Mononoke".
  • Directing another stop motion film

    Directing another stop motion film
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    Park is directing another Aardman Animations film, entitiled "Early Man" to be released in 2018.