David Sproxton is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Aardman. Together with co-founder Peter Lord, he has overseen the development of the studio from a two-man partnership to one of the pre-eminent animation houses in the industry, producing films such as “Chicken Run”, “Wallace & Gromit : The Curse of the Wererabbit”, “Flushed Away” and more recently “Shaun the Sheep: Movie”. David and Peter were awarded CBE’s in 2006.
David has served on the board of the Bristol Old Vic, National Film & Television School, @Bristol and currently chairs Encounters Film Festivals. When the weather and time allows David enjoys flying around the sky in a glider.