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Andrew Adamson

Andrew Adamson, New Zealand film producer, film director, scriptwriter. Named one of 100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know, Fade Magazine, 2005; recipient New Zealand Order of Merit, 2006.


  • Adamson, Andrew was born on December 1, 1966 in Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Career

    • Computer animator The Mouse That Roared, Auckland, New Zealand, 1985—1986. Design director, senior animator Video Images Ltd., 1986—1991. Member Pacific Data Images, 1991.


    • Technical director (films) Toys, 1992, visual effects supervisor Batman Forever, 1995, A Time to Kill, 1996, Batman & Robin, 1997, director, voice Shrek, 2001 (Audience award, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2001, Best Feature Film, British Academy Film and television Awards, 2001, Annie award, 2001), director, writer, voice Shrek 2, 2004 (Hollywood Film award for Animation of Year, 2004), executive producer, director, writer The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, 2005 (Camie award, Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards, 2006), executive producer, writer Shrek the Third, 2007, producer, director, writer The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, 2008. Executive producer: (films) Ballast, 2008. Director: Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party, 2001.


    • 3 children.
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    Born December 1, 1966
    (age 50)
    • 1985 - 1986
      Computer animator The Mouse That Roared
      Auckland, New Zealand
    • 1986 - 1991
      design director, animator Video Images Limited
    • 1986 - 1991
      senior, animator Video Images Limited
    • 1991
      member, Pacific Data Images