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'Early Man' Director Nick Park on Jeffrey Katzenberg, Brexit, and the Stop-Motion Renaissance

Nick Park is one of the living legends of modern animation and it's very exciting to have a new project from him. The British filmmaker, a four-time Oscar winner (!), utilized the somewhat outdated notion of stop-motion animation, revamping it for a new generation and taking it into an entirely new direction, with his "Wallace and Gromit" films and "Chicken Run." Stop-motion, the slightly creepy process that had previously been used to bring creatures like living skeletons and skyscraper-climbing apes to life, was now warm, funny, and relatable.
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