Nick Park Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


17th October 2007

Fact: The creator of Wallace And Gromit, Nick Park, is auctioning off the inspiration behind the animated duo's van which appeared in THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT to raise funds for the Wallace and Gromit Children's Foundation. The 1958 Austin A35 is available to bidders on eBay.


7th March 2006

Fact: Nick Park and Steve Box, the co-creators of WALLACE + GROMIT IN THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT, wore brightly coloured bow ties by British designer Paul Smith during the Oscar ceremony. Box's wife made identical small bow ties for their Oscar statuettes on the way to the award show.


6th March 2006

Fact: WALLACE + GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT directors Nick Park and Steve Box celebrated their Best Animated Feature Oscar win last night (05MAR06) by giving their statuettes colourful bow-ties to match their own over-sized accessories.


21st February 2006

Fact: <p>Animation genius Nick Park and his co-director Steve Box celebrated the BAFTA success of WALLACE + GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT - by placing a giant inflatable GROMIT statue in London's historical Trafalgar Square. The movie was named Outstanding British Film of the Year at Sunday's (19FEB06) star-studded ceremony. </p>


20th February 2006

Quote: <p>"This is just amazing. I was just so delighted to be nominated alongside all the proper films tonight, I never thought I'd be up here." Oscar-winning animator Nick Park was delighted to see WALLACE + GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT beat The Constant Gardener and PRIDE + PREJUDICE to the Best British Film Award. </p>


19th February 2006

Quote: <p>"This is just amazing. I was just so delighted to be nominated alongside all the proper films tonight, I never thought I'd be up here." Oscar-winning animator Nick Park was delighted to see WALLACE + GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT beat The Constant Gardener and PRIDE + PREJUDICE to the Best British Film Award. </p>


16th February 2006

Fact: <p>Nick Park's Oscar-nominated animation Wallace And Gromit: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT was originally called THE CURSE OF THE VEGE-BURGLARS because of the main character who raids allotments. </p>


1st February 2006

Quote: <p>"You make the film for its own sake really - you don't make the film for this reason, it's just a great bonus." WALLACE AND GROMIT AND THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT creator Nick Park is philosophical about his Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature Film Of The Year. </p>


8th September 2005

Fact: <p>Funnyman John Cleese is writing a film about cavemen, called CRUDE AWAKENING for Nick Park's Aardman Animation. The WALLACE + GROMIT creator hopes to turn Cleese's script into a claymation movie. </p>


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