David Lane (born 1940 or 1941) is a British television and film director, best known for his association with series produced by [1 ] Gerry Anderson's AP Films.
Lane directed several episodes of
(1965–66), including " Thunderbirds Attack of the Alligators!", as well as the two films (1966) and Thunderbirds Are Go (1968). He also worked on Anderson's other series up to Thunderbird 6 (1970–71) and UFO (2005), and would go on to collaborate with Anderson stalwart Gerry Anderson's New Captain Scarlet Derek Meddings on several other projects including (1978). Superman: The Movie
In 2006, he co-founded a new production company, Pineapple Squared Entertainment, with former
director Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends David Mitton and Michele Fabian Jones. Lane worked on the CGI adventure series until Mitton's death in 2008, at which time production was discontinued. Adventures on Orsum Island
Lane and Fabian Jones, a long-term business partner, founded the company
Lane Fabian Jones, of which Lane is a director. [2 ]
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^ La Rivière, Stephen (2009). Filmed in Supermarionation: A History of the Future. Neshannock, Pennsylvania: Hermes Press. p. 133. ISBN 978-1-932563-23-8. When Thunderbirds Are Go was entering production towards the end of 1965, Lane was 24 years old.
^ "About Us". Lane Fabian Jones . Retrieved . 2010-05-21
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