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Simon Otto (II)

Simon Otto is the Head of Character Animation of the How to Train Your Dragon series for DreamWorks Animation. In addition to overseeing the animation of the film, Simon has been instrumental in developing the look of the characters, their personalities, and the overall style of the animation. Born and raised in Gommiswald, just outside of Zurich ... See full bio »

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 2018 How to Train Your Dragon 3 (head of character animation) (announced)
 2015/II Home (additional supervising animator)
 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (head of character animation) / (story artist)
 2011 Book of Dragons (Video short) (head of character animation)
 2011 Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury (Video short) (animation consultant) / (story artist)
 2010 Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon (TV Short) (supervising animator)
 2010 How to Train Your Dragon (head of character animation)
 2008 Kung Fu Panda (additional animator) / (traditional animator: "Crane" end credits - uncredited)
 2007 Bee Movie (animator)
 2007 Enchanted (additional animator - uncredited)
 2006 Flushed Away (supervising animator)
 2006 Over the Hedge (additional character designer)
 2004 Shark Tale (animator)
 2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (animator: "Jin & Li") / (supervising animator: "Sinbad", "Jin and Li")
 2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (animator: "Spirit") / (supervising animator: "Eagle")
 2000 The Road to El Dorado (animator: "Altivo" and "Cortes")
 1998 The Prince of Egypt (animator: "Moses")
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 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (story artist)
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 2013/I Max (Short) (special thanks)
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 2006-2010 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary)
- How to Train Your Dragon (2010) ... Himself

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