Andrew Adamson MNZM soared to fame for his role in directing the Shrek and Chronicles of Narnia films – the former of which was the first film to win an Academy Award for best animated feature.
Among his numerous major international nominations and awards, Andrew also won international acclaim for his adaptation of Lloyd Jones’ Mister Pip.
Andrew is known for being one of the few special effects artists to have so successfully morphed into a movie director.
In 2006, Andrew was made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to film.
Next, Andrew will reportedly co-write, direct and executive produce Universal’s live-action Curious George movie.
Watch Andrew Adamson accept his award here.