Former Aardman and Rhythm + Hues talent Michael Wright has joined the roster at New York-based mixed media and animation production company Curious Pictures.
Based in the U.K., Wright has been involved in television programming, TV commercials, short films and music videos for more than twenty years, first as a production designer, then as an acclaimed commercial director. His role as production designer on such groundbreaking work as the Academy Award-winning short film CREATURE COMFORTS and the highly acclaimed Peter Gabriel music video SLEDGEHAMMER helped establish him with a worldwide audience. In addition, Wright has directed a number of well-received short films that have screened at multiple film festivals, including Cannes.
Joining Curious Pictures gives Wright the opportunity to continue directing commercials, as well as to keep his hand in a variety of media and genres ranging from short films to web shorts to broadcast promotion.