Paul Driessen

Portrait Paul Driessen

Paul Driessen was born in 1940 in the Netherlands. After graduating from art school, he joined Cinecartooncentre, a small animation studio near Amsterdam. A few years later, he went to London to work on the Beatles’ feature The Yellow Submarine. In the seventies, Driessen moved to Canada, where he made many award-winning animated films. In 2000 3 Misses, a Dutch production, earned him an Oscar nomination. Recently he made his debut as a writer/illustrator with The Fiddle Fumble Stories series. They reflect the playful ideas Paul Driessen frequently explores in his films.