Michael Rose - Details


MICHAEL ROSE has enjoyed a long association with Aardman, where he oversees the studio's film and television productions.

In addition, he has co-produced a number of Aardman's short films, winning BAFTA Awards for his work on Nick Park's "A Close Shave" and Steve Box's "Stage Fright." He also served as a producer on Peter Lord's Oscar®-nominated "Wat's Pig" and Peter Peake's Oscar®-nominated "HumDrum." For television, Rose has developed and produced such animated series as Richard Goleszowski's "Rex the Runt" for BBC 2, and "Angry Kid," Darren Walsh's youth-oriented series, which marks Aardman's first exclusive Internet release.

Before joining Aardman in 1994, Rose worked at Britain's Channel 4, buying and programming television series, shorts and feature films. During his tenure there, he developed "TV Heaven," a 13-week archive retrospective of British television, and also ran the "First Frame" slot for new filmmakers.