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Sam Fell signs to Passion Pictures

14 January 2013

Passion Pictures is delighted to announce animated feature film director Sam Fell has signed to the company for worldwide commercials representation. Fell has recently been nominated for both an Academy Award and a BAFTA as co-director of the animated feature ParaNorman.

Fell has directed three animated features, Flushed Away for which he also created the original story (Dreamworks 2006), The Tales of Despereaux (Universal Pictures 2008) which he co-directed with Robert Stevenhagen and ParaNorman (Focus Features/Universal Pictures 2012) with co-director Chris Butler.

Passion Pictures

Fell was nominated for an Annie Award, a BAFTA and a Children's BAFTA for Flushed Away. Fell was also nominated for an Annie Award for The Tales of Despreaux.

Before his feature career took off, Fell was a commercials director at Aardman where he also developed Rabbits! a TV series for young children and directed 3 episodes of the series Rex the Runt. Fell says, "I've long been a fan of Passion Pictures - their work in cool, funny and exciting which are qualities I've always aspired to in my own work. I'm looking forward to a great partnership."

London

Contact Name
Hannah Kluman
Email
hannah@passion-pictures.com
Phone
44 +207 323 9933

Paris

Contact Name
Emilie Walmsley - Producer
Email
paris@passion-pictures.com
Phone
+33 (0)1 42 73 63 10

New York

Contact Name
Belinda Blacklock - Executive Producer
Email
info.nyc@passion-pictures.com
Phone
+ 1 212 725 9095