Aurélien Predal

ABOUT

 
 

Aurélien Predal is a French production designer, concept artist and character designer working in the animation industry for more than 10 years. He graduated from Gobelins in 2006 with the short film "Burning Safari", and has since collaborated with studios such as Aardman Animations, Sony Pictures animation, DreamWorks, Laika and Illumination among others.


He is currently living in London, UK, surrounded by exotic plants and a giant cat.

 

 

RESUME / CLIENTS:


LOCKSMITH ANIMATION current
Production Designer - "Ron's Gone Wrong" - Feature (in production)

AARDMAN ANIMATIONS
Character/Set design - "Shaun the Sheep 2" - Feature film (in production)
Visual development   - "Chicken Run 2" - Feature film (in development)
Visual development   - "Early Man" - Feature film
Visual development   - "Various Untitled Projects" -  Feature films (in development or cancelled)
Visual development   - "The Abominables" - Feature film (cancelled)
Visual development   - "Tottington Hall" - Tv show (in development)
Colour designer          - "Special Delivery" - Google Spotlight Short film
Visual development   - "Ray's Big Idea" - Short Film

SONY PICTURE ANIMATIONS
Visual development - "Hotel Transylvania 3" - Feature film (in production)
Visual development - "Puppy" - Short film
Visual development - "Can You Imagine" - Feature film (cancelled)
Visual development - "Hotel Transylvania 2" - Feature film
Visual development - "Popeye" - Feature film (cancelled)

LAIKA
Visual development - "Untitled Project 6" - Feature film (in development)

IllUMINATION
Concept artist - "SING" - Feature film
Painter - "Despicable Me" - Feature film

DREAMWORKS
Visual development - "Penguins of Madagascar" - Feature film

MAGIC LIGHT
Set designer/ Color keys - "Highway Rat" - TV special
Lead color concept artist - "Revolting Rhymes" - TV specials
Color key artist - "Room on the Broom" - TV special
Color key artist - "The Gruffalo's Child" - TV Special

ON ANIMATION
Character Designer   - "The Little Prince"- Feature film
Production Designer - "Mune: Guardian of the Moon"- Feature film
CGI character animator - "9- Feature film

REEL FX/HEADLESS
Visual development - "W.I.S.H. Police" - Feature film (in production)

PASSION PICTURES
Matte painter - "Monkey Bizness" - Web Series trailer
Set design/Colour keys - "The Greatest Gift" - Commercial

NICKELODEON
Visual development  - "Albert" - TV special
Set design - "Pinky & Malinky" - TV show

CARTOON NETWORK
Visual development - "Verne on Vacation" - TV Special (cancelled)

FINALEMENT
Production designer - "Tistou of the Green Thumbs" - Feature film (in development)

TIMTOM FILMS / MIKROS
Title Sequence Color-Script - "Asterix: The Mansion of the Gods" - Feature film

BIBO FILMS
Color key artist - "A Monster in Paris" - Feature film

KAWA Animation
Production Designer/ Character Designer - "BATZ- Short film

WANDA / EMI MUSIC
Production designer - "Dr Tom" - Album covers + video clips

EXHIBITIONS/PUBLICATIONS:
Totoro Forest Project
Sketchtravel link
A Monster in Paris, Arludik gallery link
Art of Aardman Exhibition, Art Ludique Museum link
Hommage à Satoshi Kon link
The Art of the Penguin of Madagascar
The Little Prince: the art of the movie
The Art and Making of Hotel Transylvania 2
Cracking Animation; The Aardman Book of 3-D Animation
Shaun in Shibuya link


EDUCATION:
2003-2006: GOBELINS, l'école de l'image - student film "Burning Safari"
2012-2013: Atelier de Sèvres
2002: Scientific Baccalauréat (A level), lycée ENREA Newton