David Sproxton

David Sproxton is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Aardman. Together with co-founder Peter Lord, he has overseen the development of the company from a two-man partnership to one of the pre-eminent animation houses in the industry. David has served as a producer, director or cinematographer on a number of animated projects at Aardman. David co-produced Aardman’s first feature film Chicken Run, Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Wererabbit, Flushed Away, made in association with DreamWorks. David is co-producer of both Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists and Arthur Christmas, Aardman’s features produced in association with Sony Pictures. He is also co-producer on Shaun the Sheep The Movie, produced with via a new collaboration with StudioCanal. He has also been involved in the many TV projects the studio has produced including Shaun the Sheep, Timmy Time and the Wallace & Gromit TV specials. David was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2006 Birthday Honours list.

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