Simon Wells

Simon Wells

Director, screenwriter


Simon Wells (born 1961) is an English film director of animation and live-action films. He is the great-grandson of author H. G. Wells. Born in Cambridge, he attended The Perse School and De Montfort University where he studied audio-visual design. Upon graduating he found a job at Richard Williams's studio where he animated commercials and other projects. Wells later supervised the animation on Who Framed Roger Rabbit. After the closing of Richard Williams Studio, Wells became a member of Amblimation, a studio owned by Steven Spielberg, where he served as director on films such as An American Tail: Fievel Goes West, We're Back! A Dinsaur's Story and Balto. Wells was set to direct a sequel to Casper, but the project was cancelled. After the closure of Amblimation Wells joined DreamWorks where he worked as storyboard artist on many animated projects, he also directed The Prince of Egypt which was nominated for an Annie Award. In 2002 he directed his first live-action film, a film adaptation of his great-grandfather's book The Time Machine. Wells went back to DreamWorks Animation, where he continued as a story artist for films such as Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002), Shrek 2 (2004), Madagascar (2005) and Flushed Away (2006). In 2011 he co-wrote and directed Mars Needs Moms using motion-capture technology during the filming. Wells resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Wendy, and daughters Meredith and Teagan.

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