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Shaun Tan Net Worth

Shaun Tan Net Worth is
$12 Million

Shaun Tan Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Shaun Tan (born 1974) is an Australian illustrator and author of children's books and speculative fiction cover artist. He won an Academy Award for The Lost Thing, a 2011 animated film adaptation of a 2000 picture book he wrote and illustrated. Beside The Lost Thing, The Red Tree and The Arrival are chapterbooks he has written and illustrated.Tan was born in Fremantle, Western Australia and grew up in the northern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia in 1974 and, after freelancing for some years from a studio at Mount Lawley, relocated to Melbourne, Victoria in 2007. In 2006, his wordless graphic novel The Arrival won the "Book of the Year" prize as part of the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards. The same book won the Children's Book Council of Australia "Picture Book of the Year" award in 2007. and the Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Premier's Prize in 2006.Tan was the University of Melbourne's Department of Language Literacy and Arts Education Illustrator In Residence for two weeks through an annual Fellowship offered by the May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust.In 2010, Shaun Tan was the Artist Guest of Honour at the 68th World Science Fiction Convention held in Melbourne, Australia.For his career contribution to "children's and young adult literature in the broadest sense" Tan won the 2011 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award from the Swedish Arts Council, the biggest prize in children's literature.Tan's work has been described as an "Australian vernacular" that is "at once banal and uncanny, familiar and strange, local and universal, reassuring and scary, intimate and remote, guttersnipe and sprezzatura. No rhetoric, no straining for effect. Never other than itself."
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of Birth1974-01-01
Place Of BirthPerth, Western Australia, Australia
ProfessionWriter, Director, Actor
NationalityAustralian

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Lost Thing2010Short book "The Lost Thing" - uncredited / creator

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Lost Thing2010Short co-director

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
15: The Movie2003

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Lost Thing2010Short storyboard artist

Art Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Lost Thing2010Short

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tales from Outer SuburbiaTV Series creative executive announced

Production Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Lost Thing2010Short

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Graphic Novels! Melbourne!2014DocumentaryHimself
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Animated Short Film
Festival Road Trip2011TV Series documentaryDirector, 'The Lost Thing'
'15'2002ShortHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2011OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Short Film, AnimatedThe Lost Thing (2010)
2011Special Jury AwardAspen ShortsfestThe Lost Thing (2010)
2011Best Australian Short FilmFlickerfest International Short Film FestivalBest FilmThe Lost Thing (2010)
2011Best AnimationOjai Film FestivalThe Lost Thing (2010)
2011Bruce Corwin AwardSanta Barbara International Film FestivalBest Animated Short FilmThe Lost Thing (2010)
2010The Annecy CristalAnnecy International Animated Film FestivalThe Lost Thing (2010)
2010AFI AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Short AnimationThe Lost Thing (2010)
2010Animation Jury AwardChicago International Children's Film FestivalShort Animated FilmThe Lost Thing (2010)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2011HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic Presentation - Short FormThe Lost Thing (2010)

2nd Place Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2010Jury AwardPalm Springs International ShortFestBest AnimationThe Lost Thing (2010)

Known for movies


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