Tim Johnson (film director)

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Tim Johnson (born August 27, 1961) is an American film director.wikipedia
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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas

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Johnson has directed many films for DreamWorks Animation such as Antz, Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, and Over the Hedge. While at DreamWorks Animation, he also directed Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, Home (an adaptation of The True Meaning of Smekday), and the Christmas television special Kung Fu Panda Holiday, and additionally served as executive producer for How to Train Your Dragon.
It was directed by Tim Johnson and Patrick Gilmore from a screenplay by John Logan, and stars the voices of Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Joseph Fiennes.

Over the Hedge (film)

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Johnson has directed many films for DreamWorks Animation such as Antz, Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, and Over the Hedge. Johnson won two Annie awards on Antz and Over the Hedge, an Audience Award on Over the Hedge, and a Grand Prize for The Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror VI".
Produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures, which acquired the live-action DreamWorks studio the same year, the film was directed by Tim Johnson and Karey Kirkpatrick in his directorial debut, from a screenplay by Len Blum, Lorne Cameron, David Hoselton and Kirkpatrick.

Home (2015 film)

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Recently, he directed the 2015 film Home. While at DreamWorks Animation, he also directed Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, Home (an adaptation of The True Meaning of Smekday), and the Christmas television special Kung Fu Panda Holiday, and additionally served as executive producer for How to Train Your Dragon.
Loosely based on Adam Rex's 2007 children's book The True Meaning of Smekday, the film was directed by Tim Johnson from a screenplay by Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember, and stars the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez, and Matt Jones.

Antz

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Johnson has directed many films for DreamWorks Animation such as Antz, Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, and Over the Hedge. Johnson won two Annie awards on Antz and Over the Hedge, an Audience Award on Over the Hedge, and a Grand Prize for The Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror VI".
Antz is a 1998 American computer animated adventure comedy film directed by Eric Darnell and Tim Johnson, and written by Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz and Todd Alcott.

Pacific Data Images

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He later joined Pacific Data Images in 1988 and two years later co-founded the studio's Character Animation Group.
Early in 1990, Tim Johnson and Rex Grignon officially formed PDI's Character Animation Group with the mandate to develop a group of artists with the creative and technical skills needed to produce a feature-length CG-animated film.

Pillsbury Doughboy

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He also directed the first CG Pillsbury Doughboy commercial.
The first CGI commercial was broadcast in 1992 and was directed by Tim Johnson who at that time was working for PDI.

Kung Fu Panda Holiday

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While at DreamWorks Animation, he also directed Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, Home (an adaptation of The True Meaning of Smekday), and the Christmas television special Kung Fu Panda Holiday, and additionally served as executive producer for How to Train Your Dragon.
Kung Fu Panda Holiday is a 2010 American computer-animated Christmas television special produced by DreamWorks Animation and directed by Tim Johnson.

The True Meaning of Smekday

While at DreamWorks Animation, he also directed Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, Home (an adaptation of The True Meaning of Smekday), and the Christmas television special Kung Fu Panda Holiday, and additionally served as executive producer for How to Train Your Dragon.
It was announced on June 20, 2012 that Tim Johnson was set to direct the film, with Rihanna and Jim Parsons voicing the lead roles, and the film would be released in fourth-quarter 2014.

Treehouse of Horror VI

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Johnson won two Annie awards on Antz and Over the Hedge, an Audience Award on Over the Hedge, and a Grand Prize for The Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror VI".
The animation was provided by Pacific Data Images (PDI) and overseen by Tim Johnson.

Abominable (2019 film)

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She was then replaced by Tim Johnson and Todd Wilderman.

DreamWorks Animation

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Johnson has directed many films for DreamWorks Animation such as Antz, Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, and Over the Hedge. While at DreamWorks Animation, he also directed Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, Home (an adaptation of The True Meaning of Smekday), and the Christmas television special Kung Fu Panda Holiday, and additionally served as executive producer for How to Train Your Dragon.

Northwestern University

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He studied at Northwestern University where he earned a BA in English Literature.

English literature

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He studied at Northwestern University where he earned a BA in English Literature.

Computer animation

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His introduction to computer animation came in 1985 while he worked on the staff at Post Effects in Chicago.

The Simpsons

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Johnson won two Annie awards on Antz and Over the Hedge, an Audience Award on Over the Hedge, and a Grand Prize for The Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror VI".

Christmas

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While at DreamWorks Animation, he also directed Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, Home (an adaptation of The True Meaning of Smekday), and the Christmas television special Kung Fu Panda Holiday, and additionally served as executive producer for How to Train Your Dragon.

Television special

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While at DreamWorks Animation, he also directed Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, Home (an adaptation of The True Meaning of Smekday), and the Christmas television special Kung Fu Panda Holiday, and additionally served as executive producer for How to Train Your Dragon.

How to Train Your Dragon (film)

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While at DreamWorks Animation, he also directed Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, Home (an adaptation of The True Meaning of Smekday), and the Christmas television special Kung Fu Panda Holiday, and additionally served as executive producer for How to Train Your Dragon.

1998 Toronto International Film Festival

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* Antz by Eric Darnell and Tim Johnson