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Overview (2)

Born in Auckland, New Zealand
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Andrew Adamson was born on December 1, 1966 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a producer and writer, known for Shrek 2 (2004), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) and Shrek (2001). He has been married to Gyulnara Karaeva since January 16, 2016. He was previously married to Nikki Donald.

Spouse (2)

Gyulnara Karaeva (16 January 2016 - present)
Nikki Donald (? - ?) ( 2 children)

Trade Mark (10)

Lyrical style of Camerawork during emotional scenes
Extensive use of diffused sunlight during important scenes
Beautiful scenic forest visuals
Use of blue filters during night scenes
Aerial tracking shots
During battle sequences scene cuts to some another important event and eventually returns back later from where it left.
Heavy use of special effects in his Films
Often incorporates Wideangled Handheld Camera shots during Action sequences
During Battle sequences infuses close up shots of protagionists using Handheld Camera.
His films often start with some sort of journey or escape

Trivia (6)

Named among Fade In Magazine's "100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know" in 2005.
Made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Was a visual effects supervisor in films before becoming a film director.
Adam means "Man" in Hebrew. Andrew is the Greek form.
Adamson is married to Cirque Du Soleil performer, Gyulnara Karaeva and has two daughters, Isabelle & Sylvie.
Adamson married Cirque Du Soleil performer Gyulnara Karaeva in a small private ceremony in Fiji, in January 2016.

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