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Chris Renaud

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Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Chris Renaud is an American illustrator and film-maker. He was nominated for an Academy Award for the 2006 animated short No Time for Nuts, which featured the character Scrat from the computer animated Ice Age films. Most recently, he directed Despicable Me, starring the voice of Steve Carell, which debuted #1 at the U.S. box office on July 9th, 2010. After graduating from Syracuse University with an illustration degree, Renaud began work as a graphic designer in the sports entertainment industry. He has created logo designs and mascot characters for NFL Properties, the NBA, and Foot Locker, among others. After working as a designer and illustrator for a variety of publications and agencies, Chris began drawing and writing comic books. Working for both Marvel Comics and DC Comics, his notable projects include illustrating Marvel's Starfleet Academy and pitching the original story concept that evolved into Batman: Cataclysm. This yearlong tale across all Batman-related comics resulted in increased sales and visibility for the renowned character. As the production designer on the Disney Channels’ The Book of Pooh, Renaud transitioned into the world of children’s television. Since that groundbreaking project, he has been able to design virtual sets and puppet characters for Bear in the Big Blue House, Lazy Town, Curious Pictures, Sony Animation, and many more. With the new show It's a Big Big World, currently airing on PBS, he took the lead role in the visual development and design of every aspect of this Emmy-nominated children’s program. Renaud worked for Blue Sky Studios as a story artist on such films as Robots, Ice Age: The Meltdown, and the Dr. Seuss classic Horton Hears A Who!. He also wrote and co-directed the animated short No Time for Nuts, which received an Annie Award and a 2007 Oscar nomination within the animated short films category. It was also included in the Animation Show of Shows in 2006. Renaud works for Illumination Entertainment and lives in Paris, France. He directed Despicable Me, starring Steve Carell, which was released in the U.S. on July 9, 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article Chris Renaud(animator), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Despicable Me

Despicable Me

Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.

2010-07-09
The Lorax

The Lorax

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

2012-03-01
Despicable Me 2

Despicable Me 2

Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

2013-07-03
Minions: Cro Minion

Minions: Cro Minion

Two minions have to babysit a little Neanderthal baby. Short #2 from the 'Minions: 3 Mini-Movie Collection'.

2015-12-08
Minions: Cro Minion

Minions: Cro Minion

Two minions have to babysit a little Neanderthal baby. Short #2 from the 'Minions: 3 Mini-Movie Collection'.

2015-12-08
Minions: Competition

Minions: Competition

Two minions working in a bomb lab get competitive. Short #1 from the 'Minions: 3 Mini-Movie Collection'.

2015-12-08
Illumination 7 Mini-Movie Collection

Illumination 7 Mini-Movie Collection

7 mini-movies starring your favorite characters from Despicable Me, HOP and Dr. Seuss' The Lorax come together in 1 exciting collection! It's fun the whole family can enjoy again and again!

2014-04-01
The Secret Life of Pets

The Secret Life of Pets

The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.

2016-07-08
Norman Television

Norman Television

Norman, a lost guinea pig, wanders in the pipe through apartments in New York, and his main recreation during his adventure is to see how the apartment residents live - with popcorn and remote controls.

2016-12-06
Sing

Sing

A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.

2016-12-21
Despicable Me 3

Despicable Me 3

Gru and his wife Lucy must stop former '80s child star Balthazar Bratt from achieving world domination.

2017-06-30