Title
9
Director
Shane Acker
Composer
Deborah Lurie Danny Elfman 1953-
Producer
Tim Burton
Language
English
Parallel title
Nine
Publisher
A Film, 2010
1 dvd-video
Playing time
80 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Engels
EAN
8716777929360 8716777932018 8716777933411

About Shane Acker

Shane Richard Acker (born 1971 in Wheaton, Illinois) is an American animator, film director, screenwriter and animation teacher known for directing 9, which is based on his 2005 Academy Award-nominated short film, of the same title. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles.

Early life

As a child Acker was hyperactive, so his parents encouraged him to draw. Acker originally set a goal of becoming an architect; he earned a bachelor's degree in architecture from the University of Florida in 1994 as well as a master's degree from the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture.

Career

Upon graduating in 1999, he decided to become a film-maker and went to study at UCLA's Animation Workshop. There he created The Hangnail, The Astounding Talents of Mr. Grenade, and 9, and earned in 2004 a master's degree in animation. His original short titled 9Read more on Wikipedia