London, UK — Amazing Spectacles, the Animation Production Company that operates within the Prime Focus Group has announced the signing of animation directors Gary Cureton and Andrew Painter. They will join up with existing directors Martyn Pick, Eoin Clarke, Susi Wilkinson, Richard Bazley and Nandita Jain, and mark the next stage of the company’s development as it strengthens its client offering.
Gary Cureton began his career at Aardman Animation writing and directing episodes of Morph as well as animating Wallace & Gromit and numerous commercials. He subsequently made the transition from traditional stop-motion to CG at Jim Henson’s Creature Shop where he worked as an animation director on various projects. After a spell working for MTV in New York, Gary returned to London where he continues to work in both stop-motion and CG, specialising in the making of TV commercials.