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Christopher "Chris" Meledandri (born May 15, 1959) is the founder and the CEO of Illumination Entertainment.

Personal life[]

Meledandri was born in New York City. He is a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He attended Dartmouth College and is a member of the board of trustees at The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut.

Feature Film Filmography[]

Year Film Position Company
2010 Despicable Me Producer Illumination Entertainment
2011 Hop
2012 The Lorax
2013 Despicable Me 2
2015 Minions
2016 The Secret Life of Pets
2017 Despicable Me 3
2018 How the Grinch Stole Christmas
2019 The Secret Life of Pets 2
2022 Minions 2
2021 Sing 2
2023 The Super Mario Bros. Movie
2024 Despicable Me 4

Animated Shorts Filmography[]

Year Film Position Company
2010 Home Makeover Producer Illumination Entertainment
Orientation Day
2011 Brad & Gary
2012 Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem
Wagon Ho!
Forces of Nautre
2013 Puppy
Panic in the Mailroom
Training Wheels
2015 Cro Minion
Binky Nelson Unpacified
2016 Mower Minions
Norman Television
2017 Gunter Babysits
Love at First Sight
Eddie's Life Coach

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