In a very, very special episode of Film Stories, four-time Oscar winner Nick Park joins Simon for a conversation about his work and career.
So much is covered here: from the genesis of Wallace & Gromit and the early days trying to break into animation, through to the seven-year journey of A Grand Day Out and being presented an Oscar by Woody Woodpecker.
They also chat about Nick joining Aardman, the making of The Wrong Trousers (now 30 years old, remarkably!), the ramping up to a feature film, the making of Chicken Run, and working alongside DreamWorks. Plus the Wallace & Gromit movie, Early Man, and what he’s up to next…
Image: Bryan Ledgard – https://www.flickr.com/photos/ledgard/383152190, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=35904443
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