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Tim Hill

Tim Hill began his career in New York City, where he wrote and performed in live comedy sketches and musical comedy. He later moved into television animation, where he wrote and developed shows for Nickelodeon and Disney. He helped develop the hit series SpongeBob SquarePants, created by Stephen Hillenburg, and eventually became a head writer on the show. He was also a writer and the story editor on The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.

Hill has worked as a writer, story editor, producer and director on a number of television projects for Nickelodeon, Disney, Comedy Central, USA Network, ABC Family and Discovery Kids. He wrote, directed and produced the Nickelodeon stop-motion animation series Action League Now!!: Rock-A-Big-Baby.

Hill made his feature-film directing debut with Muppets From Space. His second feature was the Disney comedy Max Keeble's Big Move. He then directed Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties and followed that with Alvin and the Chipmunks for 20th Century Fox.

Hill was raised in Oakland, California. He majored in French literature at the University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on French cinema.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2011.
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Tim Hill Facts

OccupationDirector, Screenwriter

Selected Filmography

Not available.