Simon Quinn has been working in the Film and Television industry for over 30 years. He is currently producing The Adventures of Paddington Bear for Studio Canal airing on Nickelodeon in 2020 & The Snail & The Whale for Magic Light Pictures airing Christmas 2019 on BBC 1. He started his career at Spitting Image as a puppet maker in 1987 and discovered stop-motion animation whilst working at Film Fair in 1990, on classics such as The Wombles. He later formed a model making company The Puppet Factory in 1994 providing models to the animation industry. In 2002 he re-booted and line-produced the new series of Fireman Sam (CBBC) and two series of Hanna’s Helpline (Ch5 Milkshake) Then Line Produced Wes Anderson’s critically acclaimed, Academy nominated Fantastic Mr. Fox 2009 (20th Century Fox). After which he was Line Producer on Tim Burton’s stop-frame feature Frankenweenie 2012 (Disney) Seeking fresh challenges he switched from long format productions to producing over sixteen commercials in 3D, CGI and 2D with multi award winning Passion Pictures. Working with Baby Cow Animation & Smiley Guy Studios Canada in 2014-15 co-created with Simon Rolph, produced Wussywat the Clumsy Cat a 52 x 5 minutes preschool series which is currently airing on CBeebies, distributed worldwide by Aardman Animations. At the end of 2015 He then went on to become the Animation Producer for Wes Anderson’s Academy nominated Feature Film Isle of Dogs released March 2018.