Preston-born animator Nick Park has seen one of his creations nominated for an Oscar award.
Shaun the Sheep Movie is up for Best Animated Feature Film at this year’s awards - a film of which Mr Park was an executive producer.
Mr Park, who also created Wallace and Gromit, will see his film compete against Anomalisa, Inside Out, Boy and the Wild and When Marnie Was There.
He is also credited as voicing himself in the film. The awards take place on February 28.