Harry Cripps Books & Biography
Born in Sydney, Australia, Harry Cripps attended the Victorian College of Arts in Melbourne. After he graduated, he started creating, writing and directing plays in Melbourne and Sydney, and developing TV series for Fox Studios Australia.
His original comedy series, Supernova, aired on the BBC. He has written several Australian screenplays, including the children's film Paws, and co-wrote the animated feature The Magic Pudding. From 2012 to 2017 he was employed at Dreamworks Animation in Los Angeles, where he developed his own original screenplay Larrikins and collaborated on Kung Fu Panda 3. Most recently he won the Australian Writers Guild Award for Feature Film - Adaptation, for Penguin Bloom, which he co-wrote with Shaun Grant. In the same year he co-wrote the adaptation of The Dry for the big screen.
Based in Hollywood, he is currently directing his first animated feature Back To The Outback, for Netflix, which he also wrote and developed.