Simon Otto (II)

Animation Department | Director | Art Department
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KNOWN FOR 
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) | How to Train Your Dragon (2010) | Kung Fu Panda (2008)
AWARDS 
1 win & 1 nomination More »
BORN 
Jun 12, 1973 (age 44)
GUILDS *
IATSE
LANGUAGES *
German | French
WORK HISTORY *
Film | Television
JOB TYPES *
Directing
CITIZENSHIP *
Switzerland (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (17 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Goodbye VesnaGoodbye Vesna (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for HomeHome Additional Supervising Animator  Less 2015 $135MM $177MM / $388MM
  • Primary photo for How to Train Your Dragon 2How to Train Your Dragon 2 Head Of Character Animation, Story Artist, Story Artist  Less 2014 $145MM $177MM / $622MM
  • Primary photo for MaxMax (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Book of DragonsBook of Dragons (Video) Head Of Character Animation  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Dragons: Gift of the Night FuryDragons: Gift of the Night Fury (Video) Animation Consultant, Story Artist  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for How to Train Your DragonHow to Train Your Dragon Head Of Character Animation  Less 2010 $165MM $218MM / $495MM
  • Primary photo for Kung Fu PandaKung Fu Panda Additional Animator, Traditional Animator ("Crane" end credits) (uncredited)  Less 2008 $130MM $215MM / $632MM
  • Primary photo for EnchantedEnchanted Additional Animator (uncredited)  Less 2007 $85MM $128MM / $340MM
  • Primary photo for Bee MovieBee Movie Additional Animator  Less 2007 $150MM $127MM / $288MM
  • Primary photo for Flushed AwayFlushed Away Supervising Animator  Less 2006 $149MM $65MM / $178MM
  • Primary photo for Over the HedgeOver the Hedge Additional Character Designer  Less 2006 $80MM $155MM / $336MM
  • Primary photo for Shark TaleShark Tale Animator  Less 2004 $75MM $161MM / $367MM
  • Primary photo for Sinbad: Legend of the Seven SeasSinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Animator ("Jin & Li"), Supervising Animator ("Sinbad", "Jin and Li")  Less 2003 $60MM $26MM / $81MM
  • Primary photo for Spirit: Stallion of the CimarronSpirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Animator ("Spirit"), Supervising Animator ("Eagle")  Less 2002 $80MM $73MM / $123MM
  • Primary photo for The Road to El DoradoThe Road to El Dorado Animator ("Altivo" and "Cortes")  Less 2000 $95MM $51MM / $77MM
  • Primary photo for The Prince of EgyptThe Prince of Egypt Animator ("Moses")  Less 1998 $70MM $101MM / $219MM
Past Television (4 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Gummibär and Friends: The Gummy Bear ShowGummibär and Friends: The Gummy Bear Show (TV Series) Animation Director ( 16 episodes, 2016–2017 )  Less 2016–2017 16
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  • Primary photo for TrollhuntersTrollhunters (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Dragons: Race to the EdgeDragons: Race to the Edge (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for Legend of the Boneknapper DragonLegend of the Boneknapper Dragon (TV Short) Supervising Animator  Less 2010
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Les Gobelins * – Assistant Animator 1996 paris/France

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • VES Awards * – Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture How to Train Your Dragon 2010

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Director *
  • Head of Character Animation *
  • Supervising Animator *
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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