His animation credits include co-directing DreamWorks' award-winning animated epic The Prince of Egypt and directing the Universal animated feature Balto.
Hailing from England, Wells began his professional career working with famed animator Richard Williams, directing commercials. He later served as a supervising animator on the innovative comedy Who Framed Roger Rabbit, which seamlessly blended animation and live action.
In addition to his directing work, Wells has done storyboard and design work in live action (Back to the Future Part II and Part III), traditional, CG and stop-frame animation (Ants, Chicken Run, Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron, Shrek II, Kung Fu Panda), and motion capture (Polar Express.) Wells resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Wendy, and daughters Meredith and Teagan.
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