Mark Burton


Mark Burton co-wrote and co-directed SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE for Aardman Animations and Studio Canal. It was nominated for Best Animated Film in both the BAFTAs and Oscars in 2015. Previous film credits include GNOMEO & JULIET (Rocket/Disney), ALIENS IN THE ATTIC (Fox), WALLACE & GROMIT IN THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT (Aardman/Dreamworks), which won an Oscar in 2006 for Best Animated Feature and a BAFTA for Best British Film, and MADAGASCAR (Dreamworks) which was based on an original idea by Mark Burton and Billy Frolick. He has worked on numerous comedy television programmes such as POWER MONKEYS, BALLOT MONKEYS, HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU, NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS and ROOM 101, and he wrote the television adaptation of John O’Farrell’s novel MAY CONTAIN NUTS (Tiger Aspect/ITV).

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