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Christopher Sadler Net Worth

Christopher Sadler Net Worth is
$18 Million

Christopher Sadler Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Chris Sadler (born 1970) is an award-winning British Animator, director and writer. He is primarily known for his work on Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run, Rex the Runt, Cracking Contraptions, Creature Comforts and Shaun the Sheep.He completed his secondary education at Codsall High School, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, leaving in 1989 having passed four A levels. He then joined a one year art and design foundation course at Stafford College before moving to Bristol and embarking on a Graphic Design degree at University of the West of England. Although he originally focused on illustration, Sadler later turned his hand to stop motion animation. He graduated in 1993.He began his professional career as a freelance model/set builder before returning to animation. During the 1990s he worked for various film production companies including Bolex Brothers and Elm Road Studios in Bristol, Aaagh Animations in Cardiff and Gnome Productions in Wellington, New Zealand.He first worked for Aardman Animations in 1994 as a freelance animator and model maker, working on several commercials and the pilot episode for Richard Goleszowski’s Rex the Runt series. This led to him being given his first chance to direct when the second series went into production in 2001. In 1999 he was a member of the animation team on Robbie the Reindeer for the BBC, his last independent production before joining Aardman.He became a full-time Aardman staff member in November 2000 and enjoyed several roles during his time there, including key/character animator on the stop frame feature film projects, "Chicken Run", "Curse of the WereRabbit" and "The Pirates! In an adventure with Scientists!" He joined the Shaun the Sheep team in late 2005, helping to develop the look and animation style of the series and was director of ten episodes. He was made series director for the second series of forty episodes, which completed production in March 2010.After the filming of "The Pirates! In an adventure with Scientists!" completed in December 2011, he returned to direct five more episodes of "Shaun the Sheep" series 3.Chris left Aardman Animations in August 2012.Chris married Sarah Sadler in March 2011. Their son Jasper was born in July 2011.After leaving Aardman he subsequently worked on ToonsTV programmes Angry Birds Toons and Piggy Tales.
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Date Of Birth1970-01-01
ProfessionDirector, Animation Department, Writer

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Piggy Tales2014TV Series 5 episodes
Angry Birds Toons2013-2014TV Series 12 episodes
Shaun the SheepTV Series short 12 episodes, 2007 series director - 19 episodes, 2007 - 2010
Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Contraptions2002TV Series short 1 episode
Rex the Runt2001TV Series 3 episodes

Animation Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Piggy Tales2014TV Series story artist - 1 episode
Angry Birds ToonsTV Series story artist - 1 episode, 2013 story supervisor - 1 episode, 2013
The Pirates! Band of Misfits2012character lead animator
A Matter of Loaf and Death2008Short character animator
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit2005key animator
Creature Comforts2003TV Series animator - 13 episodes
Chicken Run2000additional key animator
Rex the Runt1998-1999TV Series key animator - 13 episodes

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Angry Birds ToonsTV Series 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015 written by - 2 episodes, 2013
Piggy Tales2014TV Series 5 episodes
Shaun the SheepTV Series short writer - 1 episode, 2010 written by - 1 episode, 2009
Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Contraptions2002TV Series short 1 episode

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Piggy Tales2014TV Series story artist - 4 episodes

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Angry Birds GO!2013Video GameChronicler Pig
Soldier Soldier1995TV SeriesBo Grisham

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Angry Birds Toons2013TV Series script editor - 1 episode

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2010BAFTA Children's AwardBAFTA AwardsBest AnimationShaun the Sheep (2007)
2007CristalAnnecy International Animated Film FestivalBest TV ProductionShaun the Sheep (2007)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2006AnnieAnnie AwardsBest Character AnimationThe Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

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