Chris Renaud (born 1966) is an American illustrator and filmmaker. He was nominated for an Academy Award for the 2006 animated short No Time for Nuts, which featured the character Scrat from the computer animated Ice Age films. His most notable work is Despicable Me franchise, in which he co-directed with Pierre Coffin Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2, and lent his voice to The Minions. Along with Henry Selick they are directing the The Wind Waker movie to be released in 2016. He will also voice the Korok, Cyclos, and Beedle in the movie.