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Biography #2Simon Wells has a background in both animated and live action films, though The Time Machine marks his live action directorial debut. He most recently co-directed DreamWorks' award-winning animated epic The Prince of Egypt. He had previously directed the animated feature Balto, and co-directed both An American Tail II: Fievel Goes West and We're Back: A Dinosaur's Story.
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 the live action arena, Wells did storyboard and design work on the hits Back to the Future Part II and Part III.
Bio courtesy DreamWorks (08-May-2002)