Pierre Coffin Biography

Activities Actor, Director, Executive Producer
Real name Pierre-Louis Padang Coffin
Nationality France

Birth March 15, 1967 (Paris – France)

Pierre-Louis Padang Coffin, known simply as Pierre Coffin , is a French animator and director, born March 15, 1967, in Paris, France. Son of a French diplomat and a novelist of Indian origin, Pierre studied animation at Gobelins, L’École de L’Image in Paris, and then got a job at the Amblin studio, in its London branch, where he worked as an animator. 2D. Shortly after, he worked at the French animation studio Ex Machina, creating animation for films and commercials. After two well-known animated short films, Pierre was hired for his first project in the United States, the animated film Despicable Me (2010), with which he achieved worldwide recognition and success. Coffin has directed all the films in the saga, the two sequels to the original and the spin off Minions (2015), as well as the animated series Pat et Stanley (2004-2017).

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