Adam Elliot

Adam Elliot

Official Website
adamelliot.com.au/Adam_Elliot.html
Birthday1972-01-02
AgeHe is 45 years old
Birth Sign
GenderMale
His Parents
Adam Elliot's mother's and father's name are Noel Elliot and Valerie Elliot
Alias for Adam Elliot
known other names for Adam Elliot
Who is Adam Elliot?
Adam Elliot is an independent Australian stop-motion animation writer and director based in Melbourne, Australia. His five films have collectively participated in over six-hundred film festivals and have received over one hundred awards, including an Oscar for Harvie Krumpet and the Annecy Cristal for Mary and Max. Elliot calls himself an auteur filmmaker and each of his films have a bittersweet nature to them. Based loosely on his family and friends, Elliot calls each of his works a Clayography – clay animated biography. Utilising a large team of animators and modelmakers each film takes several 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 Pictures, 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 Bana, William McInnes and Barry Humphries.
Education
He went to the following schools
  • University of Melbourne Faculty of VCA and MCM
Receives Awards
  • Academy Award for Best Short Film (Animated) - 76th Academy Awards
  • Anima Mundi Animation Festival Audience Award for Best Film - Rio de Janeiro
  • Annecy International Animated Film Festival Cristal Award for Best Feature - Mary and Max
  • Annecy International Animated Film Festival Audience Award - Harvie Krumpet
  • Annecy International Animated Film Festival FIPRESCI Prize - Harvie Krumpet
  • Aspen Shortsfest Jury Award for Short Short - Best of Category
  • Annecy International Animated Film Festival Special Jury Award - Harvie Krumpet
  • Aspen Shortsfest Jury Award for Short Short - Best of Category
  • Australian Directors Guild Award for Best Direction in a Feature Film - Mary and Max
  • Aspen Shortsfest Jury Award for Short Short - Best of Category