Wallace & Gromit Creator Nick Park Talks 'Early Man' in 'Behind the Screen' Podcast

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Celebrated animator Nick Park, the creator of Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep, talks about his latest animated feature Early Man; his home at U.K.-based Aardman Animations, whose founders recently transferred it into employee ownership; and what might be next for Wallace & Gromit in a new episode of The Hollywood Reporter's Behind the Screen podcast series.

Park is a respected veteran of the animation community and a four-time Oscar winner for the animated feature Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and animated shorts Creature Comforts, The Wrong Trousers and A Close Shave. His latest film, Early Man, is a prehistoric era-set story that recently earned seven Annie Award nominations, including for best animated feature and director for Park.

Hosted by THR tech editor Carolyn Giardina, Behind the Screen is a new weekly podcast series that turn the spotlight on acclaimed cinematographers, editors, production designers, composers, VFX supervisors and other leading artists who will take listeners behind Hollywood’s most-talked-about movies.

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