"My family's opinion was, `Look, we sold the movie rights 40 years ago. We have no control over this. Hollywood's going to make a movie out of this property, anyway. It's just great that you get to be involved in it,'" Simon Wells said. "I liken it to at least getting to handle the family silver, even though we don't own it anymore."
|Interview with Simon Wells in regards to the filming of The Time Machine.|
wonder how a cartoon characer can hide from another?
"If youíre two-dimensional, the only way to hide from other two-dimensional beings is to somehow escape into a third dimension where they canít see you.Ē
De Montfort University
East Midlands, England
Honours awarded at De Montfort University Leicester summer graduation
Mr Simon Wells HonDArt Film director, Dreamworks Inc
Simon was a lead animator on 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' as well as doing the storyboards and animation on the Maroon Cartoon "Tummy Trouble".
was storyboard artist on Back to the Future 2 and 3.
He is credited as a Future Consultant on #2 and got a Special Thanks credit on #3.
The 'Time Machine' is
a co-production of DreamWorks and Warner Bros. "It's
getting the family hands back on the project," said Wells, who
last directed the animated movie Prince of Egypt. The novel's movie
rights passed out of the family to George Pal in 1955.
Nominated for Annie award
Individual Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production
The Time Machine (2002)
The Box (Project Cancelled)
Casper 2 (1999) (Project Cancelled)
The Prince of Egypt (1998) Co-Director
Balto (1995) Director
We're Back! A Dinosaur's
An American Tail: Fievel
Goes West (1991)
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