Chris Renaud
Chris Renaud
Chris Renaud is an American illustrator and film-maker. He was nominated for an Academy Award for the 2006 animated short No Time for Nuts, which featured the character Scrat from the computer animated Ice Age films. Most recently, he directed Despicable Me, starring the voice of Steve Carell, which debuted #1 at the U.S. box office on July 9th, 2010. After graduating from Syracuse University with an illustration degree, Renaud began work as a graphic designer in the sports entertainment industry. He has created logo designs and mascot characters for NFL Properties, the NBA, and Foot Locker, among others. After working as a designer and illustrator for a variety of publications and agencies, Chris began drawing and writing comic books. Working for both Marvel Comics and DC Comics, his notable projects include illustrating Marvel's Starfleet Academy and pitching the original story concept that evolved into Batman: Cataclysm. This yearlong tale across all Batman-related comics resulted in increased sales and visibility for the renowned character. As the production designer on the Disney Channels’ The Book of Pooh, Renaud transitioned into the world of children’s television. Since that groundbreaking project, he has been able to design virtual sets and puppet characters for Bear in the Big Blue House, Lazy Town, Curious Pictures, Sony Animation, and many more. With the new show It's a Big Big World, currently airing on PBS, he took the lead role in the visual development and design of every aspect of this Emmy-nominated children’s program. Renaud worked for Blue Sky Studios as a story artist on such films as Robots, Ice Age: The Meltdown, and the Dr. Seuss classic Horton Hears A Who!. He also wrote and co-directed the animated short No Time for Nuts, which received an Annie Award and a 2007 Oscar nomination within the animated short films category. It was also included in the Animation Show of Shows in 2006. Renaud works for Illumination Entertainment and lives in Paris, France. He directed Despicable Me, starring Steve Carell, which was released in the U.S. on July 9, 2010.
Known For Acting
Most Rating 28.33
Birthday 1966-12-05
Place of Birth Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Also Known As Кріс Рено,
Despicable Me
2010

Despicable Me

The Lorax
2012

The Lorax

Despicable Me 2
2013

Despicable Me 2

Competition
2015

Competition

Cro Minion
2015

Cro Minion

Illumination 7 Mini-Movie Collection
2014

Illumination 7 Mini-Movie Collection

The Secret Life of Pets
2016

The Secret Life of Pets

Norman Television
2016

Norman Television

Sing
2016

Sing

Despicable Me 3
2017

Despicable Me 3

Wagon Ho!
2012

Wagon Ho!

Forces of Nature
2012

Forces of Nature

Christmas in Love
2018

Christmas in Love

The Secret Life of Pets 2
2019

The Secret Life of Pets 2

Illumination Presents: 10 Minion Mini-Movies
2019

Illumination Presents: 10 Minion Mini-Movies

Toying with the Holidays
2021

Toying with the Holidays

Sing 2
2021

Sing 2

Minions & More Volume 2
2022

Minions & More Volume 2

Minions & More 1
2022

Minions & More 1

Serenade
2012

Serenade

Despicable Me 4
2024

Despicable Me 4