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Adam Elliot

Crew | * 01/02/1972 (47) | Berwick, Victoria, Australia
Adam Elliot (born 2 January 1972 in Berwick, Victoria, Australia) is an independent Australian stop-motion animation writer, director and producer based in Melbourne, Australia. His five films have collectively participated in over seven hundred film festivals and have received over one hundred awards, including an Academy Award for Harvie Krumpet and five Annecy Cristals. Elliot calls himself an auteur filmmaker and each of his films have a bittersweet nature to them. He does not engage with commercial work and works exclusively on his own film projects. Based loosely on his family and friends, Elliot calls each of his works a Clayography – clay animated biography. Each film takes up to five years to complete. He is noted for his use of traditional 'in-camera' techniques, which means every prop set and character is a 'real' miniature handcrafted object. Elliot does not use digital additions or computer generated imagery to enhance his visual aesthetic. His company, Adam Elliot Clayographies, produce the films and Elliot’s work practices adhere to the French auteur methodology. Each film has been voiced by notable actors including, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Toni Collette, Geoffrey Rush, Eric Ban... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Animation

Known for these Movies & Shows

Cousin

Certification unknown

1998 | 3.5/5 | 4min
 

Mary and Max

NR

2009 | 3.9/5 | 1h 32min
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Harvie Krumpet

Certification unknown

2003 | 3.7/5 | 23min

Awards & Nominations for Adam Elliot

Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film

Movies with Adam Elliot as Crew(14)

Directing/Director2015 Ernie Biscuit
Writing/Screenplay2015 Ernie Biscuit
Crew/Cinematography2015 Ernie Biscuit
Directing/Director2009 Mary and Max
Art/Production Design2009 Mary and Max
Writing/Writer2009 Mary and Max
Directing/Director2003 Harvie Krumpet
Writing/Writer2003 Harvie Krumpet
Directing/Director2000 Brother
Writing/Writer2000 Brother
Directing/Director1998 Cousin
Writing/Writer1998 Cousin
Directing/Director1996 Uncle
Writing/Writer1996 Uncle

Additional Information

Full Name: Adam Elliot
Citizenship: Australia
Born: 01/02/1972 in Berwick (current age: 47)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Victorian College of the Arts
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:32412, Added: 05/09/2018, Last updated: 01/06/2019