Paul Berry (animator)

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Paul Thomas Berry (13 March 1961 – 26 June 2001)[1] was a stop-motion animator who first worked on Cosgrove Hall's Wind In The Willows before directing the 1991 Oscar-nominated short horror stop-motion animation film The Sandman. In 1992 the film was awarded the Craft Prize for Best Animation at Ottawa International Animation Festival.[2]

Other projects Paul Berry worked on included The Nightmare Before Christmas (animator),[1] James and the Giant Peach (animation supervisor)[1] and Monkeybone (supervising animator).[1]

On June 26, 2001 Berry died due to a brain tumor. He had stayed strong for several months prior to his death. He was 40 years old.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Paul Berry". Retrieved 2013-11-28. 
  2. ^ "Paul Berry : Awards". Retrieved 2013-11-28. 
  3. ^ "Paul Berry Biography". Retrieved 2013-11-28. 

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