Nick Park (born December 6, 1958) is a British director, writer and animator who is best known as the creator of Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep.
Nick Park was educated at Sheffield Hallam University (UK), formerly Sheffield City Polytechinc. This is where he started making the first Wallace and Gromit film called "A Grand Day Out", he was later hired by Aardman Animations working on famous projects like Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" music video and his Oscar winning short "Creature Comforts". In the following and more recent years he worked close to his clay duo of Wallace and Gromit with films like "The Wrong Trousers", "A Close Shave", "The Curse of the Were Rabbit" and "A Matter of Loaf and Death" and animated on the blockbuster feature "Chicken Run".
In the episode, "Angry Dad: The Movie", he is seated next to Bart at the Oscars where both Bart and himself have been nominated for Best Short Film. His short film is a parody of his most famous creation Wallace and Gromit.
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