The creator of everyone’s favorite, Minions, Pierre is a filmmaker, animation artist, and voice artist. Pierre was born on 16th March 1967. He was born to a diplomat and an Indonesian writer, Yves Coffin and Nh. Dini respectively. He knew his love for animation and thus worked towards it. He started his animation schooling at Gobelins animation school in Paris. Later, he worked at a London-based 2D facility, Amblimation and worked on We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story. Followed by freelancing he worked as an animator at a French studio,
where he was later declared as the animation supervisor. His directorial debut was a 1997 film, Pings followed by commercials for Mac Guff and Paris Promotion Pictures. He worked for a TV series TF1 and created the characters, Pat and Stan.
In 2010, he came up with his most famous franchise of Despicable Me. He directed the Despicable Me and Despicable Me:2 with
and Despicable Me Spin-off, Minions with
. Apart from direction, he’s also the person behind the voices of minions.