Simon Wells

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Simon Wells (born 1961 in Cambridge, England) is a British director and one of the employees who worked for Amblimation. He is the great grandson of H. G. Wells. Wells started his career at Richard Williams Animation, he worked as supervising animator for Robert Zemeckis's Who Framed Roger Rabbit. He later contributed with Zemeckis on Back to the Future Part II, and Back to the Future Part III. He is best known for directing The Time Machine (2002 remake). He also directed An American Tail: Fievel Goes West, Balto, The Prince of Egypt and the film adaptation of We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story. He is nominated for the 34th Annual Annie Awards "Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production" for his boarding of Flushed Away. Wells also worked on digital visual development on The Polar Express. He was a sequence supervisor on Kung Fu Panda and directed Mars Needs Moms. Description above from the Wikipedia article Simon Wells, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)

Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out in the west, where they are promised that mice and cats live in peace. Unfortunately, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Nibbelink  •  Simon Wells
CAST:  Phillip Glasser  •  James Stewart  •  Erica Yohn  •  Cathy Cavadini

Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out in the west, where they are promised that mice and cats live in peace. Unfortunately, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Nibbelink  •  Simon Wells
CAST:  Phillip Glasser  •  James Stewart  •  Erica Yohn  •  Cathy Cavadini

Balto (1995)

An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wells
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Jim Cummings

An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wells
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Jim Cummings

The Prince of Egypt (1998)

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This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Simon Wells  •  Steve Hickner
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Simon Wells  •  Steve Hickner
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

The Time Machine (2002)

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds mankind divided into two warring races.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wells
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Samantha Mumba  •  Phyllida Law  •  Laura Kirk

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds mankind divided into two warring races.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wells
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Samantha Mumba  •  Phyllida Law  •  Laura Kirk

We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)

Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the "Middle Future" in order to grant the wishes of children in New York City. They are to meet Dr. Bleeb of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Nibbelink  •  Simon Wells  •  Ralph Zondag  •  Dick Zondag
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Jay Leno  •  Walter Cronkite  •  Blaze Berdahl

Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the "Middle Future" in order to grant the wishes of children in New York City. They are to meet Dr. Bleeb of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Nibbelink  •  Simon Wells  •  Ralph Zondag  •  Dick Zondag
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Jay Leno  •  Walter Cronkite  •  Blaze Berdahl

Mars Needs Moms (2011)

When Martians suddenly abduct his mom, mischievous Milo rushes to the rescue and discovers why all moms are so special.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wells
CAST:  Seth Green  •  Joan Cusack  •  Dan Fogler  •  Breckin Meyer

When Martians suddenly abduct his mom, mischievous Milo rushes to the rescue and discovers why all moms are so special.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wells
CAST:  Seth Green  •  Joan Cusack  •  Dan Fogler  •  Breckin Meyer

The World's First Time Machine (2003)

Time travel is one of mankind's favorite fantasies. But what if it were possible to build a real time machine? To travel into the future, or the past? Scientists are now teetering on making that impossible dream, reality.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Craig Sechler  •  Bob Gale  •  Simon Wells  •  Tuyet Le

Time travel is one of mankind's favorite fantasies. But what if it were possible to build a real time machine? To travel into the future, or the past? Scientists are now teetering on making that impossible dream, reality.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Craig Sechler  •  Bob Gale  •  Simon Wells  •  Tuyet Le

The Prince of Egypt: From Dream to Screen (1999)

The making of The Prince of Egypt (1998).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Day
CAST:  Simon Wells  •  Kelly Asbury  •  Steve Hickner  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

The making of The Prince of Egypt (1998).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Day
CAST:  Simon Wells  •  Kelly Asbury  •  Steve Hickner  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

The Making of The Prince of Egypt (1998)

The "making of" documentary of Dreamworks' Biblical musical epic.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Sandra Bullock

The "making of" documentary of Dreamworks' Biblical musical epic.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Sandra Bullock