Peter Lord

Co-owner and Creative Director Aardman Animations

PETER LORD is Creative Director of Aardman Animations which he co-founded in 1972 with his long-time collaborator David Sproxton. Aardman is now owned by its employees. 

In 1976, their breakthrough success was with the clay character Morph.

As a director, Peter has been honoured with three Academy Award® nominations for Adam in 1992, for Wat’s Pig in 1996 and for his first solo feature The Pirates! Band of Misfits in 2013.

Peter is Executive Producer on the studio’s most recent release: Chicken Run, Dawn of the Nugget, directed by Sam Fell, and also on the new Wallace and Gromit movie.