Simon will be participating in our Industry Days, where he will be giving a presentation on: How to be picked as an animation studio alongside Karen Davidsen.
Simon Quinn has been working in the Film and Television industry for over 34 years.
He started his career at Spitting Image in 1987. Discovered stop-motion animation at Film Fair in 1990, on classics such as The Wombles. In 2002 he re-booted and line-produced Fireman Sam (CBeebies) and two series of Hannah’s Helpline (Ch5 Milkshake) Line Produced Wes Anderson’s Academy nominated Fantastic Mr. Fox 2009 . Line Producer on Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie 2012 (Disney) In 2013 he produced sixteen commercials with multi award winning Passion Pictures. Working with Baby Cow Animation & Smiley Guy Studios Canada 2014-15 he co-created with Simon Rolph Wussywat the Clumsy Cat 52 x 5 minutes preschool series for CBeebies. In 2015 he become the Animation Producer for Wes Anderson’s Academy nominated Feature Film Isle of Dogs released 2018. Currently producing Series 3 of the Annie and double Emmy award winning animation series The Adventures of Paddington for Studio Canal. He is also a consultant producer for Magic Light Pictures on the multi award winning Julia Donaldson classics such as Superworm, Zog and the Flying Drs & The Snail and the Whale and most recently The Smeds and the Smoos.