David Sproxton, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Aardman

DAVID SPROXTON is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Aardman. Together with co-founder Peter Lord, he has overseen the development of the company from a two-man partnership to one of the pre-eminent animation houses in the industry. Their first professional creation was the character ‘Morph’.

David Sproxton spent 3 years on the Board of the UK Film Council and is on the board of Encounters Festival (Bristol’s celebration of Short film).

David’s most recent film credits are as Executive Producer on Aardman’s recent hit film Shaun the Sheep Movie and Nick Park’s animated comedy adventure ‘Early Man’.

FMX is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the City of Stuttgart and MFG Baden-Wuerttemberg, taking place in cooperation with the VES Visual Effects Society and ACM SIGGRAPH. FMX is an event by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by Animationsinstitut, hosting the Animation Production Days (APD), a joint venture with the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS).

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