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Name  Nico Marlet

Role  Production Designer
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Full Name  Nicolas Jean Jacques Marlet
Awards  Annie Award for Best Character Design in a Feature Production
Similar People  John Stevenson, Mark Osborne, Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Carlos Grangel

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Nicolas "Nico" Marlet is a French-American animation artist, character designer and skilled drummer. He is well known for his character design work in the Dreamworks films Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon, although early in his career he worked on Disney television shows such as TaleSpin and DuckTales. He also worked on an unproduced animated version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats. His work has appeared in several "art of" books, including The Art of Kung Fu Panda, The Art of How to Train Your Dragon, The Art of Bee Movie, and his own limited edition sketchbook containing some of his personal works.


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Animation credits

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  • DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (animator) - 1990
  • TaleSpin – Plunder & Lightning (animator) - 1990
  • We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (animator) - 1993
  • Balto (character designer, supervising animator: "Muk and Luk") - 1995
  • The Prince of Egypt (character designer) - 1998
  • The Road to El Dorado (character designer, supervising animator: "Armadillo") - 2000
  • Monsters, Inc. (visual development) - 2001
  • Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (character designer) - 2003
  • Madagascar (character designer) - 2005
  • Over the Hedge (character designer) - 2006
  • Bee Movie (character designer) - 2007
  • French Roast (character designer) - 2008
  • Kung Fu Panda (character designer) - 2008
  • Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five (character designer) - 2008
  • How to Train Your Dragon (character designer) - 2010
  • Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special (character designer )- 2010
  • Kung Fu Panda 2 (character designer) - 2011
  • Book of Dragons (character designer) - 2011
  • Dragons: Riders of Berk (character designer for 1 episode) - We Are a Family Part II - 2013

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