Tim Hill (director)

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Tim Hill
Born Timothy Hill
United States
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, animator, producer
Years active 1993–present
Notable work Muppets from Space
Max Keeble's Big Move
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties
Alvin and the Chipmunks
Hop
SpongeBob SquarePants
Spouse(s) Veronica Alicino
Relatives George Roy Hill (uncle)

Timothy "Tim" Hill is an American film director and screenwriter.

Career[edit]

Hill began his career in the 1990s as a television writer, director and storyboard artist for Rocko's Modern Life, Exit 57, KaBlam!, SpongeBob SquarePants and Kenny the Shark. He also created the KaBlam! skit Action League Now!!: Rock-A-Big-Baby.

Hill directed the live-action family films Muppets from Space, Max Keeble's Big Move, and the live-action/animated films Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties, Alvin and the Chipmunks and Hop.

Hill was also the writer and storyboard artist for The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.

Personal life[edit]

Hill is married to actress Veronica Alicino. He is the nephew of director George Roy Hill.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Director Writer Notes
1997 Action League Now!!: Rock-A-Big-Baby Yes Yes Also producer
1999 Muppets from Space Yes
2001 Max Keeble's Big Move Yes Also songwriter: "MacGoogle theme song"
2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Yes Also storyboard artist and story editor
2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Yes
2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks Yes
2011 Hop Yes
2014 Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever[2] Yes Yes
201? Short Circuit[3] Yes

Television[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result[4]
1995 CableACE Award Best Comedy Series
Shared with Cindy Caponera, Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, John C. Fisher, Joe Forristal, Nancy Geller, Jodi Lennon, Mitch Rouse & Amy Sedaris
Exit 57 Nominated
2006 Annie Award Best Writing in an Animated Television Production
Shared with Mike Bell, C.H. Greenblatt & Paul Tibbitt
SpongeBob SquarePants Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tim Hill biography and filmography"Tribute.ca. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
  2. ^ Sepinwall, Alan (November 27, 2014). "Review: 'Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever' With Aubrey Plaza As Grumpy Cat". HitFix. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  3. ^ Fleming, Mike (August 4, 2011). "Director Tim Hill Hops To Dimension’s ‘Short Circuit’ Reboot". Deadline. Retrieved December 16, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Tim Hill (III) - Awards". IMDb. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 

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